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What is a hedge fund and how does it work?

Hedge funds are pooled investment funds that aim to maximize returns and protect against market losses by investing in a wider array of assets. Hedge funds charge higher fees and have fewer regulations, which can make them riskier. Individuals, large companies, and pension funds may invest in hedge funds as long as they meet asset requirements. Visit Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Meet Young Wall Street’s diversity champions

Hello readers, Happy Saturday, and welcome to Insider Finance. Here's a rundown of trending stories from the past week:If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.How SVB Leerink is luring top bankers with juicy pay and a big opportunity to build a new dealmaking powerhouse Samantha Lee/I...
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$55 billion hedge fund Marshall Wace is reportedly planning its first investments in the crypto market

Paul Marshall, CIO and Chairman at Marshall Wace LLP, at a conference in New York. Photo by: Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images London-based hedge fund Marshall Wace is planning its first investments in the cryptocurrency market, the Financial Times reported, amid steadily increasing interest in the digital asset space from major financial institutions. The $55 billion dollar group is reportedly looking to invest in blockchain technology, payments systems, and stablecoins.It is also exploring to launch a portfolio for privately owned digital finance companies in their late stages, sources told the Financial Times. The launch will be led by Amit Rajpal, CEO of Marshall Wace Asia and co-founder of Indian fintech firm Niyogin. The potential size of the p...