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3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs's Oryza Asia Hedge Fund Said to Top $1 Billion

Goldman Sachs Investment Partners , set up to allow clients to invest with some of the bank's top proprietary traders, raised about $1 billion for its first Asia hedge fund, said two people with knowledge of the matter. The fund, named Oryza Capital LP, informed investors in June that it would stop taking additional money after capital committed had reached its capacity, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

5 hrs ago | Barron's

Turkey's Inflation: Most Serious Overshoot Since 2006

Turkey's central bank would have to reverse course to raise interest rates to address higher inflation and a dropping currency. Inflation of 10% is well ahead of the targeted range of 3% to 7% that Turkey's Central Bank is shooting for.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

6 hrs ago | News Max

Virginia Pension Sues 13 Banks Over Mortgage Securities Fraud

Citigroup Inc., Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. are among 13 banks whose units were sued for $1.15 billion by the state of Virginia, over claims they misled its retirement system about the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities. The suit in state court in Richmond is the largest financial fraud case ever brought by the commonwealth, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement today.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup, Stanley, Investment Services, Pension

8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Is Selling $500 Million in First Sukuk Sale

Three years after its first foray into the Islamic capital markets ended without a sale, investors piled in to buy sukuk debt from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. yesterday as the bank joined the governments of Hong Kong and the U.K. in selling debut Shariah-compliant bonds this year. The New York-based lender attracted bids for three times the $500 million of sukuk it sold yesterday, according to two people familiar with the deal, who asked not to be identified because the information is private.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets

9 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs gets strong demand for landmark sukuk issue

Goldman Sachs raised $500 million with its debut sale of Islamic bonds on Tuesday, becoming the first conventional U.S. bank to issue sukuk as Islamic finance develops beyond its traditional homes in the Middle East and southeast Asia. The bank drew about $1.5 billion of orders for the five-year sukuk, reflecting heavy demand among cash-rich Islamic funds for new credits.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ed Goldman: A winemaker discovers her palette while leading tours of a beer brewery

Winemaker Nicole Salengo , whom we met in yesterday's column, learned her art and science in Napa, New Zealand and Winters . But the Vermont native says it was her stint as a tour guide for Brewery Ommegang near Cooperstown in upstate New York that opened her eyes and palette to the chemistry and care of creating beverages.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Financial Services, Investment Services, Winters, CA, Davis, CA

11 hrs ago | Reuters

Goldman partner says Novo Banco should attract foreign bidders

Portugal's Novo Banco, the successor to Banco Espirito Santo after a state rescue, will likely attract bids from foreign banks, a partner at U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs said on Tuesday. The Portuguese government is seeking to sell Novo Banco swiftly to recover 4.9 billion euros , mostly public funds, poured into the lender last month.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Brazil, World News

15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Goldman Sachs-Led Investor Group Backs Privia Health for National Expansion

An investor group led by an affiliate of Goldman Sachs & Co. is funding the national expansion of Privia Health, LLC , a Virginia-based physician practice management and population health technology company serving independent physicians and large physician groups in partnership with managed care organizations and self-insured health plans.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, New York, Medicine

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Arlington's Privia Health lands $400M to begin national expansion

Arlington-based Privia Health LLC is getting a $400 million infusion to expand nationally, the company announced Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Financial Services, Investment Services

16 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

Denmark all set for the world's first human stem-cell trials

Before the trials can begin in Denmark, researchers must first experiment by inserting embryonic stem cells into the brains of sclerosis patients After decades of waiting, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the city hospital Rigshospitalet look all set to carry out the first ever stem-cell tests on humans. The joint research group involves some of the world's leading stem cell researchers, including the internationally-renowned American brain and stem cell researcher professor Steve A Goldman, who will be leading the efforts, most probably experimenting on people suffering from sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Copenhagen, NY, Financial Services, Investment Services

20 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Goldman Sachs sets IPT in 95 bps area over M/S for USD ...

DUBAI: Goldman Sachs has set initial price thoughts in the 95 basis points area over midswaps for its debut five-year, benchmark-sized U.S. dollar Islamic bond issue, a document from lead managers showed on Tuesday. Goldman picked itself, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, QInvest and the investment banking arm of Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank to arrange the investor meetings.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

ABA Banking Journal

SNL Report: Carolinas deal puts newcomer into list at #44

Raleigh, N.C.-based First Citizens BancShares Inc. was the only company that managed to break into the top 50 list of the largest U.S. banks and thrifts in the second quarter, following the company's June 10 announcement of its $676.4 million acquisition of Columbia, S.C.-based First Citizens Bancorp. Inc. The "big four" U.S. banks maintained positions, led by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, JP Morgan Chase , Citigroup, Mach One, Stanley, Investment Services

Wall Street Journal

Companies' Stock Buybacks Help Buoy the Market

Companies are buying their own shares at the briskest clip since the financial crisis, helping fuel a stock rally amid a broad trading slowdown. Corporations bought back $338.3 billion of stock in the first half of the year, the most for any six-month period since 2007, according to research firm Birinyi Associates.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets

AmericanBankingNews.com

T-Mobile Us Stock Rating Upgraded by Argus

A number of other firms have also recently commented on PCS. Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on shares of T-Mobile Us in a research note on Tuesday, September 2nd.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

Forbes.com

Social Impact Bonds Are Going Mainstream

I am the co-founder of Real Time Macroeconomics LLC, a financial technology firm that provides real-time, high frequency macroeconomic indicators of inflation, home prices, and employment derived from aggregate webscraped microdata. I previously worked as a client portfolio management senior analyst at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in their Quantitative Investment Strategies group, focusing on liquid alternative investments.

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Related Topix: Housing, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banking, Mathematics, Science, University of Chicago

The Motley Fool

Is Goldman Sachs One of the Best Companies in America?

In partnership with Glassdoor , our investment analysts are taking a closer look at some of the most popular companies in Glassdoor's career community. It's respected, if not feared, by peers.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Glassdoor, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley

Safehaven

Why Goldman Sachs is Wrong on Gold

Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs has recently reiterated its negative view on gold, which it has held for the past year. However, it is now doubling down on this view and advising clients to actually go short the metal.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing

TheStreet.com

Analysts' Actions: Cree, Nokia, Symantec, More

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News

RedOrbit

Internet-Based "A La Carte" TV Service Coming...

Verizon has announced plans to unveil a new Internet-based television service that will allow users to subscribe to and pay for only the channels they want to watch, various media outlets are reporting. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs investor conference on Thursday, Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said the new service is expected to premiere sometime next year and would eliminate the need for customers to pay for channels they never watch, the UPI news agency reported over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Marketing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Speculators Cut Gas Bets to 9-Month Low on Supply Growth: Energy

Hedge funds reduced bullish wagers on natural gas to the lowest level in more than nine months as U.S. shale production surges to an all-time high. Speculators lowered their net-long position across four benchmark contracts by 12 percent in the week ended Sept.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Stamford, CT, Science / Technology

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