China Wealth Fund Backs TPG Lender as Part of US Property Push – Bloomberg

China Investment Corp., the sovereign wealth fund that controls $814 billion in assets, is betting on U.S. real estate by investing in a commercial real estate lender formed by the money management firm TPG. In conjunction with last week’s initial public offering of TPG RE Finance Trust Inc., CIC disclosed in a U.S. regulatory filing that […]

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As Hedge Funds Bet on Falling Oil, Traders See a Different Story – Bloomberg

Hedge funds are still holding large bearish bets against oil and OPEC, yet out in the real world traders and refiners buying and selling actual barrels say it’s starting to look somewhat more bullish. “The market is looking a bit better,” Ian Taylor, chief executive officer of Vitol Group, the world’s largest oil trader, said […]

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Bitcoin Hedge Fund Launches Ethereum-Subscribed ICO Investment Vehicle – CoinDesk

The operators of a regulated, Jersey-based bitcoin hedge fund have officially closed a new $5 million fund aimed at investing in cryptocurrency tokens and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Backed by fund manager and former JP Morgan trader Daniel Masters, the offering by Global Advisors is the latest in a string of funds aimed at offering accredited investors exposure […]

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Gordon: Cards' retooling shouldn't be limited to the trade deadline – STLtoday.com

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny tackles his offensive challenge day by day, assembling his best batting order from what’s available. So center fielder Dexter Fowler was back in the leadoff spot against the Colorado Rockies on Monday night, while Matt Carpenter was resting a sore quadriceps muscle. Power-hitting shortstop Paul DeJong moved up into the No. […]

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BRAZIL: Ibovespa Rises On Commodities – Markets Insider

(RTTNews) – Ibovespa, the benchmark stock market index in Brazil, rose by 0.64% Monday, closing at 65,099.55 points, driven by commodity-linked stocks and the consumer sector. Investors await a significant volume of economic data in the days ahead, as well as corporate earnings and monetary policy decisions in Brazil and the United States. Vale’s shares […]

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Contreras homers as Quintana, Cubs beat Cards, tie Brewers – Lakenewsonline.com

JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer Willson Contreras yelled as he rounded first base and the ball landed in the bleachers at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs are having fun again, led by their exuberant catcher. Contreras hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, handing another victory to Jose Quintana, and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals […]

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