Inside the rise and fall of Coatue’s quant fund — Biden’s impact on consumer banking — Steve Schwarzman talks ‘Blackstone TV’

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Inside the rapid rise and fall of Coatue’s quant fund

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Alex Morrell and Bradley Saacks take you inside Coatue’s now-defunct quant fund led by wunderkind Alex Izydorczyk.

We’ve got some incredible detail on how it all went down at the famously secret hedge fund. Alex and Bradley spoke to more than 20 sources to get the inside scoop.

This is one you won’t want to miss.

Click here to read the entire story.

OpenFin, the startup building an operating system for Wall Street, just landed an investment from Standard Chartered

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Some interesting funding news out of fintech OpenFin. Carter Johnson has all the details on what the startup is planning on doing with the cash, including expansion beyond its trader-focused roots. Read more here.

Experts at BCG break down what Joe Biden’s presidency will mean for consumer banking

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden makes remarks during a round table discussion.

Want to understand what President-elect Joe Biden’s regime will mean for retail banks? Carter Johnson has some nice analysis from a recent BCG report that gives some indication of what to expect. Read the story here.

Billionaire Blackstone founder Steve Schwarzman started ‘Blackstone TV’ to help connect with employees during the pandemic

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Blackstone cofounder and CEO Stephen Schwarzman.
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It’s not TV. It’s Blackstone TV. Steve Schwarzman, the billionaire founder and CEO of private-equity giant Blackstone, spoke about how a weekly management meeting that’s streamed to all Blackstone employees has helped the firm maintain transparency during the pandemic. Read more here

How BlackRock is plowing money that would have gone to travel into areas like Aladdin and iShares, according to its CFO

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Less business travel means some companies have money to burn. For BlackRock, those funds are going towards businesses like its iShares ETFs and Aladdin, according to the firm’s CFO. Rebecca Ungarino has the whole story. Read more here

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