Managers at several high-profile hedge funds met with Republicans Monday night to draw up some strategy ideas for the upcoming midterm elections, according to a report by wordily-named hedge fund trade mag AR: Absolute Return + Alpha.
Citing a “person familiar with the event,” AR says SAC Capital Advisors’ Steve Cohen convened the meeting Read More
From The Lord Norman Foster
The supporters of The New Globe Theater–the proposed Castle Williams arts center on Governors Island–already have lots of famous friends. (Moby! Pacino! Amy Sacco! Philip Seymour Hoffman! Moby!!).
But nothing helps like bedding secretive right-wing billionaire Bruce Kovner. The Lincoln Center vice-chairman has joined the board, Read More
Let’s talk about the neoconservative network, and make a few connections, then a theoretical leap. Start at the top. Lately Vanity Fair has reported that Vice President Dick Cheney travels everywhere with a biological and chemical suit. No more specifics than that. It’s not like Cheney invited VF into his closet. (He’s more Read More
With gray skies, rain and temperatures hovering in the 50′s, you’d be excused for thinking it was November rather than the height of spring. But a sure sign that the season was a-bud: The pickup of wealthy women’s furs, moving from cedar closets to summer storage, continued unabated, as was the case on April 26. Read More
First, society milled about in it. Then bird-watchers did. Then shutterbugs. Now, the landmark town house at 1130 Fifth Avenue will be reintroduced to society. That is, after New York investor Bruce Kovner gets his hands on it.
On Nov. 9, Mr. Kovner, a Wall Street fund manager, paid $17.5 million for the five-story mansion Read More