Mansion Paper #1: Paul Tudor Jones

9 Apr 2015
Paul Tudor Jones, self-described income inequality crusader, purchases $71.2 million mansion Hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones, who  waxed apologetic about income inequality at his recent TED Talk, has just snapped up another waterfront mansion, this time on Palm Beach Florida’s “Billionaires’ Row.”   It’s an important investment for Tudor Jones, who only owns two other waterfront mansions.... Read More
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#YachtPaper No.1: Albany to Billionaires, Let Them Have Tax-Free Yachts!

31 Mar 2015
ALBANY’S LATEST TAX BREAKS FOR BILLIONAIRES Hedge Fund Managers and their Yachts and Planes and Helicopters; the State Budget and Cuomo and the Senate GOP; and the new multimillion dollar tax breaks for billionaires on their luxury toys This year’s New York state budget includes new sales tax exemptions for luxury yachts and private aircraft, including private jets and helicopters.[i] It’s a prime example of the power and influence of billionaires, hedge fund managers and their lobbyists, as well as the attention of the Albany political class to the care and feeding of their powerful patrons.... Read More
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#HedgePapers No.5: Paul Tudor Jones

12 Mar 2015
PAUL TUDOR JONES: Robin Hood or Robber Baron? Paul Tudor Jones II is an American billionaire with a reported net worth according to Forbes of $4.6 billion.[1] He is the founder of the Tudor Investment Corporation, a private asset management company and hedge fund. He resides in Greenwich, Connecticut, does the bulk of his business in New York City, and makes large-scale political contributions in a number of states.... Read More
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#HedgePapers No.4: How Hedge Funds Purchased Albany’s Lawmakers

4 Mar 2015
the Largest ever analysis of hedge fund influence in Albany shows that hedge funds & hedge fund managers spent $39.6 million in campaign cash An analysis by Competitive Advantage Research, which examined the campaign spending of 570 hedge fund managers and senior executives over the past fifteen years, shows that hedge fund managers have exercised considerable influence over lawmakers in New York.... Read More