#Hedgepaper No. 23 – HEDGE FUNDS AND THE GOP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

27 Oct 2015
Your Boulder Debate Scorecard Billionaire hedge fund managers stand astride the worlds of Wall Street and Washington like giants, using millions in campaign cash and lobbying retainers to expand their wealth.... Read More
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Hedge Clippers to Cuomo: Stand with Puerto Rico — Not With Hedge Fund Billionaires

30 Jul 2015
July 30, 2015 Dear Governor Cuomo – It is with a growing sense of outrage that we write to you today about the horrifying debt crisis in Puerto Rico. This is a crisis that several of your top New York hedge fund donors are actively exploiting and deepening, in a shameless, morally repugnant effort to make as much money as possible.... Read More
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#HedgePapers No. 10 – The Double Standard of Success Academy

20 Apr 2015
Hedge Fund Hypocrisy: The Double Standard of Success Academy Success Academy – the charter-school chain and political launching pad for anticipated mayoral candidate Eva Moskowitz — is a favored charity for many hedge fund managers.           But beneath their rhetoric about fighting poverty and supporting academic achievement is a real double standard.... Read More
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#HedgePapers No.7: Rahm Emanuel and his Hedge Fund Flash Boys

26 Mar 2015
Rahm’s top backers — high-frequency traders critiqued in the New York Times bestseller “Flash Boys” When looking at the top donors to Rahm Emanuel’s campaign, a theme eventually emerges out of the dark pools of campaign cash. Many of Rahm’s top contributors are heads of “high-frequency trading” funds—a murky and controversial trading strategy that is currently the subject of several class-action lawsuits.... 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.3: Hedge Funds and the Destruction of the Upstate Economy

2 Mar 2015
Alternative asset managers and the damage they inflict on New York communities: It’s a real life Hunger Games. The financial elite cloister themselves away in gleaming taxpayer-subsidized towers, sitting on riches they earned by devastating economies in upstate New York and beyond. They earn special treatment from Governor Andrew Cuomo and his buddies in the State Senate by splashing their ill-gotten gains into political races.... Read More
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#HedgePapers No.1: Leonard Litwin

14 Feb 2015
100-year-old Leonard Litwin, owner of Glenwood Management, is one of the most well-known residential developers in New York, not only for his opulent Manhattan high-rises, but for his recently reported connections to Sheldon Silver and Governor Andrew Cuomo, both whom have been financial recipients of Glenwood’s in exchange for seemingly favorable tax and government treatment.[1] Recent reports have widely uncovered Litwin as one of the unnamed developers who made potentially unlawful payments to Sheldon Silver’s law firm, Goldberg & Iryami, for its tax appeal work.[2]... Read More
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