Hedge Funds Are Part of a Tricky Money Maneuver to Put Hillary in the White House -- By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: April 5, 2016 James Simons, Founder of Renaissance Technologies Hedge Fund At the Democratic debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on November 14, 2015, Hillary Clinton attempted to portray herself as the fierce enemy of hedge funds. She told the audience
Top Sponsors of Senator Chuck Schumer of New York Paul, Weiss et al - $145,550 Paulson & Co - $142,100 Weitz & Luxenberg - $86,200 Schulte, Roth & Zabel - $80,600 Lazard Ltd - $78,150 Blackstone Group - $71,900 Credit Suisse Group - $69,450 Ernst & Young - $68,500 Renaissance Technologies - $67,200 New York Life Insurance - $52,300
A lawsuit filed by a former employee sheds new light on the pathologies of the Mercer family. Robert Mercer – the “Renaissance Technologies” co-chief executive who bankrolled Donald Trump’s presidential campaign – once said black Americans are “the only racist people remaining in the U.S.,” according to a lawsuit brought by former employee David Magerman.
‘You Have to Stop,’ Renaissance Executive Tells Boss About Trump Support
A clash involving Renaissance Technologies hedge-fund billionaire Robert Mercer, who supports President Donald Trump, and another executive of the firm, who opposes the president, reflects divides at other U.S. workplaces.
How Hedge Fund Billionaire James Simons Is Changing Math Education
Before Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons became a hedge fund billionaire, he taught math. Now he's supporting the National Math Festival in Washington, DC and has become a proponent of improving math education in the U.S.