Marc Lasry

Marc Lasry Says More Federal Stimulus is a Mistake

November 3, 2015 Ryan James Economic Barometer

After the economic crisis of 2008-2009, the US Federal Reserve lowered interest rates to help jump-start the economy. By providing inexpensive loans to businesses, the Fed hoped that the economy would get back on track. Unfortunately, growth continued to lag and the Fed decided more intense intervention was necessary. Thus was born the economic tool […]

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Marc Lasry

October 15, 2015 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Even though Marc Lasry of Avenue Capital Group is concerned about what effects the government’s budget crisis will have on the economy, he remains optimistic that all will be well. Lasry is even expecting growth of about 3 percent for the GDP, a full 1 percent higher than the consensus prediction of only 2 percent […]

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Avenue Capital Group News

May 10, 2015 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Avenue Capital Group recently raised approximately $700 million in new money for an energy oriented portfolio that it plans to cap at $1.25 billion by the end of June. The firm – controlled by brother and sister Marc Lasry and Sonia Gardner – is one of very few hedge funds that has utilized the dramatic […]

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