Renaissance Technologies

Top Revenues for Hedge Fund Managers

May 23, 2017 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Despite the fact that investor returns for hedge funds were somewhat “disappointing,” hedge fund managers did not feel the pinch.  Indeed, over the last ten years the industry has encountered very bad returns with Daniel S. Loeb referring to it a “catastrophic period.” Bringing home a staggering $11 billion, the top 25 hedge fund managers […]

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Renaissance Technologies Beating the Odds

October 13, 2016 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

In the midst of what to some observers looks like a shrinking of the hedge fund industry, Renaissance Technologies, LLC, seems to be an exception. Renaissance uses closely held computer models and alogorithms to pick its bets. After a period of inconclusive results, the fund seems to have finally found its legs. For over a […]

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Managers Face Deep Pay Cuts During 2014’s Bad Year for Hedge Funds

May 10, 2015 Maria Morales Economic Barometer

It is no secret that 2014 was one of the worst years in history for hedge fund returns. And don’t think the managers of these funds haven’t had to take some of the responsibility, in the form of lower wages. As a group the 25 top-earning hedge fund managers collected what most of us would […]

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Renaissance Technologies Founder James Simons Donates $150 Million to Stony Brook University

December 18, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to a statement recently released by the school, Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons and his wife are donating $150 million to Stony Brook University in New York. Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo and the University are scheduled to announce the gift at the school’s campus on Long Island. The donation is the largest […]

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