Ex-Point72 portfolio manager to launch macro hedge fund Entheos: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Erik Cetrulo, a former portfolio manager at Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, is raising funds for a global macro discretionary hedge fund and is targeting a launch in the first quarter of 2019, two sources familiar with the situation said. Entheos Capital Advisors formed its limited partnership in recent weeks, and […]

Illinois Wants to Launch a Huge Get-Out-the-Vote Campaign—In Jails

The voting rights of felons have been top of mind among criminal justice reformers for years. But that conversation has overlooked a group that, although technically eligible to vote, is often unable to cast a ballot: people who are awaiting trial in jail.  An Illinois bill that passed last month aims to change that. The bill, which the governor is expected to sign […]

Assange launch not going as Ecuador says Great britain reluctant tends reconcile

Assange launch not going as Ecuador says Great britain reluctant tends reconcile

Ecuador said its efforts to negotiate with the UK over WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange’s exit from its embassy in London have failed. Assange has been living in the embassy since 2012. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa told reporters on Friday that the UK was unwilling to take part in talks. “On the issue of mediation, […]

Smithsonian Leader Who Helped Launch the American Indian Museum Dies at 91

Smithsonian Leader Who Helped Launch the American Indian Museum Dies at 91

Robert McCormick Adams, who served as the ninth-number Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1984 through 1994, died Saturday, January 27, in Chula Vista, California. He was 91. Passionate about his causes and compassionate toward his coworkers, Adams was a serious academic who eschewed the ivory tower in favor of bettering the lives of those around […]

SpaceX to launch top secret ‘Zuma’ payload after weeks of delays

SpaceX to launch top secret ‘Zuma’ payload after weeks of delays

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 14:17 SpaceX will finally launch Zuma, a mysterious “restricted” payload for the US government, on Sunday – weather permitting. A series of snaps and poor weather have delayed the project for months. The launch is set to take place at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida between 8pm […]

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

Top Story A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics. The researchers describe a new approach for greatly increasing the conductivity of organic semiconductors, which are […]