Reuters/ Brian Snyder North Carolina-based hedge fund manager Mark Yusko, the founder of Morgan Creek Capital Management, has put together a scorecard on some of his hits/misses from 2014. Last year, he gave 30 macro calls at his conference, The Investment Institute Spring Forum, in Cary, North Carolina. He shared an update at this year’s forum that took place […]

Andrew Burton/Getty Images GoPro CEO Nick Woodman had a more than $ 75 million pay bump last year. Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav took home more than $ 150 million last year, making him the highest-paid chief executive in the US. Each of the top 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2014 made more than $ 50 […]

AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, France on June 17, 2014. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was the highest-paid female executive last year, taking home $ 42.1 million, according to a new list from The New York Times. However, Mayer’s haul still puts her […]

The eurozone’s trade surplus hit a massive €194.8 billion in 2014, according to figures just out. That’s way up from 2014′s €152.3 billion, an increase of more than 27%. The eurozone’s trade surplus in general has been getting bigger. Deutsche Bank have been referring to this process as the “Euroglut”. In short, Europe is attracting a […]

Billionaire Leon Cooperman, the founder of Omega Advisors, said his fund’s returns last year were “embarrassing.”  The fund dropped 4.2% in the fourth quarter of 2014. Omega ended the year down 2.8%, according to the latest investor letter posted by ValueWalk.  “We are disappointed by our 2014 performance, both in absolute terms and relative to […]

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett 2014 didn’t pan out so well for Warren Buffett’s successors. Berkshire Hathaway’s Todd Combs and Ted Weschler both failed to beat the market this year, according to a Fortune report. Although Berkshire does not provide individual manager returns, Fortune calculated Combs’ portfolio as down 0.3 percent. Combs’ biggest […]

Reuters Here’s what we learned in 2014 — it doesn’t matter how well hedge funds do, employees will still be incredibly well paid. According to the 2015 Hedge Fund Compensation report, employees got a boost to both their base pay and bonuses, with average cash compensation reported around $ 368,000.  Base salary grew by the […]