Private equity firm founder Bradford Freeman made it onto the field for one play as a Stanford University scholarship football player and jokes that he is “the highest-paid student-athlete, per minute, in history.”
A degree from an elite academic school can make a player a magnet for bullying from teammates in the National Football League, according to a former Harvard University linebacker who spent seven seasons in the NFL.
Dres Anderson scored two touchdowns as the University of Utah won 27-21 to hand fifth-ranked Stanford University its first loss of the college football season and break the Cardinal’s 13-game winning streak.
D.E. Shaw & Co., the $20 billion asset manager founded by David Shaw, is moving Julius Gaudio , one of its six executive committee members, to Hong Kong from New York to increase the ranks of senior management in Asia.
David Shaw and Fred Eychaner, two of President Barack Obama’s top financial supporters, contributed $500,000 apiece to Organizing for Action, according to figures released today by the nonprofit group born out of the president’s re-election campaign organization.
D.E. Shaw & Co., the $21 billion hedge-fund firm founded by David Shaw, was among investors that bought American International Group Inc. shares as the U.S. Treasury Department reduced its majority stake in the insurer.