Altegris Managed Futures Strategy Fund , a mutual fund that allows less affluent clients to invest with some of the best-known hedge-fund commodities traders, has attracted $707 million since its start less than a year ago.
Eminem , Lady Gaga , Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder are confirmed fit to play. So are Prince , Arcade Fire, Soundgarden, Roxy Music and the Scissor Sisters. In this weird team, Bono is out with a back injury, and U2 substituted with Gorillaz.
The landmark Blackstone Hotel in downtown Chicago, which has hosted 12 U.S. presidents, opened in 2008 after a two-year, $116 million renovation. Inside the Beaux Arts structure, built in 1910, buffed marble staircases greet guests spending up to $699 a night for rooms with views of Lake Michigan.
In the gloom of the 1981-1982 recession, Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote a letter to a supporter about the upcoming midterm elections. “The issue, plainly put, is whether the center will hold -- in both parties,” said Moynihan, then a Democratic senator from New York. “In three decades of government and politics I have felt myself living in a comprehensible and creative political environment. Of a sudden, I am not certain. Of a sudden, both parties are under attack from extremes.”
White House Chief of Staff William Daley was discussing the Egyptian uprising -- massive protests, police in the streets -- and thought he had captured the impact of it well when he said, “The world will be watching.”