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    John Taylor Will Not Go Gently Into That Good Night

    Don’t tell the FX Concepts founder that 70 is a good time to slow down and accept that your models don’t work anymore: John Taylor’s got a new office to sleep in and will busy himself at his typewriter until he can convince people to let him manage their money again.

    / Jan 10, 2014 at 4:38 PM
  • Hedge Funds

    Ken Griffin Doesn’t Need You Anymore

    Nobody believed this day would come. Nobody, that is, except Ken Griffin. Five years ago, when his flagship hedge funds were losing 50%-plus, who ever imagined Ken Griffin would ever again be in a position to say, “thanks but no thanks” to an investor who actually wanted to put money in to the Kensington and/or […]

    / Oct 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
  • Hedge Funds

    Area Man Chooses Homelessness Over Being A Former Hedge Fund Manager

    John Taylor nurtured FX Concepts, the currency hedge fund he founded in 1981, into a strapping $14.2 billion powerhouse in 2007. Over the past six years, he’s done whatever the opposite of nurturing is, watching New York-based FX shrivel into a money-losing boutique which institutional investors line up to flee from. But he’s not giving […]

    / Oct 8, 2013 at 2:20 PM
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    FX Concepts’ John Taylor Can’t Get Over The Similarities Between Hitler And Ben Bernanke

    John Taylor, Chief Investment Officer of FX Concepts, has been doing a lot of thinking about the economy lately and he keeps coming back to one thing– how similar things are to Europe just prior to World War II and how Bernanke’s actions are eerily reminiscent to those of Adolf Hitler. Sure, the facial hair […]

    / Oct 21, 2010 at 11:57 AM

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