We got a look at hedge fund Carlson Capital's returns, and they're rebounded big time in a brutal year

Business Insider – Carlson Capital’s two biggest multi-strategy funds, Black Diamond and Double Black Diamond, returned 2.4% and 2.6%, respectively, in 2018. That was after finishing down in the prior year, according to a document seen by Business Insider. Clint Carlson’s 25-year-old firm was able to bounceback from a poor …

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Barclays says talk of any Deutsche Bank merger is a red flag for earnings ? and the UK bank is slashing its price targets

Business Insider – German authorities are ramping up discussions about a possible merger between the country’s two biggest banks, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. The finance ministry asked the banking regulator to share the results of its analysis of a potential merger between the two. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Deutsche …

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Snap's ex-chief security officer and general counsel cofounded a new security startup called TerraTrue

Business Insider – Two of Snap’s most senior executives have teamed up to form a new security startup called TerraTrue. TerraTrue CEO Jad Boutros was formerly chief security officer at Snap and left in January 2018. Cofounder Chris Handman was general counsel at Snap until the summer of 2017. TerraTrue …

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The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyber attack

Business Insider – Cybersecurity experts are warning that the US is at greater risk of attack as the record partial government shutdown continues. Thousands of workers that monitor the nation’s defense systems are off work, and experts also worry that systems aren’t being upgraded or repaired. Essential workers are still …

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