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Exxon bans employees from traveling to West Africa

Oil Barrels

Exxon Mobil announced on Thursday that it has banned employees to travel to areas most affected by Ebola, as the disease has disrupted its operations in West Africa, including future plans to drill off the shore of Liberia.

'Dr. Doom' Roubini reveals his black swan scenarios

Black Swan

Economist Nouriel Roubini, renowned for his foretelling of the housing bust and financial crisis, has revealed the key flashpoints that are keeping him up at night, which he believes could hit "rationally complacent" financial markets.

New London hedge fund startups grow


Former managers at Millennium Management LLC, Ziff Brothers Investments LLC, Carlyle Group LP and TPG-Axon Capital Management LP are starting hedge funds, leading a recovery in capital raising in London.