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2011-06-27 11:04:00

CHICAGO, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry M. Paulson, Jr., former United States Secretary of the Treasury and Goldman Sachs C.E.O., has announced the formation of the Paulson Institute, an independent center located at the University of Chicago and dedicated to fostering international engagement to address issues of global scope. The new Institute will have a special emphasis on relationships between the United States and China, serving as a focal point for policymakers, business...

2009-11-23 14:11:00

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southampton Hospital announced today that Jenny and John Paulson have donated $5 million to fund a new Emergency Department. The gift is the largest in the Hospital's history and will enable the Hospital to almost double the existing space and greatly expand its delivery of emergency care to residents and visitors of the South Fork of Long Island. Scheduled for completion by May 2010, The Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department...

2009-03-26 06:30:00

NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Plus, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (Hachette Book Group), announced today that it will publish a new book by former Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, Jr. It is scheduled for publication in October 2009. The book, which is yet-to-be titled, will be an insider's account of Paulson's experiences as Treasury Secretary and how he dealt with the greatest financial crisis confronting the United States -- and the world -- since the...

2009-03-25 07:34:01

It was a down year for U.S. hedge fund managers but the top 25 still made $11.6 billion in wages, an annual survey said. In the annual Institutional Investor's Alpha magazine ranking of hedge fund managers, the top wage earner for 2008 was James Simons, who earned $2.5 billion last year. The second highest moneymaker was John Paulson, whose strategy involved bets against the housing market. He earned $2 billion doing so last year, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The sums are even more...

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