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WSJ Editor Leaves for Hedge Fund

Oct 27, 2013
Jing Chen

The Wall Street Journal’s Jim Oberman has left the renowned newspaper to join a hedge fund firm.

ValueWalk reported that Oberman, who has been with the Journal for four years, will start his new research position at start-up firm Aravt Global on Monday.

While the transition may initially strike as an odd comparison, Oberman is switching from doing research for a newspaper to doing research for a financial firm.

Aravt Global is led by former Ziff Brothers Investments portfolio manager Yen Liow.


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