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Raymond Dalio (born August 8, 1949) is an American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist.wikipedia
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Bridgewater Associates

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Dalio is the founder of investment firm Bridgewater Associates, one of the world's largest hedge funds.
Bridgewater Associates is an American investment management firm founded by Ray Dalio in 1975.

Hedge fund

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Raymond Dalio (born August 8, 1949) is an American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist.
Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund firm with US$160 billion in assets under management as of 2017

Jackson Heights, Queens

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Raymond Dalio was born in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough.
Ray Dalio (born 1949), founder of Bridgewater Associates.

50 Most Influential (Bloomberg Markets ranking)

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In 2011 and 2012 he was listed by Bloomberg Markets as one of the 50 Most Influential people.
Money Managers: Larry Fink (4), Abigail Johnson (12), Ray Dalio (18), Jeffrey Gundlach (21), Paul Singer (26), Jonathan Gray (34), Ken Griffin (35), Michael Kim (42)

Harvard Business School

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Dalio received a bachelor's degree in finance from Long Island University (CW Post) and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1973.
Ray Dalio, 1973 – founded Bridgewater Associates

Paul Dalio

Second son Paul Dalio is a film director.
He is the son of hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio.

The Giving Pledge

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In April 2011, he and his wife Barbara joined Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge, vowing to donate more than half his fortune to charitable causes within his lifetime.

TED (conference)

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The Dalio Foundation was part of a group of foundations supporting the 2018 launch of TED's Audacious Project, an initiative to fund social entrepreneurs working to solve global issues.
Past speakers include Bill Clinton, Sean M. Carroll, Elon Musk, Ray Dalio, Cédric Villani, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall, Al Gore, Temple Grandin, Gordon Brown, David Cameron, Billy Graham, Richard Dawkins, Bill Gates, Dolph Lundgren, Bob Weir, Shashi Tharoor, Bono, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Leana Wen, Pope Francis, and many Nobel Prize winners.

Jon Rubinstein

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Jon Rubinstein, co-CEO of the fund, was announced to step down with Dalio, but would retain an advisory role.
Less than one year later, it was announced that Rubinstein was leaving the company because he and Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio "mutually agree that he is not a cultural fit for Bridgewater".

Billionaire

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Raymond Dalio (born August 8, 1949) is an American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist.

Bloomberg L.P.

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As of January 2019, he is #79 of the world's 100 wealthiest people, according to Bloomberg.

Queens

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Raymond Dalio was born in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough.

Northeast Airlines

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Dalio began investing at age 12 when he bought shares of Northeast Airlines for $300 and tripled his investment after the airline merged with another company.

Long Island University

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Dalio received a bachelor's degree in finance from Long Island University (CW Post) and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1973.

Master of Business Administration

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Dalio received a bachelor's degree in finance from Long Island University (CW Post) and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1973.

New York Stock Exchange

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After completing his education, Dalio worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and traded commodity futures.

Dominick & Dickerman

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He later worked as the Director of Commodities at Dominick & Dominick LLC.

Shearson

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In 1974, he became a futures trader and broker at Shearson Hayden Stone.

Westport, Connecticut

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The firm opened an office in Westport, Connecticut in 1981, and in 2005, the firm became the largest hedge fund in the world.

Assets under management

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The firm had $160 billion in assets under management, as of October 2017.

Financial crisis of 2007–2008

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In 2007, Bridgewater predicted the global financial crisis, and in 2008 Dalio published an essay, "How the Economic Machine Works; A Template for Understanding What is Happening Now", explaining his model for the economic crisis.

Time 100

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In 2012, Dalio appeared on the annual Time 100 list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Bloomberg Markets

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In 2011 and 2012 he was listed by Bloomberg Markets as one of the 50 Most Influential people.

Greenwich, Connecticut

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Dalio resides with his wife Barbara (married in 1976/77) in Greenwich, Connecticut, and is known to practice the Transcendental Meditation technique.

Connecticut

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Dalio resides with his wife Barbara (married in 1976/77) in Greenwich, Connecticut, and is known to practice the Transcendental Meditation technique.