Hedge fund titan John Arnold shocked the investment world in May when he announced he was retiring at age 38. “After seventeen years as an energy trader, I feel that it’s time to pursue other interests,” wrote the former Enron trader who was one of the industry’s best performers over the past decade.Recently:
At the time Forbes speculated that Arnold, who signed the Giving Pledge with his wife Laura in 2010 and whose foundation had assets of $711 million, according to a 2010 filing with the IRS, might devote more of his time to philanthropy.
Today we learn a bit more about John’s and Laura’s latest $4 million project. The couple, who now work in offices next to one another with a removable divider, launched the Giving Library, a collection of videos featuring 250 charities, on Tuesday to help philanthropists learn about the nonprofits....MORE
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