Hedge Funds

Former Soros CIO in new fund venture

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Details remain scarce regarding Jacob Goldfield's planned hedge fund, but just three days after resigning as Soros Fund Management's chief investment officer, his venture is attracting plenty of interest.

Goldfield is expected to limit his fund to his specialty global macro bets. Goldfield developed his macro talents during his 16 years at Goldman, where he became one of its youngest partners in 1990, and went on to oversee the London fixed-income, commodities, and foreign currencies trading operation.

Like Soros's last CIO, Robert Bishop, Goldfield was in the job less than two years. In an internal memo, founder George