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Fed Gives Banks More Time to Sell Private-Equity, Hedge Fund Stakes

WSJ – The Federal Reserve on Thursday said it would give banks two more years to sell private equity and hedge fund stakes covered by the Volcker rule, a win for banks who had requested more time to unwind positions. […]

Male bankers beat females in hedge fund job hunt

CNBC – Wall Street may not be the old boys club it once was, but breaking into the rarefied world of hedge funds is still easier for men than women. That’s the conclusion of a study of the class of […]

Hedge fund Brevan Howard launches Argentina fund

Reuters – Brevan Howard, one of Europe’s biggest hedge fund managers, has launched a fund to invest in Argentinean assets, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed. The hedge fund firm, which managed more than $34 billion at […]

Ex-Wife of British Hedge Fund Manager Chris Hohn Won’t Appeal $531 Million Divorce

NYT – A $531 million divorce judgment in a case that has riveted Britain appears poised to stand after the ex-wife of a hedge fund manager said she would not appeal the decision. In late November, a London high court […]

Goldman Gives Hedge Funds Advice On Sharpe Ratio Portfolio

ValueWalk – Goldman Sachs thinks considering the top stocks based on its Sharpe ratio portfolio could help their hedge fund clients in making appropriate decisions, a recent Kickstart strategy report dated December 12 said. If it were ranked, the Goldman […]

No more hedging on hedge-fund fees

Crain’s – Bet you didn’t know the city paid more than a half-billion dollars last fiscal year to Wall Streeters who manage pension funds for teachers, police, firefighters and other municipal workers. Bet you also didn’t know the fees have […]

Hedge Funds, Past and Future

Bloomberg View – This has turned out to be a year of milestones for the hedge-fund industry. It is a tale we have chronicled all year. As markets barrel into the end of the fourth quarter, it’s worth reviewing the […]

SEC Adopts Recommendations For Changing Accredited Investor Definition

Sadis & Goldberg – The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 mandates that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) review and update the definition of an “Accredited Investor”. On October 9, 2014, the […]

Turmoil Boosts Hedge Funds That Bet Against Russia, Oil

Bloomberg – Randy Smith’s Alden Global Capital has been betting against the ruble for the past month and a half. Yesterday, it paid off when Russia’s currency fell as much as 19 percent. Alden, a $1.8 billion New York-based hedge […]

Boomers are finding easier access to hedge funds

MarketWatch – A generation of investors nearing retirement is increasingly looking at alternative investments, such as commodities, real estate, private equity and hedge funds, not only to reach for higher returns but also to provide a hedge against risk through […]

No hedging possibility of Staples merger now

Boston Globe – I stopped in at a Staples store over the weekend and saw lots of merchandise offered as doorbuster-style values: a $200 printer available for half price, an office chair discounted from $180 to $99.99, and the steal […]

Goldman Sachs plans smart-beta, hedge-fund-like ETFs

MarketWatch – Goldman Sachs GS, -1.20% has signaled it’s stepping up its efforts in the fast-growing, $2 trillion U.S. ETF industry. In a regulatory filing on Friday, the giant bank revealed plans for 11 exchange-traded funds that take smart-beta or […]

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