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Nascent Macro Hedge Fund Recovery Stalls

WSJ – October’s market turmoil has stopped a long-awaited recovery in macro hedge funds in its tracks. These traders of bonds, currencies and stocks have struggled in recent years to second-guess the moves of politicians and central bankers and anticipate […]

Ex-Jabre Capital Manager Said to Start Hedge Fund Firm

Bloomberg – Ziad Tabet, a former money manager at Philippe Jabre’s hedge fund, will start a firm in London next year, according to three people with knowledge of his plans. Amakor Capital Management LLP will deploy an event-driven strategy, said […]

Hedge Fund Maven Anthony Scaramucci On Calpers’ Folly, Activist Investors And The Revival Of Wall Street Week

Forbes – Steve Forbes: Thank you, Anthony, for joining us. To begin, in terms of hedge funds, as you know the overall performance of hedge funds has lagged the market in recent years. CalPERS, the largest hedge fund in the […]

Drawn to Lost Causes, Hedge Fund Seeks to Turn Them Around

NYT – RadioShack is burning through its cash. American Apparel is reeling from chaos in the boardroom. As these two prominent retailers struggle in the throes of financial recalibration, an under-the-radar hedge fund has emerged as perhaps their last hope […]

Hedge Funds Add to Venture-Capital Bounty

WSJ – Maverick Capital Ltd., one of the oldest hedge-fund firms, plans to launch its first venture-capital fund on Jan. 1, according to investors, with hopes of raising $400 million to take stakes in young companies. In pitching the fund […]

Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Hedge Fund Sues Ex-Employees Over New Fund

Forbes – Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates sued two former employees for falsely advertising their new hedge fund firm by exaggerating and misrepresenting their role at Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund firm that manages some $160 billion. Bridgewater Associates […]

US billionaire’s hedge fund dumps Sony stake

Business Times – US billionaire Daniel Loeb who last year tried to push Sony to spin off a key part of its business, has sold his shares in the struggling firm saying “more urgency will be necessary” to get it […]

Cincinnati investors targeted for New York hedge fund

Cincinnati Business Courier – A Cincinnati native who is the son of one of the local business community’s best-known CEOs has launched a hedge fund in New York. Daniel Barach, the son of former U.S. Shoe CEO Phil Barach, is […]

Hedge Funds Expose Argentina to $14 Billion Payment Risk

Business Week – The relative calm in Argentina’s debt markets since its default in July may be shattered as the risk increases that holders of $14 billion in bonds will ask for their money back immediately, according to Bank of […]

Hedge Funds Take Another Hit as Spinoff Stocks Fizzle

WSJ – U.S. companies looking to focus on their core businesses are spinning off or selling divisions at a record pace, moves that, in the past, have given shares a healthy boost. But lately, those efforts have been met with […]

Ugly October: ‘Hedge’ funds fail to protect

CNBC – Hedge funds designed to protect against falling and volatile markets have made a strong pitch to investors: Trust us with your money, and we’ll make lots of it for you when years of relatively smooth, positive stock returns […]

Third Point, Loeb’s Hedge Fund, Urges Amgen to Consider a Breakup

Dealbook – With corporate breakups on Wall Street’s mind, one of the biggest activist hedge fund managers around thinks the maneuver could prove helpful for the drug giant Amgen. Third Point, the hedge fund run by Daniel S. Loeb, suggested […]

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