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Elliott Dislikes Argentina Litigation; Demands Derivatives Transparency

ValueWalk – Elliott International LP delivered 2 percent returns in the second quarter vs 5.2 percent for the S&P 500 total return index. Over a ten year period, Paul Singer’s hedge fund has generated over 253 percent compared to over […]

Should Apache Give in to This Activist Hedge Fund’s Demands?

The Motley Fool – Houston-based independent oil and gas producer Apache Corporation has emerged as the latest target in a wave of shareholder activism sweeping the energy industry. New York-based hedge fund Jana Partners wants the company to divest its […]

Japanese hedge fund challenges regulators in insider trade case

Reuters – A small Japanese hedge fund has made a rare challenge against financial regulators over a 2010 insider trading case, disputing a finding that one of its fund managers acted on an insider tip of a share offering by […]

Mark Cuban to Investors: Get Out Of U.S. Companies That Run Overseas

Time – Companies are merging with foreign competitors to get tax breaks. Here’s what the notorious Mavs owner thinks of that. Dallas Mavericks owner and investor Mark Cuban has taken to Twitter this morning with some big thoughts about the […]

Ireland to give green light for hedge funds to lend

Reuters – Ireland, one of the biggest hubs for funds in Europe, will allow hedge funds based in the country to lend to companies under new rules drawn up by the central bank, the bank said. With banks in Europe […]

Meet Chicago’s first ‘enlightened’ hedge fund. Yes, enlightened

Crain’s – There’s no CEO or dress code. But there is a feng shui consultant and nostalgia for the early days of the hedge-fund craze. No reception desk or smiling gatekeeper greets you at the entrance of Satori Investment Partners […]

How To Get A Job At A Hedge Fund

Forbes – Though quite a few hedge funds were severely battered by the Great Recession, the business still holds a powerful allure. Mysterious and secretive, hedge funds dangle the possibility of enormous paydays and a work environment populated by intense […]

6 New Hedge Funds Seeking Bitcoin Returns

Coin Desk – It’s been a bumper year for bitcoin hedge funds. While the entry of big money from Wall Street into the bitcoin markets is discussed with equal measures of glee and rage in the community, some big-money financiers […]

Hedge Funds Bet Big on Overseas Tax Deals

WSJ – Hedge funds are wagering billions of dollars on companies they believe will benefit from a wave of takeover deals designed to lower taxes for U.S. acquirers. The boom in “inversion” deals, in which a U.S. firm buys a […]

Barclays files to dismiss New York lawsuit against ‘dark pool’

Reuters – Barclays Plc urged the dismissal on Thursday [July 24] of a lawsuit from the New York attorney general alleging the bank lied to clients about its high-speed trading venue, saying the complaint had “fatal flaws” because Barclays’ customers […]

European Hedge Funds Scramble to Pass First Test Under EU Regulations

WSJ – European hedge funds have scrambled to pass their first test under complex new European Union regulations amid confusion over the timing and introduction of the rules. Tuesday at 5 p.m. marked the official deadline by which managers in […]

Hedge Fund Perry Capital Bets on Paper Mills, Puerto Rico

Bloomberg – Perry Capital, the $10.9 billion hedge-fund firm run by Richard Perry, is betting on the paper and packaging industry anticipating that the value of companies could double if they adopt a new tax structure. Perry took positions or […]

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