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Despite Hedge-Fund Fund-raisers, Clinton’s Camp Says She’s the Original Elizabeth Warren

Vanity Fair – Sensing dissatisfaction from the left wing of the party, Democrats aligned with Hillary Clinton are mounting an extensive effort to burnish the presidential candidate’s populist bona fides—an effort slightly complicated by the fact that two of the first […]

Hedge fund exit requests drop in April

Reuters – Investor requests to take out cash from hedge funds dropped in April from the month before, data from fund administrator SS&C Technologies showed on Tuesday. The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator, a snapshot of withdrawal requests expressed as […]

Dymon Hedge Fund in Catch-Up Mode After SNB Move

WSJ – Singapore-based Dymon Asia Capital Ltd. ended the first quarter with a sharp decline in its largest hedge fund, a bruising performance for one of Asia’s biggest managers but also a quick turnaround from heavy losses suffered earlier in […]

Hedge Fund That Made 18% on Dollar Strength Now Bets on Drop

Bloomberg – Charlie Chan, a former Credit Suisse Group AG proprietary trader who now runs his own hedge fund, reduced bets the dollar will strengthen and added trades that would profit from a decline. Chan said he trimmed his fund’s […]

Star Houston hedge fund founder steps down

Biz Journals – Dave Coolidge, one of Houston’s most well-known hedge fund managers, has retired at the age of 49 from his natural gas hedge fund, Velite Benchmark Capital Management LP, only nine years after the fund’s debut. Assuming Coolidge’s […]

Hedge fund titan Einhorn blasts GE in quarterly letter

MarketWatch – Billionaire hedge-fund manager David Einhorn had harsh words for General Electric Co. GE, -0.84% in his first-quarter letter, calling the company’s decision earlier this month to largely shed its finance arm a victory for proponents of the Dodd-Frank […]

Ex-BlueBay veteran’s hedge fund Goldbridge shuts down

Reuters – Goldbridge Capital Partners, the hedge fund manager founded by two former BlueBay Asset Management veterans, has shut, one of its key investors said on Monday, following losses in its fixed income hedge fund last year. Goldbridge, launched in […]

Macquarie to start $US1b Americas quantitative hedge fund

AFR – Macquarie Group plans to start a quantitative hedge fund this year that will invest in stocks listed in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Chile and Mexico, according to sources. The fund will trade stocks in the Russell 2000 […]

How Citadel and the Fed Crossed Paths Before the Hedge Fund Hired Ben Bernanke

Wall Street Journal – In March 2008, the investment bank Bear Stearns Cos. was teetering on the brink of collapse. To help prevent the firm’s disorderly implosion, the Fed arranged for a cash infusion, via J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., […]

Ben Bernanke’s top excuse for working at a hedge fund actually makes it worse

Vox – After cooling his feet for a number of months at the Brookings Institution, former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke is going to cash in by working at the hedge fund Citadel. But rest assured, he told the New […]

16 of top 50 European hedge funds donate more than £6.5m to Tories

The Guardian – Sixteen of the top 50 European hedge funds or their executives have donated more than £6.5m to the Conservatives, according to a new analysis of data. All of the firms have established funds which have been based […]

Almost 4 years after MF Global failed, Jon Corzine is reportedly getting ready for a comeback

Business Insider – Jon Corzine is thinking about making a comeback. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Corzine, who was formerly chairman of Goldman Sachs and the CEO at hedge fund MF Global before it went bankrupt […]

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