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Hedge fund Kerrisdale says Webster should consider spinoff

Reuters – Hedge fund Kerrisdale Capital on Monday urged Webster Financial Corp to consider spinning off its health savings business from its main banking operations, a move it said could boost the company’s share price by 36 percent. “We believe […]

What happened with Lumber Liquidators is a perfect example of why hedge funds can be great for America

Business Insider – Whitney Tilson, who runs Kase Capital, just gave us all a great example of how hedge funds can be a force of good. On Sunday,”60 Minutes” and Anderson Cooper ran a damning report about Lumber Liquidators–America’s largest […]

NY Hedge Fund Charity Poker Tournament

Press Release – Private Equity and Hedge Fund Industry Leaders and New York Knicks Legend John Starks Will Unite To Support Career Mentorship Programs for Disadvantaged, Low-Income Individuals. StreetWise Partners, a leading non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help […]

Scutify Releases “Hedge Fund Manager App” On iOS

ValueWalk – The app allows users to play as hedge fund managers, create and manage their fantasy firm with a $100,000 virtual capital. Users can use the virtual cash to try out investing strategies and learn new techniques to create […]

JPMorgan Picks James Ferguson to Oversee Hedge-Fund Services

Bloomberg – JPMorgan Chase & Co. named James C. Ferguson to run the unit that helps private-equity and hedge funds with accounting, valuation and other administrative tasks after trades. Ferguson, a 14-year veteran of JPMorgan, will oversee the Global Alternative […]

Bridgewater launches new hedge fund unit

EFC – In the latest hiring roundup, Bridgewater is recruiting quants, Freddie Mac is adding displaced traders and Deutsche Bank is quietly hiring in New York. The world’s largest and most secretive hedge fund is building a new unit to […]

Neuberger Berman Places Nine Wealth Advisors In Barron’s “Top Financial Advisors” List

PRNewswire – Neuberger Berman, one of the world’s leading private, employee-owned investment managers, announced that nine of the firm’s wealth advisors were included in the Barron’s magazine feature “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors”. The annual state-by-state list shows three of […]

Marriage hurts a hedge fund manager more than divorce

CNN – A fund’s alpha — the measure of how much it beats the market — falls by an annualized 8.5% around the time of a manager’s marriage, according to a study released this month by University of Florida economists. […]

Bharara hedge fund raid based on ‘lie': Lawyer

CNBC – A 2010 raid of now-defunct hedge fund Level Global was “based completely on a lie,” an attorney for the fund’s manager David Ganek argued on Friday. Ganek on Thursday sued prosecutor Preet Bharara and U.S. officials, claiming they […]

The Guy Who Made a $1 Million Bet Against Warren Buffett

Time – Warren Buffett bet a prominent U.S. hedge fund manager in 2008 that an S&P 500 index fund would beat a portfolio of hedge funds over the next ten years. How’s it going? “We’re doing quite poorly, as it […]

The 25 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders

Forbes – A little more than one year ago, Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors pleaded guilty to insider-trading related charges stemming from a sweeping federal investigation into the hedge fund firm. Cohen’s SAC Capital, one of the most successful hedge […]

New Year Tests China Hedge Funds

WSJ – A disappointing start to the year for Chinese stocks is forcing some hedge funds to prove their mettle after banner performances in 2014. Stocks in mainland China are lagging behind major indexes in Asia and elsewhere, testing hedge-fund […]

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