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New Activist Hedge Fund Has CEO Backing

WSJ – Two Wall Street deal makers are starting an activist hedge fund with a collaborative approach to management, hoping that financial backing from chief executives as well as their own experience advising boards under fire will open more doors […]

Boss of UK hedge fund Weavering convicted in fraud case

Reuters – The boss of collapsed UK hedge fund Weavering could be jailed for up to 10 years after being found guilty of fraud by a London court on Monday, giving Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) one of its most […]

Battered Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson Adds To Merger Bets

Forbes – Billionaire John Paulson received a lot of press for a 36% drop in his Advantage Plus fund last year as assets at Paulson & Co. fell below $20 billion. But investors continue to look at the hedge fund […]

Wall Street’s Biggest Hedge Funds Are Losing Billions on Energy

Motley Fool – Gas prices are below $2 per gallon in much of the country, and according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average consumer could save more than $550 on gasoline alone next year. For most of America, […]

Hedge-Fund Bulls Retreat From Soy as Silos Fill Up

Bloomberg – Hedge funds cut bullish wagers on soybeans as forecasts for record global inventories sparked the biggest price slump in more than six months. U.S. farmers will reap their biggest-ever harvest and domestic stockpiles last month were the highest […]

Hedge Funds Cut Oil Bets After Worst Drop Since 2008

Bloomberg – Oil bulls finally caught a break as prices capped their first weekly advance since November. Hedge funds raised their net-long position in West Texas Intermediate crude by 12 percent in the week ended Jan. 13, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading […]

Son accused of killing hedge fund founder dad stands to inherit part of $1.6M estate

Fox – The man accused of killing his millionaire father in the older man’s Manhattan apartment earlier this month stands to collect an inheritance, according to the hedge fund founder’s will. The New York Post reported that Thomas Gilbert Sr.’s […]

Everest Capital falls victim to Swiss franc, shutters largest fund

CNBC – Switzerland’s unexpected decision to allow its currency to float freely once more against the euro may have claimed another victim—Everest Capital’s Global Fund. Bloomberg News, citing a person close to the firm, reported Saturday that Everest’s $830 million […]

Hedge Funds Got Whacked By The Swiss Franc Rally

Reuters – Currency speculators, particularly large global macro hedge funds with big short positions in the Swiss franc, are staring massive losses in the face after the Swiss National Bank shocked markets on Thursday by removing a three-year-old cap on […]

India-focused hedge fund gives 61% return in 2014

Economic Times – Kuwait-based Global Investment House (Global) has announced that the Mayur Hedge Fund, a growth oriented fund with a net long bias, has reported 61 per cent return for the year 2014. The Mayur Hedge Fund is an […]

Loeb King Says It’s Closing as Hedge Fund Rules ‘Cumbersome’

Bloomberg – Loeb King Capital Management, an investment firm with about $1 billion, is closing after principal Gideon Kingdecided to manage his own money. “You will just be more profitable if you run your own capital,” King, 45, said in […]

World’s Top 10 Hedge Fund Firms

Investopedia – Hedge funds are an advanced level portfolio of investments, containing a mix of leveraged derivatives, as well as long and short positions of domestic and international markets, based on advanced methodologies. These funds are intended for sophisticated high-risk, […]

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