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Ex-J.P. Morgan Trader Joins Bitcoin Bulls Launching Hedge Funds

NewsWeek – Daniel Masters, a 50-year-old veteran commodities trader, started working for some of the largest companies in the world right out of university, trading in London, New York and Zug, Switzerland, for JPMorgan Chase and Phibro before moving on […]

Pippa’s boyfriend to take on Swiss hedge fund role

Evening Standard - Pippa Middleton’s relationship is about to turn long-distance, with her stockbroker boyfriend quitting his job in the City to work for a hedge fund in Switzerland. Nico Jackson, who has been dating the duchess of Cambridge’s younger sister […]

Chinese Hedge Funds Down 1.38% For 1H 2014

China Money Network – Greater China-focused hedge funds produced their second consecutive month of positive returns, up 1.56% in June. Though they remain in the red with a negative return of 1.38% for the first half of the year, according […]

Argentines Taunt Hedge Funds After World Cup Victory

Bloomberg –  In the aftermath of Argentina’s semifinal World Cup win last night, crowds broke into the usual victory chants, praising the homeland and poking fun at the British, their longtime nemesis in the Falkland Islands. But a less traditional […]

Weinstein’s Saba Capital Hedge Fund Declines for Fifth Month

Bloomberg – Boaz Weinstein, founder of hedge-fund firm Saba Capital Management LP, posted a 1.3 percent decline in June, his fifth straight monthly loss, as some investors exited the fund. The credit fund has lost 2.9 percent this year after […]

A look at 5 hedge fund stars of the future

HITC – While you might not know their names now, you will. They are five hedge fund stars of the future as identified by Institutional Investor. They bet right on subprime, poached high-profile talent and helped shore up AOL when […]

The Epic Story Of How A ‘Genius’ Hedge Fund Almost Caused A Global Financial Meltdown

Business Insider – Twenty years ago, one bond-trading hedge fund grew from launch to over $US100 billion in assets in less than three years. It saw yearly returns of over 40 per cent. It was run by finance veterans, PhDs, […]

OCBC in face-off with hedge fund manager over Wing Hang Bank

Malaymail – Billionaire hedge-fund manager Paul Singer may have met his match. His Elliott Capital Advisors LP is in a face-off with Singapore’s Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. over a family-owned Hong Kong bank. OCBC is trying to buy Wing Hang Bank […]

American Apparel gets hedge fund bailout

USA Today – American Apparel (APP), the struggling maker of clothes until recently led by controversial founder and former CEO Dov Charney, got a new thread of life after hedge fund Standard General said it will give $25 million in […]

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Ray Dalio Is Back, All Weather Fund Up 11%

Forbes – Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio is the king of the rich hedge fund industry. He runs the biggest hedge fund outfit in the world, Bridgewater Associates, a firm with $150 billion under management that Dalio founded in […]

City Diary: Hedge fund joins the dots between Blinkx and Gowex attacks

Telegraph – Diary spots an interesting link between the short-selling attacks on Blinkx, sparked by a report by Harvard professor Ben Edelman, and Let’s Gowex, sparked by a report by Gotham City Research. A unifying thread running through the two […]

‘Activist’ hedge funds agitate their way to gains

America’s Markets – Hedge funds whose M.O., or modus operandi, is to use their deep pockets and financial acumen to agitate for change at underperforming companies are at the top of the hedge fund performance charts this year. So-called “activist” […]

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