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NJ Hedge Fund Manager Pleads Guilty, Faces 20 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New Jersey ”moms and pops” hedge fund manager Michael Spak waived prosecution and admitted to one count of wire fraud in Camden, N.J., court. Spack pleaded guilty to a charge that he conspired to defraud investors of more than $4 million. […]

It’s Time to Buy Dollar, Hedge Fund Says

Wall Street Journal – Investors should ignore growing expectations of a third round of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve and pile into the dollar because the U.S. economy is slowing and big trouble is brewing in the euro zone, […]

Hedge Funds Future: Time to ‘Separate Men From Boys’

CNBC: A once promising year for hedge funds has turned into another trudge through the muck, indicating that it may be time for the industry to rethink the way it does business. Hedge fund returns for the first half of […]

ABN AMRO Private Banking goes overweight on hedge funds

Opalesque – Speaking at the Opalesque Monaco Roundtable – which will be published in July 2012 – Marc de Kloe, Alternative Investments Manager, ABN AMRO Private Banking said that ABN AMRO Private Banking has moved from Neutral to Overweight on […]

Hedge fund firm losing pulling power

Reuters – Celebrity financier Arpad Busson has been mulling a sale of EIM, the hedge fund investor he founded in the 1990s, for several months but buyers with pockets as big as the firm’s glossy profile may prove hard to […]

Global downturn puts investors, companies in retreat

(Reuters) – Gripped by fears that Europe’s debt crisis is driving the world economy into a ditch, companies are delaying plans to raise capital and canceling deals, while investors are taking refuge in cash or any other place they think […]

Mutual Funds Push To Restrict Hedge Fund Ads

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The mutual fund industry wants the Securities and Exchange Commission to impose restrictions on advertising by hedge funds and private equity funds now that such private funds will be allowed to engage in mass marketing. Hedge funds will […]

Ex-Lehman trader quits as Asia hedge funds falter

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Smaller-sized hedge funds are increasingly throwing in the towel in Asia as they struggle to attract money from risk-wary institutional investors, casting a cloud over prospects of the $128 billion industry. The latest to quit is […]

Hedge funds seek big win in Vegas

Hedge funds had one of their worst years ever in 2011, but that hasn’t fazed the pied piper of the industry: Anthony Scaramucci. NYP – “The Mooch” is the founder of $6.2 billion SkyBridge Capital and the annual SALT conference […]

Senator Seeks U.S. Probe Into Chesapeake Energy

Reuters – U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) plans to ask the Justice Department to investigate Chesapeake Energy Corp. for potential fraud and price manipulation, an aide to the lawmaker said. Mr. Nelson’s request comes after Reuters reported on Wednesday [May […]

Financial Research Associates’ Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Financial Research Associates (FRA) is proud to bring back the highly acclaimed Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class in New York City at the Princeton Club of NYC on Monday, May 7 and will continue through Tuesday, […]

Macquarie hedge fund exits short bets in India on tax fears

Reuters – Macquarie’s Asia hedge fund has exited its short positions in Indian single stock futures in response to a controversial set of proposed tax rules that could lower investment returns. Instead, it has decided to use a futures contract linked to […]

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