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Battered hedge funds face difficult 2009

Daily Herald – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering "absolute returns" – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with eye-popping […]

High waves in market sink even legendary hedge funds

Tacoma News Tribune – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering “absolute returns” – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with […]

Bank Safdie Dodges Madoff Loss, Predicts More Hedge Fund Rules

Bloomberg – Banque Safdie SA, the Geneva-based wealth manager that withdrew money invested with Bernard Madoff three years before his alleged Ponzi scheme unraveled, said the scandal will mean more hedge fund regulation. “What Madoff has done is highlight the […]

Salida Capital Freezes Three Funds That Used Lehman as Broker

Bloomberg – Salida Capital Corp., a Toronto-based hedge-fund manager with assets of about C$900 million ($834 million), halted redemptions on three of its funds after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Lehman acted as prime broker for Salida’s C$157 […]

Athamas Hedge Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- Athamas Capital, a Luxembourg domiciled alternative investment fund, has announced the launch of the Athamas Capital SICAV SIF Hedge Fund. (Specialised Investment Fund) Launched on June 1st, the hedge fund´s strategy is to achieve an absolute […]

Candy companies blame higher prices on hedge funds

Baltimore Sun- The price of Cadbury PLC’s Caramello candy bar is up 10 percent over the past 12 months, raising a sticky question: Are hedge funds to blame? Soaring cocoa prices are driving up the cost of chocolate around the […]

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