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Dollar near 1-mth high vs euro before US jobs

Forbes – The dollar edged up towards a one-month high against the euro on Friday before monthly U.S. jobs data later in the day, with investors viewing the report as a key hurdle for whether the U.S. currency can sustain […]

Paulson Wants a Say in Hedge Fund Breakdowns

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson outlined a plan yesterday that may give some power to the U.S. government when hedge funds come to the end of the road. Paulson said that in the event of trouble, he […]

Bernanke Outlines Plans to Stabilize Economy, Expand Fed’s Authority

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an effort to stabilize U.S financial markets and prevent further turmoil in the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested expanding its control and authority over our country’s financial firms. Bernanke spoke at a Federal […]

JPMorgan Marathon Embrace Begins Dimon Lure of Lost Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- A year after Andrew Rabinowitz yanked his hedge fund’s cash from Bear Stearns Cos. because of concern the Wall Street firm wouldn’t make good on its trades, he’s ready to return. For Rabinowitz’s New York-based Marathon Asset Management LLC, […]

Hedge Fund Report; Bear Buyout Could Cost Taxpayers

New York Post- Taxpayers are all but certain to take a hit on the securities the Federal Reserve accepted as part of JPMorgan Chase’s takeover of Bear Stearns, according to a report by a hedge fund that is an investor […]

Lehman Bros. denies tapping Fed

Seattle Times- Lehman Brothers on Tuesday denied that it was forced to tap the Federal Reserve’s discount window to stave off cash problems, and maintains that its books remain liquid. The nation’s fourth-biggest investment bank was battered Tuesday amid reports […]

Bear Stearns passes into Wall Street history

Financial Times – Jimmy Cayne apologised for the first time to Bear Stearns shareholders and employees on Thursday as the investment bank he helped build into a scrappy powerhouse formally disappeared into Wall Street history as the biggest victim of […]

US official says credit crunch easing

News Channel 8- A U.S. Treasury official said Monday the global credit crunch is gradually calming following efforts by the Federal Reserve and other central banks.Clay Lowery, assistant secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury, said the Fed and […]

Hedge Funds in Swaps Face Peril With Rising Junk Bond Defaults

Bloomberg – It’s Friday, March 14, and hedge fund adviser Tim Backshall is trying to stave off panic. Backshall sits in the Walnut Creek, California, office of his firm, Credit Derivatives Research LLC, at a U-shaped desk dominated by five […]

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