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Euro shares rise for 5th session

Business Spectator – European shares jumped for a fifth straight session on Monday, led higher by financials, as investor sentiment improved following further assurances over the health of the US banking sector. At 0948 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of […]

$4bn Withdrawn from Nigeria Stock Market

Daily Guide – Foreign investors in the Nigerian capital market withdrew some $4 billion from the Nigeria Stock Exchange and precipitated its steep decline, the Exchange’s Director General, Professor Ndidi Okereke-Onyiuke has said. Appearing  before the joint Senate Committees on […]

CSX Corp. Sue the Childrens Investment Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Transport company, CSX Corporation announced that it has joined in  a civil action brought by the plaintiff, shareholder Deborah Donoghue, in federal court in New York to recover so-called "short-swing" profits under Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange […]

CSX settles case over alleged fund violations

CNNMoney.com - Railroad CSX Corp. said Wednesday it has settled a case of alleged securities law violations with two activist shareholder hedge funds. If the settlement is approved by a federal court, CSX will receive $10 million from TCI, which manages […]

Madoff tries to stay out of jail as probe widens

Sify – Bernard Madoff, the long time Wall Street executive accused of cheating investors worldwide out of $50 billion, scrambled to find relatives or friends to guarantee his bond on Tuesday and keep him of jail. Bernard L. Madoff and […]

Is Marc Dreier a gang member? Prison officials want to know

New York Daily News – Is Park Ave. lawyer Marc Dreier a Blood? Or maybe a Crip? Federal prison officials are refusing to remove the accused hedge fund swindler from 24-hour lockdown until they determine whether he’s a gang member, attorney Gerald Shargel told […]

Merrill’s Thain seeking 2008 bonus of $10 million

Reuters – Merrill Lynch & Co Chief Executive John Thain has suggested to directors that he get a 2008 bonus of as much as $10 million, but the battered company’s compensation committee is resisting his request, the Wall Street Journal […]

Pacificor Hedge Fund Faces Lawsuit

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund formerly run by the late Michael Klein has been sued by two individuals who owned a mortgage lending business in which the fund had a stake. John and Kitty Gaiser are suing California-based […]

Soros fund ups Petrobras stake

Petroleumworld.com – The hedge fund of billionaire investor George Soros increased its stake in Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro ( Petrobras) to 21.1 million American Depositary Receipts as of Sept. 30 from 11.5 million at June 30. Soros Fund […]

Harbinger Hedge May Be Looking to Rev Up Leap Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge fund Harbinger Capital might be looking to make some strategic changes to another management team.  They are expected to hold talks with Leap Wireless International, in which they hold a substantial 14.8 percent stake […]

Number of hedge funds could halve in ’09

Reuters – Turmoil in financial markets could halve the number of hedge funds by next year, and the survivors will likely charge less for their service, an industry executive said on Monday. Ultra-wealthy investors, who fueled a doubling in hedge-fund […]

Hedge Fund’s Art of a Bankruptcy

CFO.com – Even hedge funds are not immune to the credit crunch. A small hedge fund that provided short-term debt to companies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Greenwich, Connecticut-based SageCrest Finance, managed by Windmill Management, said in its […]

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