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Hedge funds, mortgages on House agenda

Boston Globe  – TODAY American International Group releases third-quarter results. The insurance giant is expected to post a loss of 90 cents a share, compared with a $1.35-a-share profit last year. Starbucks Corp. releases fourth-quarter financial results and is expected […]

Life after death for hedge funds?

AllAboutAlpha.com – Several pundits have recently pronounced the so-called “hedge fund model” to be dead (or at least “upended“).  But is the patient clinically dead, or is it just having an out-of-body experience?  After the recent trauma experienced by the […]

Treasury, FDIC Said to Consider Guarantees to Stem Foreclosures

Bloomberg – The U.S. Treasury and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. are considering a program that may offer about $500 billion in guarantees for troubled mortgages to stem record foreclosures, people familiar with the matter said. The plan, which might […]

Waxman backs more regulation of hedge funds, rating companies

Tehran Times – "We do have to have much more government oversight and involvement than we’ve seen in the last decade or so,” said Waxman, a California Democrat. “A lot of people didn’t either know what they were getting into […]

Andrew Lahde says goodbye to hedge funds

First Post – There’s no doubt which was the most popular reading material in the blogosphere this weekend – the extraordinary ‘farewell letter’ from Andrew Lahde, one of the most successful hedge fund manager in the world, who has said […]

A Hedge Fund Like No Other

Washington Post – Given the panic in Washington over the financial markets, it is virtually certain that Congress will soon pass some form of the bailout plan the Treasury put forward last week. This is not an ideal proposal, particularly […]

Getting Harder To Hedge

New York Post – Despite headlines about hedge funds that got decimated after making complicated bets on mortgages or energy, the most basic investment strategy of picking which stocks will rise and which will fall – known as long-short equity […]

New player on the bad loan scene

Star News Online- Dozens of hedge funds, private equity groups and other investors have plunged into the beaten-down mortgage market in recent months, buying tens of thousands of distressed loans and foreclosed properties around the country. They hope to profit […]

Edeus launches mortgage quality assessment service

Reuters UK- Mortgage market specialist edeus is launching a service that it says will allow investors and bankers to assess the quality of pools of mortgages behind asset-backed securities based on up-to-date information. Edeus says its service differs from traditional […]

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