Tag Archives: bear market


Galleon Wiretaps Rattle Hedge Funds as Insider Trading Targeted

Bloomberg – First came the biggest bear market since the 1930s, then Bernard Madoff’s $65 billion Ponzi scheme and the threat of increased regulation. Now hedge funds have a new concern: getting caught on tape as the government expands its […]

Japan’s First Short-Biased Hedge Fund Bets Exporters Will Fall

Bloomberg – Alphex Investments Co., the adviser to Japan’s first short-biased hedge fund, plans to sell exporters’ shares, wagering they’ll fall on a rising yen and weak global economy, boosting the fund that started in March. “What we’re seeing right […]

Funds in turf war

Stuff – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single asset […]

Mutual funds copy hedge fund strategies in turf war

Reuters UK – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single […]

Is there a bull market around the corner?

Telegraph.co.uk – The stockmarket bulls have been very quiet of late, but that might be about to change. The FTSE100, made of up Britain’s biggest companies closed last week at an 11-week high at 4,243 and some fund managers are […]

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund manager Odey eyes new bull market

Forbes – The current rally in stock markets may be the start of a new bull market, said hedge fund manager Crispin Odey, founding partner at Odey Asset Management and one of the hedge fund industry’s highest profile figures. ‘Opinion […]

Ryanair boss hedges his bets on the price

This is Money – Hedge will be one of those words forever linked to the great financial crisis of 2008. The hedge funds were supposedly money-minting schemes whereby fantastically intelligent financial whiz kids write fantastically complex programmes to ensure they […]

Why hedge funds are attractive – and risky

Houston Chronicle – Hedge funds, historically an investment reserved for big-ticket investors, are seemingly like mutual funds in that they typically invest in stocks and bonds. They have the added glamour and allure, however, of taking significant risks and gambles […]

Fidelity Launches Indian Fund of Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Fidelity International is launching the Fidelity Wealth Builder Fund through it’s Indian asset management arm, the new fund is an open ended fund of funds scheme offering asset allocation options with three plans. The investment […]

BlueGold, Clive Capital Beat Most Hedge Funds in Commodity Rout

Bloomberg – The biggest-ever decline in commodities turned Pierre Andurand and Chris Levett into this year’s heroes for investors. Andurand’s $1.1 billion BlueGold Capital Management LLP hedge fund in London almost tripled between its February debut and November by betting […]

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