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VW drops as hedge funds move in

Reuters Blogs – Volkswagen ordinary shares are down today after yesterday’s report of increased short positions. Stock out on loan, a good indication of shorting, has doubled over the past month to 2 pct of total issuance, according to figures […]

The New Hedge Fund Bucket List: Sojourn to the Middle Kingdom

Wall Street Journal Blogs – From its 17th-floor offices in the New Beijing Poly Plaza building, the monolithic landmark commissioned by the state-owned conglomerate China Poly Group Corp., China’s massive sovereign-wealth fund has established itself as a prime destination for […]

Bardem Turns Down Role in ‘Wall Street’ Sequel

New York Times Blogs – Actor Javier Bardem has turned down a role in the sequel to Oliver Stone’s seminal 1980s treatise on greed, “Wall Street.” The Oscar winner was to have played the world’s villain du jour: a hedge […]

For New Jersey Governor, a New Fund-Raising Reality

New York Times Blogs – Of all the gloomy economic indicators since the Wall Street collapse, perhaps the most startling one seen by New Jersey residents is this: Gov. Jon S. Corzine with his hand out. Mr. Corzine, whose investments […]

Clock Ticking on Accord to Sell Good GM Assets

New York Times Blogs – In his court testimony on Wednesday in New York, Mr. Wilson — formerly a senior executive of Silver Point Capital, a hedge fund specializing in distressed-debt investments — described some of the negotiation process that […]

Obama loves hedge funds

Reuters Blogs – The big winner in the Obama administration’s financial regulatory reform package is the beaten-up hedge fund industry. Hedge funds get a particularly “light touch” when it comes to government oversight in the Obama plan. Essentially, the administration […]

Citadel in Rescue Talks With E-Trade, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – E*Trade Financial is in talks with Citadel Investment Group, the hedge fund that is its largest shareholder, about a deal to shore up the struggling brokerage firm’s balance sheet, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing […]

Paulson to Launch New Real Estate Fund, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who reaped a windfall betting against the U.S. housing market before the credit crunch, is now hoping to ride to riches on the property industry’s recovery, The Telegraph reported. […]

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index White Paper Review

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Convertible Arbitrage: Shifting Gears (more found here at HedgeCo/blogs) discusses the strategy’s ability to generate positive returns both during the declines in equity markets in January and February, as well as during the global market […]

Giving Up the Hedge-Fund Rat Race At Age 28

Wall Street Journal Blogs – Wasim Rehman, the 28-year-old head of risk controls at the hedge fund manager Marshall Wace, has resigned from the partnership and plans to retire from the investment industry. In a statement to the market this […]

UBP Makes Offer to Madoff Victims

New York Times Blogs – Swiss private bank Union Bancaire Privée, one of the largest European hedge-fund investors, offered Thursday to buy back $700 million of its clients’ Bernard L. Madoff-related investments at half what they originally paid. The bank, […]

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