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INTERVIEW-AQR hedging its bets with big mutual fund plan

CNN Money – AQR Capital Management LLC, among the world’s largest hedge fund managers, will introduce another hedge fund-style mutual fund next month, as it expands its reach beyond the biggest investors. Greenwich, Connecticut-based AQR, a $20 billion firm led […]

Demonizing hedge-fund managers

St. George Daily Spectrum – According to the Center for Responsive Politics, hedge funds and private equity firms donated $2,992,456 to the Obama campaign in the 2008 cycle. Obama, vocal critic of the campaign finance practice known as "bundling," accepted […]

A Hedge Fund Managers Mutual Twist

CNNMoney.com – In what looks like a sign of the hard times in the hedge fund world, AQR Capital Management – one of the industry’s biggest names – is opening its doors to the retail market. In January, the investment […]

Yahoo Stock Shoots Up After Carl Icahn Raises His Stake

eBrandz – In a move expected to fuel speculation over Yahoo Inc.’s search for a new chief executive — Corporate raider and billionaire investor Carl Icahn augmented his stake in Yahoo, has bought up close to 7 million additional shares […]

Heebner Hedge Fund Targets $5 Billion With Lure of Top Returns

Bloomberg – Kenneth Heebner, manager of the top-ranked U.S. stock mutual fund, is seeking as much as $5 billion for his first hedge fund. Heebner, who has worked in the mutual-fund business almost four decades, formed a private investment partnership […]

High-flying fund manager under SEC scrutiny

CNN Money – Third Point Management, a New York hedge fund run by one of the country’s most outspoken and controversial investors, has come under investigation from the Securities and Exchange Commission. The $5.6 billion fund, whose founder Daniel Loeb […]

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