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Playing Home Entertainment Like a Hedge Fund

CNBC – Cramer sees both of these as good companies in a great growth industry, but using a trick out of his old hedge fund playbook, he suggests the strategy of a paired trade: buying the best stock in the […]

Atticus Chief Exits, Leaving High Water Mark Behind

CNBC – Another of the once giant hedge funds is all but closing its doors. Atticus Capital founder Timothy Barakett, 44 years of age, is shuttering his flagship fund and returning $3 billion in capital to his investors. The roughly […]

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Q2 Investor Letter

CNBC Stocks – The hedge fund says that with a “doomsday scenario off the table” in the second quarter, it put capital to work in distressed debt and significantly undervalued turn-around situations. In terms of asset allocation, the fund reports […]

Rein In Energy Speculation: Hedge Fund Manager

CNBC – The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will seriously consider imposing strict position limits on traders placing bets on energy contracts, and that’s just fine with hedge fund manager Mike Masters. The head of Masters Capital Management blew the whistle […]

Former Fannie Mae executive to become Fortress CEO

CNBC – Fortress Investment Group LLC has named former Fannie Mae CEO Daniel H. Mudd as its new CEO, effective Aug. 11. Mudd, a Fortress board member, takes over for co-founder and majority shareholder Wesley Edens. Edens will remain with […]

Congress Gets Obama Hedge Fund Disclosure Bill

CNBC – The Obama administration has sent legislation to Congress that would bring hedge funds and other private pools of capital under government supervision. The proposal calls for the Securities and Exchange Commission to oversee hedge, private equity and venture […]

Judge hears arguments in Magna bankruptcy

CNBC – Attorneys for a hedge fund are asking for the appointment of an examiner in horse track owner Magna Entertainment’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. A hearing was scheduled Tuesday on the request by Greenlight Capital Offshore Partners, which wants […]

China Should Buy Gold to Hedge Dollar Fall: Researcher

CNBC – Li Lianzhong, who heads the economic department of the Party’s policy research office, said China should use more of its $1.95 trillion in foreign exchange reserves to buy energy and natural resource assets. Speaking at a foreign exchange […]

Economist Nouriel Roubini lashes out at CNBC host

AP – CNBC’s Jim Cramer has another feud on his hands. Just weeks after "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart took Cramer to task for trying to turn finance reporting into a "game," famous bear economist Nouriel Roubini criticized Cramer on Tuesday for […]

Ron Geffner Defends Hedge Funds

Video discussing the new rules for hedge funds, with Ron Geffner, fmr. SEC enforcement attorney; Adam Patti, Indexiq CEO; and CNBC’s Rebecca Jarvis. Read Complete Article

Proposed rules concern US hedge funds and private equity -

Reuters – For years, U.S. hedge fund managers have worried that their loosely regulated and secretive industry would one day face tougher regulations. "It was inevitable that this would happen," said Brad Alford, founder of Alpha Capital Management, an advisory […]

World’s Largest Listed Hedge Fund’s Assets Fall

CNBC – Man Group , the world’s largest listed hedge fund firm, said funds under management are $47.7 billion, down 11 percent from end-December, as clients pulled out assets in the face of falling markets. The firm said net client […]

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