Tag Archives: credit default swaps


Geithner Wants Federal Supervision of Hedge Funds, Private Equity Firms

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – If Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gets his way, hedge funds and private equity firms will be placed under the supervision of the federal government.   “Over the past 18 months, we have faced the most severe […]

Hedge Fund Corporate Welfare

TPMCafé – Last November, Ken Griffin told investors in his Citadel Hedge Funds that they couldn’t withdraw their money, but he was still going to charge a 2% management fee on their trapped funds. Oren Kramer a rival hedge fund […]

Fed Approves Intercontinental Credit-Default Swap Clearing Plan

Bloomberg – Intercontinental Exchange Inc.’s bid to be the top U.S. guarantor of credit-default swap trades won Federal Reserve approval, leaving the Securities and Exchange Commission as the futures market’s final regulatory hurdle. Intercontinental and larger rival CME Group Inc. […]

James Chanos Says Hedge Funds Face Regulation: Year in Review

BloombergThe financial wreckage of 2008 has left no part of our country untouched. It exposed the bankruptcy of business models employed by mortgage companies, investment banks, and rating agencies as well as the flaws of innovations such as structured finance […]

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