Tag Archives: declines


K+S, Potash Sellers Sink as Rival’s India Contract Roils Market

Bloomberg – K+S AG, Europe’s largest maker of potash for fertilizers, and competitor Israel Chemicals Ltd. fell in local trading after a Russian rival’s contract in India prompted speculation that prices will come under pressure. The drop mirrors declines at […]

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 […]

GMO’s Global Macro Hedge Fund Sees Further Declines in Stocks

Bloomberg – Global Tactical Trust, a hedge fund run out of Australia by Boston-based Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co., is betting the recent rally in stocks will end, and is avoiding high-risk investments. The hedge fund that invests based […]

BlackRocks Global Macro Hedge Fund Bets on More Stock Declines

Bloomberg – BlackRock Inc.’s global macro fund, the world’s second-best performer over two years among hedge funds that invest based on economic trends, is betting against this month’s equities rally and buying bonds as a recovery from the worst credit […]

Why hedge funds might shine in 2009

Morningstar.ca – Hedge fund managers, once the swashbuckling frontiersmen of international finance and subject of fawning cocktail party banter, have quickly gone from hero to goat. As the global credit bubble burst with a vengeance in 2008, so too did […]

Hedge Funds County Once Championed Now Prove Too Risky

Voiceof San Diego – San Diego County’s pension fund is slashing its $1 billion hedge-fund portfolio and acknowledging that the investments it once championed have become too risky and no longer make sense. The board of the San Diego County […]

Judge Says No More Lawsuits Against Petters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager turned ponzi-schemer Tom Petters is being sued by so many parties that the Minneapolis federal judge actually had to call a “timeout” yesterday.  Judge Ann Montgomery called the cease-fire after court-appointed receiver […]

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