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Global Macro Hedge Funds Are Weathering the Storm

Seeking Alpha – If someone was asked to name a fund in the global macro game, undoubtedly Tudor Investment Corp or Moore Capital Management would be among the most frequent responses. The global macro strategy has fared well in the […]

Even strong hedge funds may go under

Reuters – Even some strong hedge fund managers may not survive the ongoing credit crisis due to a lack of funding or credit, the president of hedge fund John W. Henry & Co. said on Tuesday. "There are going to be some […]

Summers Offers Big-Picture Advice to Hedge Fund

Wall Street Journal – In 2006, Lawrence Summers resigned as president of Harvard University and took a position as a part-time managing director with D.E. Shaw Group, a New York hedge fund with a reputation as one of the most […]

The Risks and Rewards of Investing in a Bear Market

Time – Benjamin Graham was well prepared for the Crash of 1929. The now legendary investor had hedged his bets: he would buy preferred stock in a company and sell short common stock in the same company. When stocks crashed […]

Christine Lagarde warned Hank Paulson to bail out Lehman Brothers

Telegraph.com.UK – Sources close to Mrs Lagarde said that she had called the US Treasury Secretary – a close personal friend – well before the ailing bank’s collapse imploring him to act, but he chose not to. Lehman Brothers’ demise […]

Petters resigns amid probe

Pioneer Press – Tom Petters, who spent two decades building the Petters Group Worldwide into a far-flung empire with $2 billion in sales and 3,200 employees, resigned Monday amid a federal investigation into allegations of fraud at one of his […]

Lloyds TSB Group: Financials soar after FSA bans short selling

Proactive Investors UK – The top thirty gainers for the London Stock Exchange (‘LSE’) read out like a roll call for the British and Irish financial industry, after the Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’) announced late last night that it was […]

Hedge Funds’ Capital Idea: Fee Cuts

Wall Street Journal – In another sign of the changing power dynamics between hedge funds and their investors, funds are offering to cut fees if investors agree to stay put. Camulos Capital LP in a letter last week asked its […]

Dry times for hedge funds

Asia Times – In olden days, explorers sailing the world’s oceans in search of new profit opportunities navigated the unknown by means of looking to the heavens and guiding by the stars. Today, investors still attempt to navigate the dark […]

AIG Earnings Slump on Private Equity, Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Just when American International Group Inc. shareholders figured things couldn’t get worse at the world’s largest insurer, profit from the company’s private equity and hedge fund investments is evaporating. Earnings from so-called alternative holdings were probably close to […]

Hedge Funds Fell 0.75%, Worst First-Half Performance

Bloomberg – Hedge funds turned in their worst first-half performance in almost two decades as the collapse of subprime-mortgage bonds and rising commodity prices pushed stocks to the brink of a bear market. Hedge funds declined by an average 0.7 […]

Hedge funds turn in their worst record for nearly 20 years because of credit crunch

Independent- Hedge funds turned in their worst first-half performance in almost two decades because of the credit crunch and the onset of a bear market in stocks. Hedge funds declined by an average 0.7pc in June, bringing the year-to-date loss […]

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