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Ronaldo Hermoso Appointed Director of Hedge Funds at OakRun

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) - Hedge fund manager OakRun Capital announced the appointment of Rolando Hermoso as director of funds. Their newly launched Short Term High Yield Fund also delivered November annualized yield of 9.58%. Hermoso has over 27 years in […]

Merrill’s Thain seeking 2008 bonus of $10 million

Reuters – Merrill Lynch & Co Chief Executive John Thain has suggested to directors that he get a 2008 bonus of as much as $10 million, but the battered company’s compensation committee is resisting his request, the Wall Street Journal […]

Former UBS Exec Sentenced in Manhattan

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A former UBS AG executive has been sentenced to 6-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to selling private information about the bank’s stock recommendations.  Mitchel Guttenberg, a former manager in UBS’ equity research department, was […]

Hedge Fund Service Team Launched by BNP Paribas

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BNP Paribas has launched a global, transversal, multi-asset, hedge fund client service team. The team will be a single point of entry for Hedge Funds for all inquiry, according to BNP, leveraging the bank’s capabilities […]

Wall Street layoffs could surpass 200000

Los Angeles Times – Traders and investment bankers might have more to worry about than dwindling bonus pools this year as mass firings on Wall Street are set to hit a record. The fallout from this year’s global credit crisis […]

Treasury Said to Invest $125 Billion in US Banks

Bloomberg – The Bush administration will invest about $125 billion in nine of the biggest U.S. banks, including Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., in the government’s latest attempt to shore up confidence in the financial system. The proposed […]

Another horrible day for the major markets

The Times of Trenton – Stocks prices fell sharply again yesterday, ending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index below 1,000 for the first time since 2003 on speculation banks and real-estate companies are running short of money as the credit […]

Thain to head investment banking, wealth at BofA

Reuters – John Thain, the Merrill Lynch & Co Inc chief executive who engineered the firm’s sale to Bank of America Corp, will head investment banking, securities and wealth management at the new company — at least for now. But […]

Hedge funds batten down the hatches in turbulence

Reuters – Hedge funds are keeping borrowings and risk low and seeking sanctuary in safe-haven assets during the current market turbulence, but some are beginning to see opportunities to make attractive investments. The events of the past few days — […]

Hedge funds batten down the hatches in turbulence

Reuters – Hedge funds are keeping borrowings and risk low and seeking sanctuary in safe-haven assets during the current market turbulence, but some are beginning to see opportunities to make attractive investments. The events of the past few days — […]

Hopes and fears mix at hedge fund conference

Reuters UK – "Does anyone know what is happening with the markets?" former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers asked after stepping out of his car and into a hedge fund industry conference in Connecticut on Tuesday. And he wasn’t the […]

Fed Reverses Stance on AIG, Provides Rescue

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Just one day after reaffirming their stance they would not rescue America International Group Inc., the Fed has agreed to lend the collapsing insurer $85 billion in exchange for a 79.9 percent majority stake. The Fed […]

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