Tag Archives: derivatives


Dwight Anderson To Open 2 New Ospraie Hedge Funds

Seeking Alpha – If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This cliché is the root of folly on Wall Street and in the hedge fund industry in general. Perfect example: The Ospraie Fund’s Dwight Anderson is set to […]

Ospraie’s Anderson to Give Commodities Hedge Funds Another Try

Bloomberg – Dwight Anderson, the commodities investor who liquidated his main Ospraie Fund last year after losing 39 percent, is planning a comeback with two new hedge funds set to open July 1. The Ospraie Equity Fund will buy and […]

US Hedge Funds Face Regulatory Tsunami, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – The biggest regulatory changes since the 1930s are bearing down on the U.S. securities and investment industry, and many firms are ill-prepared, according to a new study by research firm TowerGroup. From derivatives and hedge […]

Stability can help boost alternative investments

Business24-7 – Stability, and not necessarily an upward move by economies, would be enough to attract investors back to alternative investments such as hedge funds, says Dr Frank Gerhard of Barclays Capital. The crisis has made investors focus more on […]

Weavering Capital collapses over mystery trade

Times Online – Weavering Capital, one of London’s oldest hedge funds, was today in the hands of liquidators just a week after it discovered that its flagship fund’s main investment was a derivatives trade with an offshore company controlled by […]

Dummys View of the Global Crisis

Given the string of problems created by hedge funds, derivatives, investment funds, insurance companies, pension funds, mortgage securities and hairy bank loans over these few years, it is becoming increasingly apparent that high flying investment managers and financial whiz kids […]

Eiger Asset Management to launch four coffee-related funds

Hedge Week.com – Eiger Asset Management is planning to launch four coffee-related funds, comprising two index tracker funds, a hedge fund and a vehicle investing in the physical commodity. Eiger is being assisted by London-based alternative investment consultancy firm Laven […]

Why hedge funds are attractive – and risky

Houston Chronicle – Hedge funds, historically an investment reserved for big-ticket investors, are seemingly like mutual funds in that they typically invest in stocks and bonds. They have the added glamour and allure, however, of taking significant risks and gambles […]

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