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Stock futures flat ahead of Madoff sentencing

Reuters – Dow Jones futures dipped 0.1 percent, S&P 500 futures were down 0.01 percent while Nasdaq futures traded 0.02 percent higher on Monday morning at 4:45 a.m. EDT, pointing to a flat opening for Wall Street’s main equity indexes. […]

Hennessee Says Hedge Funds Post Best Month in 9 Years

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – “Hennessee Group research and discussions with hedge fund managers has lead us to believe that the 20 year secular bull market in bonds is over.” Charles Gradante, Co-Founder of hedge fund investor consultant, Hennessee Group […]

Connecticut Hedge Fund Bill Shelved

On Wall Street – A Connecticut bill that would have imposed transparency and licensing requirements on hedge funds failed to be signed into law Wednesday when the state house of representatives ran out of time to vote on the measure. […]

Hedge Fund Mgr Schoenfeld Backs Icahn/Eastbourne Amylin Slate

CNNMoney.com – A major shareholder of Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( AMLN) is backing a slate of dissident directors nominated by Carl Icahn and another hedge-fund manager, Eastbourne Capital Management. P. Schoenfeld and Associates, which owned 2.1 million Amylin shares as […]

Dow Jones Halts Hedge Fund Publications

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Due to poor market conditions in the distressed securities space, Dow Jones’s hedge fund arm has suspended publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Distressed Securities Strategy Benchmark. The Dow Jones Hedge Fund Convertible Arbitrage […]

Dow Jones Hires Hedge Fund Manager, Financial Expert

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Dow Jones & Company has added London based hedge fund manager Paul Sharma as telecommunications, media and technology columnist, and NY’s award winning Donna Childs, as a financial services columnist. "The appointments of Paul and […]

Church Pension fund opens shop in Asia

Reuters – India Church Pension Fund has invested in Future Group backed Indivision India, Advantage Partners and IDG Accel China. The $8 billion Church Pension Fund based in New York City has roped in Eric Mason(ex-Carlyle Group), to open a […]

Hedge Funds Advance 1.37% in March

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds gained 1.37 percent in March, according to data compiled by the Hennessee Group LLC.  It was a successful month for the equity markets at well, with the S&P advancing 8.54 percent, the NASDAQ climbing […]

G20 Still To Agree On Treatment On Tax Havens: Diplomats

Dow Jones Deutschland – Leaders from the Group of 20 largest economies have yet to agree on how to deal with tax havens, including whether to spell out sanctions on financial centers that don’t share information. An official at a […]

Fund at Covenant Capital rebounds as market sags

Charlotte Business Journal – In early 2008, Jim Morgan and his partners at Covenant Capital sent a gloomy letter to their investors. After a couple of disappointing years, the letter said, the hedge-fund firm was preparing to close. It told […]

Credit Suisse Veteran To Start SE Asian Hedge Fund

Dow Jones Deutschland – While hedge funds suffer from redemptions and closures amid volatile markets, some firms are taking advantage of falling valuations and market dislocations to launch new funds. Mark Fuchs, chief executive of Singapore-based Fuchs Capital Partners, said […]

Hedge Funds Advance 1.10% in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net ) – After a disappointing 2008, hedge funds seem to be on the up and up, advancing 1.10% in January according to the latest research by the New York-based Hennessee Group. According to the research, convertible arbitrage […]

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