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Regional stock markets outperform hedge funds

Business24-7 – Six months after their worst drawdown on record, regional stock markets are outperforming the Middle East and North Africa (Mena)-focused hedge funds, suggesting markets are once again warming up to equity participation. According to Emirates Business research, Mena […]

EU moves toward new hedge fund rules

Washington Post – The European Union will this week take the first step toward new rules governing high-risk hedge funds, the EU’s financial services chief said Monday. EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, long opposed to regulating the funds, is bowing to […]

Hedge Funds Reduce Stock Holdings

Washington Post – Hedge funds cut stock holdings by almost two-thirds from a year ago, signaling that they are less willing to take risks amid tighter credit and almost $1 trillion in write-downs and losses, Goldman Sachs Group said. Net […]

New Jersey drawing heat for hedge-fund foray

Washington Post – New Jersey’s pension fund is under fire over a series of hedge-fund investments, the Wall Street Journal said. New Jersey made the investments last month, to funds run by BlackRock Inc <BLK.N>, Canyon Capital Advisors LLC and […]

Hedge Funds Reduce Stock Holdings

Washington Post – Hedge funds cut stock holdings by almost two-thirds from a year ago, signaling that they are less willing to take risks amid tighter credit and almost $1 trillion in write-downs and losses, Goldman Sachs Group said. Net […]

White House Inaction on Rules For Hedge Funds Is Criticized

Washington Post – The Bush administration’s decision to drop proposed money-laundering rules for hedge funds is "inexplicable, ill-timed and unwise," Sen. Carl M. Levin (D-Mich.) said yesterday. Hedge funds, private investment pools whose investors are often wealthy individuals, have drawn […]

Money-Laundering Risk Of Hedge Funds Gauged

Washington Post – Seven years ago the Patriot Act required every financial institution to establish a program to combat money-laundering. But the roughly $2 trillion hedge-fund industry today remains free of any such government restrictions, and this week the Treasury […]

The Engine of Mayhem

Washington Post – It’s easy to explain the continuing financial chaos — and the failure of governments to control it — as the triumph of psychology. Fear reigns, and panic follows. Everyone dumps stocks because everyone believes that everyone else […]

They Just Don’t Get It

Washington Post – That is the technical economic term that best sums up a day in which the House of Representatives refuses to pass a $700 billion rescue plan pushed by the White House and congressional leaders from both parties, […]

A Hedge Fund Like No Other

Washington Post – Given the panic in Washington over the financial markets, it is virtually certain that Congress will soon pass some form of the bailout plan the Treasury put forward last week. This is not an ideal proposal, particularly […]

Central banks may expand range of collateral

Washington Post – Central banks in the United States, Europe and Japan will consider taking foreign-denominated assets as collateral in an effort to provide liquidity for battered financial markets, the Nikkei newspaper said on Sunday. Currently most central banks only […]

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