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Hedge fund boss accuses PM of ignoring crunch alarm bell

Evening Standard – Jim Chanos said that Mr Brown, while Chancellor of the Exchequer, was given a briefing that predicted banks were in dire danger – more than a year before the crisis hit last year. Mr Chanos, who made […]

Hedge funds bet on regulations

The Washington Times – Hedge-fund managers say Bernard L. Madoff may succeed where Christopher Cox failed: forcing regulation of their $1.5 trillion industry. Mr. Madoff’s purported bilking of investors by up to $50 billion begins to uncover a part of […]

Madoff scam may spark tightening of hedge rules

Evening Standard – Veterans of the secretive $1.5 trillion (£1 trillion) industry say the $50 billion Madoff fraud could bring about sweeping changes in the way the authorities monitor activity. "This is an Enron moment for hedge funds," said Peter […]

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