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Bernard Madoff Case Seen Fueling Attacks On The SEC

Post Chronicle – The SEC’s inability to uncover the scandal until Madoff’s sons went to authorities last week comes at a particularly bad time for the SEC and its Chairman, Christopher Cox. They have already been accused by some lawmakers […]

Even strong hedge funds may go under

Reuters – Even some strong hedge fund managers may not survive the ongoing credit crisis due to a lack of funding or credit, the president of hedge fund John W. Henry & Co. said on Tuesday. "There are going to be some […]

Experts Discuss Hedge Fund Growth at ‘Fighting the Tape’ Seminar

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Top financial industry leaders and more than 200 attendees gathered in New York late last week discuss the volatile hedge fund market and provide insights on distressed funds. Sponsored by global offshore law firm Walkers, the […]

Hedge fund Avenue Capital says now is time to buy

Forbes – Financial assets have become so cheap because of the credit crisis that now is a good time to scoop up bargains, the head of one of the world’s biggest hedge funds, Avenue Capital, said on Wednesday. ‘Now is […]

Interview With George Soros: ‘The Economy Fell Off The Cliff’

Free Internet Press – George Soros, 78, has made billions as a hedge-fund manager and investor. Germany’s Spiegel magazine spoke with him about the current financial crisis, how he expect President-elect Barack Obama to respond to the economic disaster and […]

Summers Offers Big-Picture Advice to Hedge Fund

Wall Street Journal – In 2006, Lawrence Summers resigned as president of Harvard University and took a position as a part-time managing director with D.E. Shaw Group, a New York hedge fund with a reputation as one of the most […]

International Regulators to Discuss Short Selling, Derivatives Regulation

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox announced a meeting of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Technical Committee today, Monday, November 24 by teleconference to discuss urgent regulatory issues in the ongoing credit […]

Hedge Funds Praise The Receivables Exchange

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Receivables Exchange, the world’s first online marketplace for real-time trading of accounts receivable, today announced that it has launched its proprietary patent-pending trading platform to conduct live trading of accounts receivable. “The Receivables Exchange is […]

The Who’s Who of Hedge Funds Defend Their Industry

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Five billionaire hedge fund managers stood up before Congress yesterday and shared their differing views on the hedge fund industry. George Soros, Philip Falcone, John Paulson, James Simons and Ken Griffin all took turns defending hedge […]

Investors Rush for Redemptions in Fortress Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Clients of Fortress Investment Group LLC have requested to withdraw more than $4.5 billion of their assets over the next few months, according a statement released by the hedge fund yesterday. The company reported its first […]

Tontine to Shut Down Two Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two hedge funds run by famed portfolio manager Jeffrey Gendell are being closed because of heavy losses suffered this year.  Both Tontine Partners LP and Tontine Capital Partners LP are liquidating assets, although no time table […]

Obama Addresses Economy, Will Confront Problems “Head-On”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In his first press conference since winning the presidential election, Barack Obama discussed ways to tackle the economic crisis while describing the “enormity of the task that lies ahead.” In the wake of what looks to […]

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