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Ackman Calls Out Wall Street Journal

New York (HedgeCo.net) – It is no secret that Bill Ackman and his hedge fund Pershing Square Capital are big investors in government sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Ackman has been touting the two stocks for a year […]

Former Fannie Mae executive to become Fortress CEO

CNBC – Fortress Investment Group LLC has named former Fannie Mae CEO Daniel H. Mudd as its new CEO, effective Aug. 11. Mudd, a Fortress board member, takes over for co-founder and majority shareholder Wesley Edens. Edens will remain with […]

The List: The Crisis’s Big Winners

The New York-based hedge fund manager reportedly made a record $3.7 billion in 2007. In 2008, his $7 billion Advantage Plus fund returned an incredible 37.6 percent. Another smaller fund he manages returned nearly 590 percent last year, thought to […]

James Chanos Says Hedge Funds Face Regulation: Year in Review

BloombergThe financial wreckage of 2008 has left no part of our country untouched. It exposed the bankruptcy of business models employed by mortgage companies, investment banks, and rating agencies as well as the flaws of innovations such as structured finance […]

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