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Castlestone set to launch defensive equity fund – Investment Week

Investment Week – Castlestone Management is set to launch a hybrid fund investing in both equities and hedge funds. The group claims managed futures have maintained decent returns throughout the market turmoil and predict the asset class will work well […]

FactSet Anounces 2008 Global Revenues

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – FactSet Research Systems Inc. announced the first quarter results ending November 30, 2008, showed revenue increase to $155.6 million, an increase of 16% compared to the prior year. Operating income for the first quarter advanced […]

Hedge funds extend losing streak in November-data

Reuters – Hedge funds around the world extended their losses last month when the average portfolio declined 1.41 percent amid fresh stock market turmoil, data released on Friday shows. The average hedge fund lost 17.70 percent in the first 11 […]

Global Task Forces To Target Short Sales, Hedge Funds

EasyBourse.com – Global securities regulators have formed three task forces targeting short selling, hedge funds and unregulated financial trading, in an effort to take "urgent action" to coordinate responses to current market turmoil, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox […]

Hedge fund fighters deal with market pounding in the boxing ring

AFP – Is it more painful to see the value of your fund disappear as the global economy crumbles, or for another man to punch you as hard as he can in the face? For Elliot "The Machine Gun" Odell, […]

The Players: Hedge Funds’ Richest

Philip Falcone The Phantom Falcone, 46, has been dubbed the "Midas of misery" for taking lucrative short positions in the shares of struggling banks including HBOS and Wachovia. He lives in a 27-room townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side bought […]

OTC Hires European Hedge Fund Manager

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – OTC Valuations Limited, provider of independent derivatives valuation and risk reports for illiquid and hard-to-value securities, structured products, and exotic derivatives, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Dr. Paul Bergbusch to lead the organization’s […]

Hedge Fund Exit Strategies

Because of the recent market turmoil, many hedge-fund investors have questions regarding what regulations are applicable to hedge funds, and how to withdraw their money from their hedge-fund investments if they want out. Indeed, hedge funds often present many different […]

Halbis Hedge Fund Stocking Up Again

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Halbis Capital Management of HSBC is upping the exposure in their European Alpha hedge fund thanks to cheap stock prices. Bill Maldonado, head of alternative investments, believes it is finally the right time to buy. "Lots […]

Goldman may be set to post first quarterly loss

Reuters – Goldman Sachs could post its first ever quarterly loss as a public company in December, as market turmoil weighs on revenue for investment banking businesses and forces asset writedowns. One Wall Street analyst, Glenn Schorr at UBS, predicted […]

What Makes Me Bearish? Hedge Fund Sales on the Horizon

Seeking Alpha – Investors pulled at least $43bn from U.S. hedge funds in September as market turmoil led to unprecedented withdrawals, an analysis by a leading research house shows. The data from TrimTabs Investment Research – which was to be […]

Aviva Announces Increased Hedges

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – UK asset management group and hedge fund investor Aviva plc ("Aviva") is holding an investor and analyst briefing to announce the strengthening of its protection against further falls in global equity markets through increased hedges. […]

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