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Women on top: Female hedge fund bosses out-perform their male counterparts

Daily Mail – Women in the hedge fund industry have given strength to the theory that the world of finance would be more efficient if females were in control. According to new figures from Hedge Fund Research, funds run by […]

Hedge funds still to make mark in India

Global Investor – Hedge funds are yet to make their presence felt in India, according to panelists at the Asia Securities Financing Master Class. Hedge funds are yet to make their presence felt in India, according to panelists and participants […]

UK ‘blocking tough finance rules’

BBC News – The UK has “particular difficulties” regulating hedge funds “to put it politely”, Mr Steinbrueck told the weekly German news magazine. “There clearly is a lobby in London that wants to defend its competitive advantage tooth and claw,” […]

Mark Gilbert Bernanke Bonus Mustn’t Make Hedge-Fund Guys Blush

Bloomberg – Ben Bernanke’s renomination as Federal Reserve chairman gives him a guaranteed job for four years, precisely the kind of long-term, risk-free tenure that regulators are trying to outlaw elsewhere in finance. President Barack Obama was always going to […]

Can hedge funds be synthetically replicated?

Morningstar – A new breed of clone funds seeks to capture "alternative beta." It wasn’t long ago that hedge funds were on the very cutting edge of finance. Their pitch was simple: they could deliver pure alpha , rather than […]

Citadel in Rescue Talks With E-Trade, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – E*Trade Financial is in talks with Citadel Investment Group, the hedge fund that is its largest shareholder, about a deal to shore up the struggling brokerage firm’s balance sheet, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing […]

Desperado quants go for gambling and defence

eFinancialCareers UK – Times are still not good for junior quants and mathematical PhDs who aspire to work in investment banks. With banks pulling back from complexity, there’s less need for their talents. Mark Davis, a professor of maths at […]

Hedge fund titan plans to launch new mutual funds at AQR

Wealth Bulletin – AQR Capital Management intends to launch a line-up of mutual funds next month that will use a hedge-fund strategy developed in 1989 by founder Clifford Asness as a doctoral student in finance at the University of Chicago, […]

VP Biden Hedge Fund Scandal: Why There’s Nothing Anyone Can Do To Prevent It

BNET – A hedge fund Ponzi scheme scandal is breaking in the blogosphere – and it goes right to the top of political power.  A little while ago, blogger John Hempton, who writes Bronte Capital, a finance blog, started sniffing […]

Overstock.com Stalking Victim Exposes Creepy Hedge Fund

The press has been agog recently about Paradigm Capital, a fund-of-hedge-funds run by members of Joe Biden’s family, and its apparent connection with a hedge fund shut by the SEC called Ponta Negra. CJR’s Audit column has the full details […]

Economist Nouriel Roubini lashes out at CNBC host

AP – CNBC’s Jim Cramer has another feud on his hands. Just weeks after "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart took Cramer to task for trying to turn finance reporting into a "game," famous bear economist Nouriel Roubini criticized Cramer on Tuesday for […]

John Rutledge

Forbes – John Rutledge is the chairman of Rutledge Capital, a private equity investment firm that has invested more than $150 million in middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies. He is also member of the Advisory Boards of B.V. Group, […]

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