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U.S. hedge funds bleeding, one gone

SF Gate – There probably won’t be many tears for Larkspur’s Copper River Management LLC. The $1 billion hedge fund’s partiality to short selling earned it obloquy, lawsuits and, ultimately, death. No trace of company personnel could be found for […]

Wall Street layoffs could surpass 200000

Los Angeles Times – Traders and investment bankers might have more to worry about than dwindling bonus pools this year as mass firings on Wall Street are set to hit a record. The fallout from this year’s global credit crisis […]

Hedge Funds Pulled Back From Lehman Prime Bkg Before Bankruptcy

CNNMoney.com – Hedge funds were leaving the prime brokerage business of Lehman Bros. (LEH) long before Lehman filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday, and now, business there has all but stopped, according to sources. But in certain areas, like the […]

Regulators probe stock manipulation by rumor

Los Angeles Times- Wall Street regulators are examining whether securities firms adequately police rumor-mongering used to manipulate stocks after shares of Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc., Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tumbled last week. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s inspections unit; […]

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