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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 […]

Massachusetts state fund drops 4 hedge fund firms

Reuters – Massachusetts will remove $1.6 billion from hedge fund managers Blackstone, Crestline, EIM Management, and Strategic Investment Group as it shifts its investment strategy after suffering recent heavy losses. Trustees for the roughly $40 billion fund voted on Tuesday […]

Active credit funds seen outperforming

Reuters – Active credit fund managers are set to enjoy stellar returns in 2010 as individual company performance supplants the financial crisis as the crucial driver of prices. Passive managers who track indices — as opposed to funds that focus […]

Recovery landscape brightens for F&C partner

Reuters – Francois Barthelemy has had a tough year. The F&C Partners manager saw assets under management in his hedge funds slump by 80 percent as the financial crisis gripped, and revived performance is yet to bring new inflows. Speaking […]

Transparency the key word among hedge fund heads

Canada.com – Holding a hedge fund conference at a casino may not be the best optics for an industry that was cast as one of the free-wheeling gamblers of the financial crisis, but players in the fledgling Canadian sector meeting […]

Hedge Fund Subscriptions Back To Pre-Crisis Levels

Wall Street Journal – Hedge fund subscriptions have returned to pre-financial crisis levels and redemptions slowed markedly in August, GlobeOp Financial Services SA, a hedge fund administrator, said Thursday. The company, which runs middle- and back-office functions for 180 hedge […]

Thames River plans two credit funds, US foray

Reuters – Thames River Capital is hoping to launch two investment grade credit strategies later this year and is looking at how best to target the U.S. institutional market, chief executive Charlie Porter told Reuters. The independent fund house, which […]

Thames River plans two credit funds, US foray

Reuters UK – Thames River Capital is hoping to launch two investment grade credit strategies later this year and is looking at how best to target the U.S. institutional market, chief executive Charlie Porter told Reuters. The independent fund house, […]

Citadel To Return $250M To Clients

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Citadel Investment Group will return millions to clients who asked to exit last year, but were locked in when its flagship funds lost more than half their value during the financial crisis. The Chicago-based firm, […]

The Dust Hasn’t Settled on Wall Street, but History’s Already Repeating Itself

The Washington Post – The Wall Street herd is at it again. Even as the cleanup crew is carting away the debris left by the last financial crisis, the investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges are busy working on the […]

Bernanke on TV defends aggressive actions

Taping a "Bernanke on the Record" special that will air on PBS this week, the top U.S. monetary policy-maker defended the aggressive, even unorthodox actions taken by the Fed during the long recession and deep financial crisis. "I was not […]

”I would shut down the hedge fund industry”

Salon – John R. Talbott is a former investment banker with Goldman Sachs and the author of "The 86 Biggest Lies on Wall Street," "Contagion," "Obamanomics," and "The Coming Crash in the Housing Market." Simon Johnson, the former chief economist […]

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