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Hedge funds ‘are resilient’

Reuters – In spite of suffering more than most markets in the global downturn, hedge funds are likely to bounce back faster than other markets. That is the view of Barclay’s Capital director Frank Gerhard whose company is a major […]

Cook starts to cut the mustard

Proactive Investors Australia – Why have investors been selling UK-listed coal miners – even the big boys like Xstrata, Rio and BHP Billiton – as if they were going out of fashion?   Lack of understanding of the global market […]

Asia plunges futher into financial chaos

Telegraph.co.uk – A move by US and European central banks, as well as by central banks in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and South Korea, to slash borrowing costs has failed to reassure investors. "It’s impossible to predict the bottom, […]

Buffett’s “time bomb” goes off on Wall Street

Reuters – On Main Street, insurance protects people from the effects of catastrophes. But on Wall Street, specialized insurance known as a credit default swaps are turning a bad situation into a catastrophe. When historians write about the current crisis, […]

Lone Pine, Traxis Lead Funds Betting on India Stocks Recovery

Bloomberg – Lone Pine Capital LLC, run by Stephen Mandel, and Traxis Partners LLC are among 56 overseas funds that registered to buy shares in India in July, the most in six months, betting on a recovery in stocks. Helios […]

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