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Israel’s girlfriend sentenced to 3 years probation

Stamford Advocate – Debra Ryan, the girlfriend of Samuel Israel, convicted for his role in a $400 million fraud involving the collapse of Stamford-based hedge-fund firm Bayou Group LLC, was sentenced to three years probation for aiding his escape. Ryan, […]

FACTBOX: Hedge fund managers name long, short bets

Reuters – Some of the country’s biggest and best-known hedge fund managers on Wednesday shared their best investment and short-selling ideas with an audience of some 1,200 hedge fund executives. The annual Ira Sohn Investment Research Conference raises millions of […]

Hedge-Fund Titans Hear Chanos, Einhorn, Raise Funds for Cancer

Bloomberg – At last year’s Ira W. Sohn Investment Research Conference, Greenlight Capital Inc.’s David Einhorn told an audience of hedge-fund managers that Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. wasn’t disclosing the whole truth about its finances. Four months later, Lehman filed […]

Och Stores Up Cash as Funds Brace for Stock Losses

Bloomberg – Daniel Och had about 35 percent of his $20 billion of hedge-fund assets in cash during the first quarter because he suspects global stock markets will start falling again. “The world will not just bounce back to where […]

BlueGold, Galena Beat Competing Funds, Commodities

Bloomberg – BlueGold Capital Management LLP and Galena Asset Management Ltd. extended their winning streak in the first four months, outpacing competing hedge funds and commodities. Pierre Andurand’s $1.1 billion BlueGold energy fund rose 35 percent through April, two people […]

Gold, Little Changed in London, May Fall on Lower Hedge Demand

Bloomberg – Gold, little changed in London, may drop on lower demand for an inflation hedge after U.S. consumer prices posted their first annual decline since 1955. The consumer price index fell 0.4 percent in March from a year earlier, […]

Hedge funds return to roots as alpha claim refuted

Reuters – Hedge funds are set to return to their roots as niche products for the happy few as they have been unable to deliver the gleaming returns they were promising ever since the start of the credit crisis. Hedge […]

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