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Heyday of hedge funds is over, Citadel’s Ken Griffin predicts

Chicago Tribune – "The key change in the next decade is that policymakers around the world have chosen the winners and losers," Griffin said at a Wednesday panel. "The winners are the banking system." By selecting commercial banks to become […]

Basel Also Keeping an Eye On Hedge Fund Leverage

AllAboutAlpha.com – The Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland was probably abuzz last week watching history unfold before its eyes.  After all, one of the lynchpins of the organization’s Basel II Accord was the requirement for banks to mark-to-market […]

Oil loses appeal as hedge against risk

Globe and Mail – Once viewed as a safe haven, crude oil has lost its lustre as investors bet that the crisis in financial markets will hurt an already weakened global economy and drive down petroleum demand. At the same […]

Hedge funds expand role as small business lender

Guardian.co.uk – Hedge funds are known for playing many roles on Wall Street, but last-resort lender to small businesses that are turned down by banks is hardly one of them.  Yet with the credit crunch pushing many major U.S. banks […]

Paulson hedge fund now looks to buy banks

Independent- The man who made a personal $3.7bn (£1.85bn) fortune by predicting the credit crisis is hoping to make another killing by helping to prop up financial companies brought to the brink of ruin by the chaos in the debt […]

Hedge Fund Ritchie Capital Drops Suit Against Benchmark

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The legal battles that ensued between Ritchie and investors who once tried to force an involuntary bankruptcy upon them are slowing simmering down.   Chicago based Ritchie Capital has dismissed a complaint it brought against Benchmark Plus […]

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