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The Engine of Mayhem

Washington Post – It’s easy to explain the continuing financial chaos — and the failure of governments to control it — as the triumph of psychology. Fear reigns, and panic follows. Everyone dumps stocks because everyone believes that everyone else […]

Hedge Funds Raise Cash To Repay, Not Reinvest

Seeking Alpha – Some analysts say a big-picture trend presently unfolding involves hedge funds and other players unwinding bets on commodities/foreign currencies and plowing the proceeds into U.S. financial and other stocks. They are doing this for valuation reasons and […]

Hedge Funds Increase New York Times Stake

Wall Street Journal – Harbinger Capital Partners and Firebrand Investments LLC, the hedge funds that put two representatives on the board of the New York Times Co. this past spring, are again adding to their stake in the media company. […]

CSX ‘Welcoming’ Work With Activist Hedge Funds

CNBC – Cramer got a chance Thursday to check in briefly with CSX Chairman and CEO Michael Ward. Ward’s been a regular guest on Mad Money as his company has battled with activist hedge funds fighting to have him ousted. […]

Chinese fund manager wins Warren Buffett lunch

Reuters India- A Chinese fund manager has won a lunch with famed U.S. investor Warren Buffett after bidding $2.11 million for the opportunity in a charity auction, more than three times what the lunch fetched last year. Zhao Danyang, who […]

Buffett bets on the S&P 500 to beat a fund-of-hedge-funds

Los Angeles Times – The hedge fund industry can only exist because investors believe their fund managers will deliver above-average returns over time, despite the portfolios’ hefty fees. Master investor Warren Buffett, who has long derided those fees, now has […]

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