Tag Archives: government-intervention


Hedge Funds Try to Keep Pace With Equities Market

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund consultant, Hennessee Group LLC, reported that managers benefited as international equities rallied in July, while the unpredictability of government intervention continues to be one of the greatest concerns for hedge funds. “We have […]

Hedge fund managers leery of activist Uncle Sam

Forbes – Following a brutal 2008 of losses, plunging assets and the Madoff scandal, the activities of the Obama administration were a primary worry among the nearly 500 hedge fund managers and other industry executives gathering at a Las Vegas […]

CPIC Responds to SEC’s Proposed Curbs on Short-Selling

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – James Chanos, Chairman of the Coalition of Private Investment Companies (CPIC), said in response to the SEC’s five proposed rules put forward to curb short-selling, "Rebuilding investor confidence should be the primary objective of any […]

Soros Says Economic Crisis Signals End of a Free-Market Model

Bloomberg – Billionaire investor George Soros said the current economic upheaval has its roots in the financial deregulation of the 1980s and signals the end of a free-market model that has since dominated capitalist countries. Liberalization of the financial industry […]

Cheers! Anheuser-Busch Agrees to $50 Billion Takeover Bid

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Anheuser-Busch has agreed to a $50 billion takeover bid by Brazilian-Belgium brewer InBev, in which will result in the largest beer company in the world.  The final $70 a share offer was $5 higher than the […]

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