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Long-only turmoil pushes investors to hedge funds –

Financial Standard – As the GFC batters confidence in long-only equities, sentiment is turning to hedge funds, provided you partner with groups that are reputable and well run, said Spencer Young, chief executive officer of HFA Holdings. The result is […]

Government provides record aid package to AIG

The Times and Democrat – In a record bailout of a private company, the government on Monday provided a new $150 billion financial-rescue package to troubled insurance giant American International Group, including $40 billion for partial ownership. The action, announced […]

US dollar makes comeback, ‘bucking’ world downturn

North County Times – The stock market is retreating, credit markets are squeezed and many corporate earnings are diving. But one piece of the mangled U.S. economy is making an improbable comeback: the dollar. As the financial meltdown clobbers world […]

Key 2010 Olympics company in BC refinances just ahead of deadline

Metro Canada – A company that will play a key role in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games ended rampant speculation about its financial well-being Thursday by completing a deal to refinance a $1.7-billion loan – just hours before deadline. Intrawest […]

Europe and others bolster banks to fight crisis

Reuters – Nations from Europe to Australia rushed out plans on Sunday to shore up their banks, trying to halt a markets crash with pledges to back lending, buy stakes in financial institutions and take other emergency steps.if(window.yzq_d==null)window.yzq_d=new Object(); window.yzq_d[‘Yl9NCdG_Rvc-‘]=’&U=13fiorehq%2fN%3dYl9NCdG_Rvc-%2fC%3d632663.12996380.13209191.6227634%2fD%3dLREC%2fB%3d4577807%2fV%3d1’;  […]

Blackstone and KKR eye Lehman assets

Reuters – Blackstone and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co are each looking to buy parts of Lehman’s real estate and asset management units, sources familiar with the situation said on Friday, sparking a broad rebound in financial stocks. The real […]

European hedge fund launches fall to six-year low

Reuters UK- European hedge fund launches in the first half of 2008 fell to their lowest level since the last bear market, a survey showed on Monday, as the credit crisis hit investors’ confidence. The survey by EuroHedge, part of […]

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