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International Hedge Fund Rules May Trigger Migration

Now that some policymakers are shifting out of crisis mode, some of the competitive considerations that dominated regulatory discussions during the tenure of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson are re-emerging. Nowhere is this more apparent than in contrasting approaches […]

The Icelandic Volcano Erupts

Middle East Online – Can a Hedge-Fund Island Lose Its Shirt and Gain Its Soul? In December, reports surfaced that Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson pushed his Wall Street bailout package by suggesting that, without it, civil unrest in the United […]

NY gov. seeks tax hike on hedge funds, luxury goods

Reuters – U.S. Treasury debt prices jumped on Tuesday, pushing the benchmark note’s yield down to fresh five-decade lows, after the Federal Reserve slashed interest rates near zero and vowed to extend its quantitative easing measures. In an unprecedented move, […]

Treasury, FDIC Said to Consider Guarantees to Stem Foreclosures

Bloomberg – The U.S. Treasury and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. are considering a program that may offer about $500 billion in guarantees for troubled mortgages to stem record foreclosures, people familiar with the matter said. The plan, which might […]

Cox Gives Support for Merger of SEC, CFTC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Chairman Christopher Cox said he was all for a merger between the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Hopping on board with U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, this was the first […]

The End of Wall Street as We Know It

Gotham Gazette – The turbulent financial market events of recent days demonstrably signal the end of Wall Street as we know it. More uncertainty lies ahead, on Wall Street but also for the national economy. How is this affecting New […]

Hopes and fears mix at hedge fund conference

Reuters UK – "Does anyone know what is happening with the markets?" former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers asked after stepping out of his car and into a hedge fund industry conference in Connecticut on Tuesday. And he wasn’t the […]

Senate report: Investment banks helped foreigners evade millions in US stock dividend taxes

Los Angeles Times – Big Wall Street investment banks have designed and marketed schemes enabling non-U.S. taxpayers, including offshore hedge funds, to evade millions of dollars in taxes each year on U.S. stock dividends, Senate investigators have found. Some banks […]

Candidates Must Decide on Government Role in Financial Markets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The recent controversial moves of Henry Paulson and the U.S. Treasury have Washington divided not only on the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but on government’s new role in the U.S. mortgage market.    […]

Hedge Funds Weary to Invest in Freddie, Fannie: Government Bailout May be Inevitable

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – While the U.S. Treasury has done all it can to stave off rumors of a government bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , some say the inevitable rescue is bound to take place after attempts […]

Housing plan signed, but concerns linger

San Francisco Chronicle- The giant housing rescue plan President Bush signed Wednesday might help stanch the bleeding in the housing market, but experts on both sides of the political divide worry that it is, at best, only an emergency step. […]

Credit crunch to sting into next year

Reuters UK- A near one year-old credit crunch still has plenty of venom and will sting global financial markets and the economy well into next year or even into 2010, a Reuters poll found. On the eve of its one-year […]

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