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HK Subprime Investments Cause Local Concern

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- The Hang Seng Index posted its biggest single-day loss in a month, as investors fretted about the recurring subprime credit crisis in the United States and its impact on regional banks and other financials. "It’s a […]

Cerberus’ Snow Compares Fannie, Freddie To Hedge Funds

FINalternatives- It’s not the first time “hedge fund” has been used as an epithet, but a former U.S. Treasury chief is using the H.F. words to describe mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The two firms, into which Treasury […]

Government Rescue Plan Boost Fannie and Freddie Shares

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may get some help from the Fed in hopes of staving off a market implosion following a crippling credit crunch and a period of great stress in the financial […]

Cerberus raising funds to buy distressed assets

Reuters- Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is starting a new fund to invest in assets it thinks have been driven down too low by the credit crisis, Chairman John Snow told Reuters on Thursday. The decision by Cerberus to […]

Cranwood Capital Announces Launch of Fixed Income Arbitrage Fund

HedgeCo.Net – Cranwood Capital Management LLC has announced the launch of their new fund, the Cranwood Fixed Income Arbitrage Fund. The fund seeks to generate high, absolute returns by using Treasury futures to arbitrage temporary discrepancies occurring along the U.S. […]

US official says credit crunch easing

News Channel 8- A U.S. Treasury official said Monday the global credit crunch is gradually calming following efforts by the Federal Reserve and other central banks.Clay Lowery, assistant secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury, said the Fed and […]

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