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John Paulson Buys Mortgage Bonds as Hedge Fund Losses Widen

Bloomberg – Money manager John Paulson has started buying beaten-up mortgage bonds as hedge funds stumbled for a fifth straight month. Paulson, 52, is purchasing debt backed by home loans after generating sixfold returns last year with help from bets […]

20 Biggest Economies In World Economic Summit Tomorrow

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies will hold an historic meeting Saturday in a bid to head off the threat of a protracted global recession and forge a new world financial order. Called […]

Tontine to Shut Down Two Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two hedge funds run by famed portfolio manager Jeffrey Gendell are being closed because of heavy losses suffered this year.  Both Tontine Partners LP and Tontine Capital Partners LP are liquidating assets, although no time table […]

Scholes Among Losers as Hedge Funds Slump in October

Bloomberg – Hedge funds run by Jeffrey Gendell and John Burbank III posted their worst monthly losses in October. Peter Thiel gave back gains made earlier in the year. Nobel-prize winner Myron Scholes froze his biggest fund. The managers, like […]

Even Healthy Hedge Funds Face Redemptions

Seeking Alpha – It’s a tough world out there – I saw in the Wall Street Journal the average hedge fund lost 18% in October. Considering what their mandate is i.e. hedge – that is amazing. September was awful as […]

Blue Mountain Hedge Fund Latest to Freeze Redemptions

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Following in the footsteps of other large hedge funds trying to weather the credit crunch, Blue Mountain Capital Management has suspended withdraws on its $3.1 billion fund.  The Blue Mountain Credit Alternatives Fund lost a little […]

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 […]

‘Armageddon’ Loan, Bond Prices Keep Debt Investors on Sidelines

Bloomberg – Credit markets have fallen so far that they are providing a "once in a lifetime opportunity," and investors are still selling. Prices of loans rated below investment grade declined to a record low 66.1 cents on the dollar, […]

Treasury Said to Invest $125 Billion in US Banks

Bloomberg – The Bush administration will invest about $125 billion in nine of the biggest U.S. banks, including Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., in the government’s latest attempt to shore up confidence in the financial system. The proposed […]

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′;  […]

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