Tag Archives: interest rates


Brevan Howard Hedge Fund Co-Founder To Leave Firm

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Jean-Philippe Blochet has left Europe’s biggest hedge fund firm, Brevan Howard, Bloomberg reported today.  “Following his return from sabbatical last year, Jean-Philippe Blochet has decided to cease to be an active member of Brevan Howard Asset […]

Is a new bubble being formed?

European Voice – Europe may be laying the foundations for the next financial bubble, through its monetary, industrial and regulatory policies. In the midst of the worst crisis in half a century, it is easy to forget that the real […]

Stock futures flat ahead of retail, jobless data

Reuters – Wall Street was set to open flat on Thursday, with investors eyeing retail sales and weekly jobless data for fresh insight into the state of the recession-hit economy. * Investors will watch a 30-year treasury note auction for […]

NZ firm debuts high-risk inflation hedge fund

Alibaba News Channel – Hedge fund firm 36 South said on Monday it had launched a "high risk/high return" fund designed to protect investors’ portfolios against a surge in global inflation. The Excelsior fund will target returns of five times […]

Obama’s barbed words worry corporate world

The Associated Press – Relations between President Barack Obama and U.S. corporate leaders have grown tense in recent weeks, with business groups bristling over his sharp rebukes of lenders and multinational companies in particular. Executives and trade groups that praised […]

Octagon, Run by Ex-GIC Staff, to Start Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Octagon Capital Management Pte, run by former managers of the Government of Singapore Investment Corp.’s quantitative-investment group, plans to start a fund that seeks to profit from broad economic trends. Octagon, which uses computer models to pick trades, […]

Obama to prod credit card firms on fee practices

Reuters – President Barack Obama will weigh in on Thursday on the lending practices of U.S. credit card companies, an issue that has triggered an outcry from consumers hit with high fees and interest rates. Obama has joined a push […]

Obama to get taxpayers to help hedge funds

American Thinker – The credit system has broken down. Banks have cooled on lending (maybe because they are not sure if the Obama administration will force a cram down in the future that would result in their loans being worth […]

Citadel’s New Hedge Funds

Seeking Alpha – Ken Griffin’s Citadel has plans to roll out a few more funds, even after Citadel’s flagship funds had a rough year in 2008. One will focus on currencies and interest rates, one will focus on stocks, and […]

Hedge fund Artradis hires RBS’s Dredge

Reuters – Artradis Fund Management, Singapore’s largest hedge fund manager, said on Monday it has hired David Dredge from Royal Bank of Scotland as managing director for portfolio management. Dredge was deputy global head of local markets at RBS as […]

Singapore hedge fund Artradis hires RBS

HedgeCo.net – Artradis Fund Management, Singapore’s largest hedge fund manager, said on Monday it has hired David Dredge from Royal Bank of Scotland as managing director for portfolio management. Dredge was deputy global head of local markets at RBS as […]

Citadel marketing new fund with lower fees

Reuters -  U.S. hedge fund Citadel Investment Group LLC plans to roll out several new funds, including one with lower fees that will aim to make money on currencies, interest rates and other trades based on broad economic trends, the […]

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