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”I would shut down the hedge fund industry”

Salon – John R. Talbott is a former investment banker with Goldman Sachs and the author of "The 86 Biggest Lies on Wall Street," "Contagion," "Obamanomics," and "The Coming Crash in the Housing Market." Simon Johnson, the former chief economist […]

Hedge Fund Paulson & Co Buys $100 Million CB Richard Ellis Stock

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Real estate services company, CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. has reached an agreement to sell in a direct placement 13,440,860 shares of its Class A common stock for gross proceeds of approximately $100.0 million, to […]

Dow Jones Hires Hedge Fund Manager, Financial Expert

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Dow Jones & Company has added London based hedge fund manager Paul Sharma as telecommunications, media and technology columnist, and NY’s award winning Donna Childs, as a financial services columnist. "The appointments of Paul and […]

Putting Finance Capitalism “Back in Its Box”

OpEdNews – So writes Philip Augar in an April 13 Financial Times (FT) op-ed. He’s a former UK investment banker/broker and author of The Death of Gentlemanly Capitalism, The Greed Merchants, and most recently Chasing Alpha: How Reckless Growth and […]

Jobless bankers may lift Asian hedge fund numbers

Reuters – The number of Asian hedge funds could increase by 10 percent this year as more unemployed bankers and traders launch new funds and the cost of doing business slumps, an industry expert said on Monday. "It’s much better […]

$550 Million in Fees for One Merrill Lynch Banker

Wall Street Journal – Some numbers are so big you just have to stand back and admire them. An investment banker claiming $550 million of fees in a single year is just such a number. The number is staggering for […]

Hedge-Fund Firms Pressed to Consolidate After Losses Erode Fees

Bloomberg – Mohammed Syed has spent the past seven years scouting out the best hedge-fund investments for clients of his Axiom Fund Manager Ltd. Now, he’s seeking to expand the $100 million he oversees by acquiring rivals. “I am looking […]

Canada’s Hedge Funds Care Group Raise $150K for Kids

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Canada’s hedge fund industry gathered in November to raise $150,000 in support of Hedge Funds Care Canada (HFCC), which is dedicated exclusively to the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect. "The Canadian hedge fund […]

Ex-Intel techie accused of $1 bn theft

Economic Times – A former Intel Corp engineer has been charged with stealing trade secrets worth $1 billion from the chip maker while he worked for Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts alleged this week in a five-count […]

Market tanks on likely US hedge funds redemption

Economic Times Mumbai – The concomitant impact of huge selling in European markets such as FTSE, CAC and DAX, falling more than 3 per cent, has seen a dip back home in realty, bank, IT and capital goods stocks. Sectors […]

Winners changing quickly, so hedge your bets

Tacoma News Tribune – Changes in winning and losing investments have come so swiftly of late that you might not have realized your favorite approach has backfired lately. International funds – the hot funds of the last few years – […]

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