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Investors fear money went south — to Panama

StarTribune – The money trail in a suspect currency investment program promoted by several Twin Cities companies runs through an industrial building in this gritty southern California community that calls itself Horsetown USA. Trevor Cook, a 37-year-old Minneapolis money manager […]

Hedge Fund Survey On Obama Regulations

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – A survey by RSM McGladrey, a financial services consultancy, found that hedge fund managers are surprisingly ready to work with SEC regulators to cooperate with authority, despite wide-spread wariness about over-excessive regulation from the Obama […]

Treasury gets 100 New Fund Manager Applications

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Treasury Department said that they have recieved 100 applications from potential fund managers interested in participating in the Legacy Securities portion of the Public Private Investment Program (PPIP). A variety of institutions applied, including […]

Hedge fund Bridgewater mulls US toxic asset plan

Reuters – Bridgewater Associates Inc, one of the world’s biggest hedge-fund managers, said on Tuesday it might be interested in participating in the U.S. Treasury’s public-private investment program, calling it a "big transfer of money from the government to the […]

AIMA Supports New US Treasury Investment Program

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Todd Groome, Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said in a statement regarding the Public-Private Investment Program announced by Tim Geithner, "It shows that there is recognition among policy makers at the highest […]

Obama Outlines Toxic Asset Plan – Pressure is on Private Investors, Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Obama administration has unveiled its much anticipated program aimed at clearing toxic assets from the books of U.S. banks and finding a middle ground between inaction and nationalization.  By financing the purchase of up to […]

Obama Seeks Investors in Plan to Buy Illiquid Assets

Bloomberg – The Obama administration will announce details of a plan today to expand the $700 billion rescue of the financial system that will rely on enticing private investors to buy the troubled assets clogging banks’ balance sheets. Treasury Secretary […]

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