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Sovereign funds join forces for strategic investment

Reuters – An increasing number of sovereign wealth funds are working in concert to make joint strategic investments in order to reduce risks and maximize returns, which could provide a stabilizing force in financial markets. State-owned funds from China, Singapore, […]

Madoff tries to stay out of jail as probe widens

Sify – Bernard Madoff, the long time Wall Street executive accused of cheating investors worldwide out of $50 billion, scrambled to find relatives or friends to guarantee his bond on Tuesday and keep him of jail. Bernard L. Madoff and […]

Commodities lose diversification edge

Using commodities to hedge potential losses in stock markets has not worked lately, and the tighter link among assets these days means diversification benefits may not be as great as before. Hedge funds, pension funds, mutual funds and wealthy individuals […]

White House Inaction on Rules For Hedge Funds Is Criticized

Washington Post – The Bush administration’s decision to drop proposed money-laundering rules for hedge funds is "inexplicable, ill-timed and unwise," Sen. Carl M. Levin (D-Mich.) said yesterday. Hedge funds, private investment pools whose investors are often wealthy individuals, have drawn […]

Money-Laundering Risk Of Hedge Funds Gauged

Washington Post – Seven years ago the Patriot Act required every financial institution to establish a program to combat money-laundering. But the roughly $2 trillion hedge-fund industry today remains free of any such government restrictions, and this week the Treasury […]

Hedge Funds Get Rattled As Investors Seek Exits

Wall Street Journal – With anxiety about hedge-fund woes gripping the market, funds have their own fear: their investors. Some investors, particularly what are known as "funds of funds," are demanding their money back and may ramp up requests in […]

Fewer U.S. hedge fund starts so far this year

Reuters UK- Roughly three dozen U.S. hedge funds have opened for business so far this year, 50 percent less than the same period last year, according to data released on Tuesday that underscored how tough it is to launch one […]

Former Brahman Capital Execs to Form Hedge Fund

Black Enterprise- A team of young managers formerly with hedge fund Brahman Capital is preparing to launch a fund in August to focus on Western European turnaround situations, the firm’s founder said. Cara Goldenberg, a 27-year-old former star investor and […]

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