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The fallacies of institutional investors

Stuff – As the collectivisation of middle class capital accelerated, a multiplicity of managed fund choices emerged to confuse the investor. There are active funds, passive funds, index funds, hedge funds, specialist funds trading in commodities, shares, junk debt, securitised […]

Investors eye top startups as IPO market awakens

Reuters – Investors, encouraged by a growing number of acquisitions and public floats in the past few months, are keeping a close eye on a coterie of promising startups in Silicon Valley. An informal poll of venture capitalists and others […]

Atticus closing two hedge funds

Forbes – Investor Timothy Barakett on Tuesday said Atticus Capital, which suffered some of the hedge fund industry’s steepest losses last year, is closing two of its three funds and will return $3 billion to shareholders. The Atticus founder and […]

Citadel To Return $250M To Clients

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Citadel Investment Group will return millions to clients who asked to exit last year, but were locked in when its flagship funds lost more than half their value during the financial crisis. The Chicago-based firm, […]

SEC Freezes Assets of Illinois-based Hedge Fund Manager Who Was $2 Billion Feeder to Petters Ponzi Scheme

Kansas City infoZine – The SEC’s complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, alleges that Gregory Bell and Lancelot Management LLC invested more than $2 billion in hedge funds assets with Petters and pocketed millions of […]

Investors eye safer funds, firms must adjust-survey

CNN Money – Money managers must offer new portfolios and keep cutting costs to survive in an era where frightened investors prefer safer fixed-income funds to stock and hedge funds, a report released Monday showed. Badly bruised by last year’s […]

Hedge-Fund Guy Points Toward Z-Shaped Recovery

Bloomberg – Dear investor, our statutory obligations demand that we update you on how well we’ve taken care of your money here at Coin-Toss Investment Management. Attached to this missive is a picture illustrating our fund’s performance this year, showing […]

Billionaire Buffett auctions off another lunch

Sioux City Journal – Last year’s winning bid for lunch with legendary investor Warren Buffett topped $2.1 million, but given the economic turmoil, who knows if this year’s bidding will approach that level. Yet Buffett has built a devoted following […]

Hope for hedge funds

Stuff – Hedge funds meeting for their annual get-together in Monaco this week are hoping recovering profits will help placate clients, after the industry was heavily culled and suffered its worst year on record. An exodus of investors followed a […]

Battered hedgies see cause for hope at Monaco summit

Reuters – Hedge funds meeting for their annual get-together in Monaco next week are hoping recovering profits will help placate clients, after the industry was heavily culled and suffered its worst year on record. An exodus of investors followed a […]

Barclays sees $50 billion hedge fund inflows this year

Reuters – Improving markets and a need to recoup 2008 losses will prompt investors to pour $50 billion (30 billion pounds) into hedge funds this year and slow redemptions, Barclays Capital said in a report on Tuesday. More than 300 […]

Ye Starts Own Fund After Leading Pinpoint Hedge Fund’s 71% Gain

Bloomberg – Fion Ye, who led the Pinpoint Rising China Fund to a 70.9 percent gain last year, has started a new asset management company aiming to profit from the country’s growing sway over global commodity markets. Ye and former […]

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