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Hedging back in vogue among lucrative convertibles

Reuters – Hedge funds stand to make gains from convertible bonds arbitrage again after last year’s huge losses decimated the sector, though improving markets have made the job more complicated. Managers have been using a simple "buy and hold" strategy […]

From Hudge Fund Lord To Part-Time Reporter

Gawker – Ron Insana left CNBC three years ago to run a hedge fund. Like Lou Dobbs and Steven Rattner before him, he learned that actually succeeding in business is not as easy as covering success in business. So now […]

Man Up! Hedge-Fund Man’s Advice for Wall Street

Bloomberg – Before I quit my job trading bonds for my former Wall Street employer and set up my first hedge fund, I thought long and hard. I stared at the ceiling every night, unable to sleep, and asked myself, […]

Clarke loses hedge fund job as credit crunch hits politicians

guardian.co.uk – The shadow business secretary, Kenneth Clarke, has become the latest victim of the credit crunch after losing his job on the board of a hedge fund, the Guardian has learned. Clarke, who was parachuted back on to the […]

Yahoo Investors Want New CEO Bartz to Earn Them Quick Return

Bloomberg – Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz, who took the job yesterday, won’t get much of a honeymoon with the Internet company’s investors. Shareholders are looking for Yahoo to rekindle talks with Microsoft Corp. or possibly sell off […]

Your Funds What will be the biggest fund stories of 2009?

Seattle Times – The big stories in the mutual-fund world are always taking shape, but the new year gives us a chance to gaze into the crystal ball to try to read future headlines. Performance stories always rule the day […]

Outsourcing at hedge funds on the march

International Herald Tribune – It used to be that if you wanted a job done properly, you did it yourself. That no longer holds for the administration of hedge funds. The practice of doing middle- and back-office administrative work in-house, especially […]

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