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NY gov. seeks tax hike on hedge funds, luxury goods

Reuters – U.S. Treasury debt prices jumped on Tuesday, pushing the benchmark note’s yield down to fresh five-decade lows, after the Federal Reserve slashed interest rates near zero and vowed to extend its quantitative easing measures. In an unprecedented move, […]

Investor starting long-short fund

Seattle Times – Bill Fleckenstein, a well-known Seattle investor who bets exclusively on falling stocks, is shutting his 12-year-old fund and starting a new one that will buy equities, too. Fleckenstein said he doesn’t think the worse is over in […]

Asian stock markets rebound from early lows

The Olympian – Asian stock markets turned in a mixed performance Friday, but most recoiled from their lows despite a grim profit forecast from Toyota and sluggish U.S. economic data. European markets opened higher.

GM, Ford investors brace for deep losses

Reuters – General Motors Corp (GM.N) and Ford Motor Co (F.N) posted more than $27 billion of net losses in the first half of 2008 — and that was before a deepening economic slowdown pushed industry sales beyond 15-year lows. […]

European Stocks Recover; DAX Boosted by Volkswagen

ABC News – European stock markets opened higher Tuesday after Japan’s Nikkei index recovered from 26-year lows, with Germany’s DAX further boosted by another steep rise in the value of Volkswagen AG shares. The FTSE 100 index of leading British […]

Hedge fund buys 6.9% stake in Gaylord

Nashville Tennessean- A filing made with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday revealed another institutional investor who placed large bets on shares of Nashville-based Gaylord Entertainment as its stock price drifted to new lows almost two weeks ago. New York-based […]

Hedge Fund Expansion Into Development Property

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- Hedge fund Three Arch Investors has begun buying tracts of abandoned development land in California. “Property and land values in California have dropped to very low lows and at some stage they will recover." John Godden, […]

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