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‘Gold is a hedge against US dollar decline’

Commodity Online – Agoracom market analyst Peter Grandich, who isn’t among those who expect the world at large to emerge from “this absolutely horrific downturn” by year-end, instead sees good opportunities on the horizon for investors who want to “buy […]

Third-Quarter 2008 Asset Manager M&A Activity Climbs Amid Financial Crisis, According to Jefferies Putnam Lovell

NEW YORK – Deals involving asset managers rose in the July to September 2008 period, with the global credit crunch as the backdrop for a jump in divestitures to almost 40% of total sales, up from 23% a year earlier, […]

Commodities R.I.P. as Leverage Vanishes, Growth Slows

Bloomberg – Commodities markets are heading for the biggest annual decline since 2001 as investors exit leveraged bets and slowing economic growth erodes demand for raw materials. The value of the 19 commodities in the Reuters-Jefferies CRB Index fell $280.6 […]

Trader who lost $9bn bounces back

Financial Times – Brian Hunter, the trader who was blamed for the collapse of $9bn hedge fund Amaranth Advisors two years ago, has taken ­advantage of last month’s plunge in commodity prices to help propel the year-to-date return at the […]

Commodities Slide Hits Hedge Funds

Washington Post – John W. Henry & Co., the investment firm run by the Boston Red Sox baseball team’s owner, is among hedge funds that in July suffered their worst drops in almost 18 months as oil and other commodities […]

John W. Henry, Altis, Man Funds Slide in July Commodities Rout

Bloomberg – John W. Henry & Co., the investment firm run by the Boston Red Sox baseball team’s owner, is among hedge funds that suffered their worst drops in almost 18 months in July as oil and other commodities retreated […]

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