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Hedge Funds Praise The Receivables Exchange

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Receivables Exchange, the world’s first online marketplace for real-time trading of accounts receivable, today announced that it has launched its proprietary patent-pending trading platform to conduct live trading of accounts receivable. “The Receivables Exchange is […]

Morgan Stanley prime broker woes seen lasting

guardian.co.uk – Morgan Stanley survived the recent panic in financial markets, but its prime brokerage business may never fully recover. More than a third of Morgan’s prime brokerage assets went out the door during the past month — some rivals […]

Heyday of hedge funds is over, Citadel’s Ken Griffin predicts

Chicago Tribune – "The key change in the next decade is that policymakers around the world have chosen the winners and losers," Griffin said at a Wednesday panel. "The winners are the banking system." By selecting commercial banks to become […]

Frank looks ahead to the next step

Boston Globe – US Representative Barney Frank yesterday staked out the next battlefront in the economic crisis gripping the world: more regulation of hedge funds, investment banks, and other financial institutions. Frank, who heads the House Financial Services Committee, blamed […]

Fearing financial trouble hedge funds flee Morgan Stanley

Hindu Business Line – Worried that global financial services provider Morgan Stanley may land into financial troubles like Lehman Brothers, several hedge funds fled the bank resulting in a loss of billions of dollars in its prime brokerage business last […]

A Hedge Fund Like No Other

Washington Post – Given the panic in Washington over the financial markets, it is virtually certain that Congress will soon pass some form of the bailout plan the Treasury put forward last week. This is not an ideal proposal, particularly […]

SEC mounts attack on the rumor mill

Boston Globe- The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday said that it and other regulators would begin examining rumor-spreading intended to manipulate securities prices. The timing of the announcement, made before the markets opened in Asia, was meant to warn broker-dealers, […]

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