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More weak data, hedge-fund selling seen this week

Arlington Heights Daily Herald – In a typical recession, stocks start recovering about six months before the economy does. The crisis the United States is in right now, however, is anything but typical: Lending is frozen, hedge-fund selling is happening […]

Wall Street is likely to face another volatile week

Los Angeles Times – In a typical recession, stocks start recovering about six months before the economy does. The crisis we’re in right now, however, is anything but typical: Lending is frozen, hedge-fund selling is happening on a massive scale, […]

Hedge funds Collateral damage

Economist – Hedge funds are supposed to hedge. This year, they haven’t. The fund-weighted composite index compiled by Hedge Fund Research, a firm that tracks the industry, fell by 4.7% in September, the second-worst month on record. Since the start […]

Mayor Bloomberg Fears National Debt Crisis

New York Post – The next issue for concern in the battered economy is whether there are going to be buyers for the nation’s billions in debt, Mayor Bloomberg said yesterday. Speaking to students at Georgetown University, Bloomberg pointed out […]

Winners changing quickly, so hedge your bets

Tacoma News Tribune – Changes in winning and losing investments have come so swiftly of late that you might not have realized your favorite approach has backfired lately. International funds – the hot funds of the last few years – […]

Tokio Marine Makes Gradual Shift to Hedge Funds as Prices Drop

Bloomberg – Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. will shift more of its 11 trillion yen ($100 billion) in assets to hedge funds and scour the globe for bargains as the credit squeeze forces down prices. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance […]

Is UBS Calling the End of Universal Banks?

The Money Times – Last year, I read an article in which David Herro outlined his rationale for owning shares of UBS in his Oakmark International fund. He focused on the value of its wealth management unit, which delivers stable […]

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