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Investors play safe, park funds in gold

Economic Times – Gold, the traditional safe haven in times of economic turmoil, proved to be more a commodity that everyone loved to hate last year even amid the turbulence that engulfed world markets. But as 2009 gets under way the […]

Treasury Select Committee MPs accuse funds of cashing in on misery

Times Online – Hedge funds were accused by MPs yesterday of gambling against the taxpayer when they bet that the share prices of British banks would fall. Appearing before the Treasury Select Committee, four leading hedge fund managers were told […]

Has the moment for greater UK hedge fund regulation passed?

Reuters – Tuesday’s grilling of UK hedge fund executives is likely to create plenty of noise but produce little in the way of new rules. While media-shy TCI founder Chris Hohn and others will face tough questions from the Treasury Select Committee […]

Hedge fund industry could become the investment banks of the future

Times Online – Mark Twain said that visiting a fortune-teller “was just as good as going to the opera, and the cost scarcely a trifle more — ergo, I will disguise myself and go again”. But he was visiting a […]

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 […]

Charities hurt in Madoff case get charity

MSNBC – Nonprofits that are struggling because their donors lost money with Bernard Madoff are getting a bailout — but not from the government. Richer foundations are stepping in to help. Human Rights Watch, The Center for Constitutional Rights and […]

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