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Long/Short Models Doing Exactly What They Should Do

New York (HedgeCoVest.com) – The last three months have been anything but stellar for the overall stock market. If we look at a chart of the S&P 500 from April 28 through July 28, we see a number of peaks […]

Report: Pequot Capital Management, founder Samberg receive SEC Wells notices

News1130.com – The Securities and Exchange Commission is continuing its investigation of possible insider trading involving hedge fund Pequot Capital Management and its founder Arthur Samberg, according to a letter to investors obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The SEC […]

Reputation beats returns at hedge fund Pequot

Reuters – Hedge fund industry icon Arthur Samberg’s startling decision to shut Pequot Capital shows how a firm’s reputation matters as much as its returns. For decades Samberg, who founded Pequot more than two decades ago, delivered strong performance no […]

Russian firm buys stake in Facebook

Businessandleadership.com – Just a year and a half after Microsoft paid US$240m for a 1.6pc stake in social-networking player Facebook, a Russian technology investor has paid US$200m for a 1.9pc stake in the company. The Microsoft investment in September 2007 […]

Barakett sold most of fund’s U.S. stocks as markets declined

Tehran Times – Atticus Capital LP sold 23 of the 25 U.S.-listed stocks it owned in the first quarter as the New York-based hedge-fund firm run by Timothy Barakett put more money into cash while equity markets fell. Atticus sold […]

Beverley Hills hedge fund fraud halted

A hedge fund fraud that involved a pair of funds claiming to hold more than $800 million in assets has been halted, according to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. In a statement, the regulatory body said the two funds […]

Yahoo CFO says not opposed to search sale

Reuters – Internet firm Yahoo Inc is "not opposed" to doing a deal that would potentially sell its search business, Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen said on Wednesday. But he said the search business is deeply intertwined with Yahoo’s other […]

Yahoo Investors Want New CEO Bartz to Earn Them Quick Return

Bloomberg – Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz, who took the job yesterday, won’t get much of a honeymoon with the Internet company’s investors. Shareholders are looking for Yahoo to rekindle talks with Microsoft Corp. or possibly sell off […]

Samberg’s Pequot Said to Face New SEC Insider-Trading Inquiry

Bloomberg – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission opened a new investigation into whether Pequot Capital Management Inc., the hedge fund run by Arthur Samberg, illegally profited in 2001 by tapping inside information on Microsoft Corp., two people familiar with […]

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