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Is a new bubble being formed?

European Voice – Europe may be laying the foundations for the next financial bubble, through its monetary, industrial and regulatory policies. In the midst of the worst crisis in half a century, it is easy to forget that the real […]

Into the fire – MM Capital launched fund into the financial crisis and returned +35.58% in 2008 raising assets to $50m

Opalesque – Launching in July 2007 with internal funds and the strength of a single seed donor New York-based MM Capital waded directly into the oncoming financial crisis with $6m in assets under management. In the midst of historic industry […]

Out With Hedge Funds, In With Blue Bloods

Xconomy – Vertex Pharmaceuticals has been around the block with biotech hedge funds. These are the people who aim to get rich trading volatile stocks second-to-second, and make big bets, long or short, on whether an experimental drug will work. […]

Student Hedge Fund Ends Year in the Black

Cornell Daily Sun – In the midst of the country’s economic recession, the Johnson Graduate School of Management’s Cayuga Fund, a hedge fund run by faculty and students, reported a 0.42 percent gain for the 2008 business year. Although the […]

EU moves toward new hedge fund rules

Washington Post – The European Union will this week take the first step toward new rules governing high-risk hedge funds, the EU’s financial services chief said Monday. EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, long opposed to regulating the funds, is bowing to […]

Ritchie Funds Sued by Barclays Over Hidden Petters Group Stake

Bloomberg – Ritchie Capital Management and Thane Ritchie, the hedge fund manager’s principal, were sued by Barclays Bank Plc over accusations they concealed more than $150 million in investments made in the collapsed Petters Group Worldwide LLC and affiliates. Now […]

They Just Don’t Get It

Washington Post – That is the technical economic term that best sums up a day in which the House of Representatives refuses to pass a $700 billion rescue plan pushed by the White House and congressional leaders from both parties, […]

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