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Hedge Funds Lower Fees, Lengthen Lockups on New Bond Funds

Bloomberg – Artradis Fund Management Pte, RAB Capital Plc’s Northwest unit and Cannizaro (Hong Kong) Ltd. are cutting fees and locking up investors’ money for longer in new hedge funds that will buy bonds after prices fell in Asia. Merrill Lynch & […]

Research Edge, LaBranche In Research/Trading Partnership

CNNMoney.com – When Keith McCullough left his hedge fund job last October to start an independent research company, it may have seemed like a curious move. Fourteen months, a highly prescient call on the market crash, and several key hires […]

Paulson Bucks Paulson as His Hedge Funds Score $1 Billion Gain

Bloomberg – There’s not a lot of light in Paulson & Co.’s 28th-floor headquarters on a drizzly November afternoon. The Alexander Calder sculpture and multicolored prints have been shipped to the firm’s new offices six blocks south. Darkness envelops the […]

Summers has ties to prominent hedge fund

Politico – On the same day Lawrence Summers was announced as President-elect Barack Obama’s top White House economics adviser, the veteran economist said he would resign as the part-time managing director of one of the nation’s largest and most successful […]

Exclusive Mutual Funds Reopen for Business

Time – Here’s one upside to a down market: a number of historically prominent mutual funds that long ago shut their doors to new investors are reopening. It’s been years since anyone without an existing account could put money into […]

Hedge Funds Have Another $200 Billion to go to Complete Their ‘De-leveraging’

Money Morning – Hedge funds looking to slash their use of borrowed money may have to unload another $200 billion in assets to reach their objectives, a new study found, though a Money Morning expert believes the exit door could […]

Bear market swipes at more than just stocks

USA Today – Technically, a bear market is when stocks fall 20% or more from their highs. But there’s a saying that a bear’s true signature is making a fool out of everyone. Based on that, we’re all laughingstocks, because […]

US hedge funds anxious as redemption deadline looms

Reuters – Anxiety is sweeping the hedge fund industry before a crucial deadline on Saturday, when investors angered by recent heavy losses are expected to demand the return of billions of dollars. "Managers have a pretty good feeling for what […]

Why diesel is pricey; and the hedge in those hedge funds

Globe and Mail – People often think that the price of crude oil is the only factor affecting the retail price of finished petroleum products, but this is not true, said Cathy Hay, an analyst at Calgary gasoline consultancy MJ […]

World business leaders back more regulation

MSN UK News – Business leaders around the world back greater regulation in response to the global financial crisis, a survey showed on Wednesday, with support strongest for curbs on credit rating firms, hedge funds and structured finance. Responses from […]

Stock futures point to weaker Wall Street open

MSN MoneyCentral – Stock futures fell on Thursday, pointing to a weaker open on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones industrial average, the Nasdaq 100 and the S&P 500 share indexes down 1.4-2.8 percent. Highlights: * Walt Disney reports results […]

‘Wave’ of credit crunch cases set to emerge

Times Online UK – Litigation departments at the City’s leading law firms have grown significantly busier in recent weeks as investors turn to legal action to recover losses suffered as a result of the financial crisis. Although lawyers have been […]

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