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Biotech Rallies: Composite Models Take Advantage

New York (HedgeCo.net)¬† – The biotech sector has been on an incredible run over the last¬†four years and so far in 2015, the rally has continued. In the last four years, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NYSE: IBB) has gone […]

Suspected NYSE insider trading rose in 2008

Reuters – Suspected insider trading cases reached an all-time high last year, driven less by hedge funds and more by pillow talk between relatives and friends, the head of surveillance at the New York Stock Exchange said on Wednesday. In […]

Dubai leads in Islamic finance with new Shariah hedge fund index

Mena Report – The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority (DMCCA) and Shariah Capital, Inc. (SCAP.L) today announced the Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index, the first internationally-recognised index comprised exclusively of Shariah compliant hedge funds.  The Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index […]

Hedge Funds May Fall to $1 Trillion by Mid-2009, Citigroup Says

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund assets may fall to about $1 trillion by the middle of next year, a decline of almost 50 percent from their peak in June, because of market losses and client withdrawals, Citigroup Inc. said in a report. […]

Australian, New Zealand Dollars Rise as Global Rate Cuts Seen

Bloomberg – The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose as Australian stocks advanced on anticipation interest-rate cuts worldwide will bolster global economic growth. The currencies advanced against the yen as Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index gained for the fourth day, its […]

SEC Deploys Restrictions On Short Sellers

New York Post – The Securities and Exchange Commission met last night in emergency session to consider requiring hedge funds to disclose their short positions and institutional traders to secure their records in anticipation of subpoenas. Under the proposals, managers […]

Hedge Funds Hit An All Time Low – HFR Report

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – New investments in hedge funds for the first six months of 2008 was below $30 billion, according to Hedge Fund Research, way below the $118 billion raised for the same period the year before, making […]

CSX, hedge funds to present cases online

Bizjournals.com- CSX Corp. and the activist hedge funds engaged in a proxy contest with the railroad will make their cases to gain the recommendation of a company many institutional investors rely on when casting shareholder votes. RiskMetrics Group, a proxy […]