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Collapsing hedge funds add to temporary stock selling

Detroit Free Press – In our view, incessant selling is coming from the liquidation of hedge funds, and it is the new element in the securities markets that no one has experienced before. This new source of selling has added […]

GM, Chrysler considering bankruptcy to get bailout: report

Reuters – General Motors Corp and Chrysler LLC are considering accepting a pre-arranged bankruptcy as the last-resort price of getting a multi billion dollar government bailout, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with internal discussions. In response to automakers’ bailout […]

Blue Mountain Hedge Fund Latest to Freeze Redemptions

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Following in the footsteps of other large hedge funds trying to weather the credit crunch, Blue Mountain Capital Management has suspended withdraws on its $3.1 billion fund.  The Blue Mountain Credit Alternatives Fund lost a little […]

Blue Mountain freezes fund in face of withdrawals

Reuters – Blue Mountain Capital Management LLC has temporarily halted redemptions at its largest hedge fund after clients asked to withdraw money despite its "distinguished" performance, according to a letter to its investors. New York and London-based Blue Mountain said […]

The Financial Page Greasing the Slide

New Yorker – “Death by a thousand cuts.” “Fire-sale liquidation.” “A vortex of selling.” No matter how people described the market collapse that hit a month ago, the message was the same: it felt like there was nowhere to go […]

Opening The Fed Lending Window To Hedge Funds

24/7 Wall St. – The idea of bailing out hedge funds or helping them in any way runs counter to the best instincts of most citizens, regulators, and law makers. The wealthy do not need a Good Samaritan. Allowing hedge […]

RAB Tries to Halt Redemptions as Hedge Fund Drops 48%

Bloomberg – RAB Capital Plc is trying to freeze client redemptions for three years to avoid liquidation of its flagship hedge fund, which lost almost half its value this year. RAB fell as much as 14 percent in London trading […]

Andor Hedge Fund to Liquidate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Greenwich-based Andor Capital Management will liquidate its $2 billion hedge fund after posting losses due to unfavorable market conditions, following in the footsteps of many failed hedge funds this year.    Co-founder Daniel Benton announced the […]

Force of credit crunch made plain as 170 hedge funds crash in three months

Times Online- Hedge funds are continuing to feel the full force of the credit crunch, with 170 funds forced into liquidation during the first quarter, a Chicago research firm reported yesterday. The bleak figures published by Hedge Fund Research (HFR) […]

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