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Commoditrade Plans to Start Energy Hedge Fund in Fourth Quarter

Bloomberg – Commoditrade Inc. plans to introduce an energy hedge fund in the fourth quarter, complementing a fund that invests in industrial metals. The new fund will use the relative-value strategy followed by the metals fund, Chief Executive Officer David […]

OPEC Calls for Curbing Speculators, Blames Hedge Funds for Rout

Bloomberg – OPEC wants U.S. regulators to curtail oil trading by hedge funds and speculators who helped make last year the most volatile in crude oil trading. Abdalla el-Badri, secretary-general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, is seeking rules […]

Bankrupt Tulsa Execs Receive Over $3 Milllion in Bonuses

West Palm Beach – A pair of SemGroup LP executives are the only two administrators named to receive bonuses from both the bankrupt Tulsa company and its publicly held and struggling subsidiary, SemGroup Energy Partners LP, tulsaworld.com first reported Thursday. […]

Stable commodity prices forecast

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – During the first six months of 2008, commodities looked to be the savior of investors who were losing money in the stock market. In the second half, particularly for those who had invested in oil, […]

Global stocks and dollar swing ahead of Fed meeting

Reuters – Volatility spread across stock and foreign exchange markets on Tuesday as investors eyed a Federal Reserve meeting expected to cut interest rates and hint at future unorthodox monetary policies to lift the U.S. economy. European stocks reversed early […]

Castlestone set to launch defensive equity fund – Investment Week

Investment Week – Castlestone Management is set to launch a hybrid fund investing in both equities and hedge funds. The group claims managed futures have maintained decent returns throughout the market turmoil and predict the asset class will work well […]

Oil loses appeal as hedge against risk

Globe and Mail – Once viewed as a safe haven, crude oil has lost its lustre as investors bet that the crisis in financial markets will hurt an already weakened global economy and drive down petroleum demand. At the same […]

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