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Touradji’s Winning Way Fails to Obscure Ex-Employees’ Hostility

Bloomberg – Paul Touradji had a good year in 2008, a 12-month span that most other traders would like to forget. His flagship hedge fund, Touradji Global Resources Fund LP, returned 8.6 percent trading oil, copper and aluminum. The average […]

Treasury Said to Invest $125 Billion in US Banks

Bloomberg – The Bush administration will invest about $125 billion in nine of the biggest U.S. banks, including Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., in the government’s latest attempt to shore up confidence in the financial system. The proposed […]

Another horrible day for the major markets

The Times of Trenton – Stocks prices fell sharply again yesterday, ending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index below 1,000 for the first time since 2003 on speculation banks and real-estate companies are running short of money as the credit […]

JPMorgan Purchases WaMu Branches for $1.9 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. has purchased Washington Mutual’s branch network for $1.9 billion, making them the largest U.S. bank by deposits. The deal was encouraged by the U.S. government after consumers withdrew over $16 billion from […]

Wall Street CEOs Bag $3bn During Toxic Securities Build-Up

Here Is The City – Bloomberg reports that CEOs at Wall Street’s top five securities house earned a staggering $3bn between them from 2003 and 2007, during the time when the subprime and toxic securities timebomb was ticking away in […]

Funds Flee Morgan, Goldman for JPMorgan

New York Post – The JPMorgan Chase CEO is seeing the coffers of the bank he runs being filled with "billions of dollars a day" coming from hedge funds that have pulled their cash from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, […]

Ko, former Bear trader, launches hedge fund

Reuters- Melissa Ko, a former star trader at Bear Stearns, has formed a new hedge fund called Covepoint Capital with nearly $1 billion in assets, according to a letter the firm sent to investors on Monday. Ko ran Bear’s Emerging […]

Hedge Fund Report; Bear Buyout Could Cost Taxpayers

New York Post- Taxpayers are all but certain to take a hit on the securities the Federal Reserve accepted as part of JPMorgan Chase’s takeover of Bear Stearns, according to a report by a hedge fund that is an investor […]

JPMorgan Marathon Embrace Begins Dimon Lure of Lost Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- A year after Andrew Rabinowitz yanked his hedge fund’s cash from Bear Stearns Cos. because of concern the Wall Street firm wouldn’t make good on its trades, he’s ready to return. For Rabinowitz’s New York-based Marathon Asset Management LLC, […]

Tanking Banks’ Debt Sought By $1B Fund

New York Post- Hedge fund Highbridge Capital Management is trying to raise $1 billion from wealthy investors for a fund focused on buying bank assets hammered by the credit crisis. According to one investor who was considering committing funds, the […]

Future grim for two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Troubles keep arising for Bear Stearns, even after its demise and the resulting takeover by JPMorgan Chase.  It seems investors are still targeting Bear after the implosion of their two failed hedge funds last year that […]

Greylock Capital hedge fund hires ex Bear execs

Reuters – Greylock Capital, a hedge fund with about $600 million under management, said on Tuesday it hired several former Bear Stearns senior executives, the latest firm to bring in executives from the investment bank sold to JPMorgan Chase & […]

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