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Bernanke on TV defends aggressive actions

Taping a "Bernanke on the Record" special that will air on PBS this week, the top U.S. monetary policy-maker defended the aggressive, even unorthodox actions taken by the Fed during the long recession and deep financial crisis. "I was not […]

World’s biggest hedge fund restructures amid turmoil

Daily Telegraph – Highbridge Capital Management, which is majority owned by JP Morgan Chase and has $25bn under management, is axing 10 per cent of its New York-based staff and plans cuts in Europe and Asia. The volatility in global […]

More weak data, hedge-fund selling seen this week

Arlington Heights Daily Herald – In a typical recession, stocks start recovering about six months before the economy does. The crisis the United States is in right now, however, is anything but typical: Lending is frozen, hedge-fund selling is happening […]

Investor Confidence Index Declines in October

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – State Street Global Markets, the investment research and trading arm of State Street Corporation, released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index for October 2008. Confidence among North American investors fell particularly sharply […]

What Makes Me Bearish? Hedge Fund Sales on the Horizon

Seeking Alpha – Investors pulled at least $43bn from U.S. hedge funds in September as market turmoil led to unprecedented withdrawals, an analysis by a leading research house shows. The data from TrimTabs Investment Research – which was to be […]

Hedge-Fund Clients Pulled $43 Billion Last Month, TrimTabs Says

Bloomberg – Investors withdrew a record $43 billion from hedge funds in September as they fled distressed-securities and stock funds because of poor performance, TrimTabs Investment Research said today. The estimated outflows were the most since TrimTabs started tracking the […]

Hedge Fund Woes: Troubles at Citadel, Highland

CNBC – Ongoing hedge fund losses and liquidations spooked markets Wednesday, and some of the biggest names in the mix now are Citadel Investments and Highland. Hedge funds had their worst month ever in September, with average losses of 6.2 […]

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Crusade To Expose Losses

NPR News- The people who run hedge funds can be famously secretive about their work. Not David Einhorn. Einhorn founded Greenlight Capital, which manages about $6 billion in assets. He recently waged a very public battle against Lehman Brothers, claiming […]

INTERVIEW-Morningstar to cover India funds by early 2009

Reuters India- U.S. firm Morningstar Inc will expand its investment research coverage to Indian funds by early next year and hopes to hire 10-20 staff by March, a senior executive said on Monday. Morningstar, founded by its Chairman and Chief […]

Investors punish US hedge funds for poor returns

Reuters- Investors pulled a net $5.9 billion out of U.S. hedge funds in April, marking the industry’s biggest outflow in 6-1/2 years as they punished managers for their worst-ever returns at the start of 2008. According to new data released […]

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