Tag Archives: pools


In State Pension Inquiry, a Scandal Snowballs

New York Times Blogs – The inquiry into corruption at the New York State pension fund started simply enough. Alan G. Hevesi, the former comptroller, was accused of using state workers as chauffeurs for his ailing wife. But by the […]

Hedge-Fund Pay May Fall 25% in 2009 as Fees Evaporate

Bloomberg – Compensation for U.S. hedge-fund employees may drop as much as 25 percent this year as the firms try to recoup last year’s investment losses. The decline will cut hedge-fund paychecks to about half the record levels of 2007, […]

Hedge funds fold

The Washington Times – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering "absolute returns" – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with […]

Hedge Funds & Private Equity & Bears

istockAnalyst.com  – First it was the sovereign wealth funds, controlling vast portions of American companies. Then it was the private equity cowboys who came in and took public companies private, removing them from public investment – and scrutiny. Finally, there […]

Battered hedge funds face difficult 2009

Daily Herald – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering "absolute returns" – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with eye-popping […]

High waves in market sink even legendary hedge funds

Tacoma News Tribune – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering “absolute returns” – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with […]

So you think Obama is a reformer. Dream on

This is Money – Perhaps you’ve been imagining that if Barack Obama becomes President of the US, he will impose tough new rules on Wall Street, sweep away the economic inequalities of the Bush years and demand that the gigantic […]

Hedges turn to business of rescue

Financial Times- Even as politicians and regulators accuse hedge fund short-sellers of trying to bring down banks in Britain, the US and Australia, top hedge managers are providing rescue capital to prop up the ailing corporate world. The latest bail-out […]

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