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Summers Offers Big-Picture Advice to Hedge Fund

Wall Street Journal – In 2006, Lawrence Summers resigned as president of Harvard University and took a position as a part-time managing director with D.E. Shaw Group, a New York hedge fund with a reputation as one of the most […]

Hedge funds find silver lining in crisis

Norwalk Advocate – Crisis can create opportunity, and for the smart hedge fund operator, the downturn gripping the global investment community is a chance to build a respected reputation in the industry. While the financial crisis has been unprecedented, so […]

Hedge fund winners amid the rubble

International Herald Tribune – Bernard Drury is a rarity on Wall Street: a hedge fund manager who is making money, rather than losing it. While most hedge funds are declining this year and unsettling the markets in the process, a handful […]

Hedge fund group Lasair hires investment officer

Reuters – Lasair Capital, a hedge fund industry newcomer that boasts General Electric Co as its blue-chip backer, said on Tuesday that it has hired a senior investment officer to help put $180 million to work. Carrie McCabe, who founded […]

US hedge fund Paulson bets big against UK banks

Reuters – John Paulson, a U.S. hedge fund manager who gained a superstar reputation with a big bet against the U.S. housing market, was shown holding a 1 billion pound ($1.9 billion) bet against UK banks as short sellers were […]

Fairfax claims victory after broker fires analyst

Globe and Mail – Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. is claiming a victory in a long-running legal battle with U.S. hedge funds after brokerage firm Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. revealed on Wednesday it has fired an analyst embroiled in a […]

Citadel Investment Seeks $1 Billion for Global Macro Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the Chicago-based asset-management firm founded by Kenneth Griffin, is seeking about $1 billion for a new global macro hedge fund, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The fund is set to […]

Times Tamer’s $4 Billion Fund Push

New York Post- Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners – the hedge fund that won a battle to land board seats at The New York Times Co. – is expanding its size and presence to capitalize on its newfound clout. Falcone […]

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