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Hedge losses spurred Caisse selloff

Globe and Mail – The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, hammered by losses on international holdings, has been forced in recent weeks to sell billions of dollars of stocks into a falling market. A fund that began the […]

Shareholder Sues CSX, Claims Hedge Funds Were to Blame

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CSX is finding themselves in the middle of another battle, this time with a shareholder who is suing the railroad company along with hedge funds TCI and 3G Capital Partners. Shareholder Deborah Donoghue is seeking the […]

Shareholder Sues CSX, Hedge Funds Over Short-Swing

CNNMoney.com – A shareholder has sued CSX Corp. (CSX) and two hedge funds over sales of CSX shares before the funds publicly disclosed plans to shake up the railroad operator’s board in a proxy fight earlier this year. The lawsuit, […]

Porsche runs down hedge funds

Globe and Mail – Since many hedge fund managers like to drive Porsche roadsters, it’s somehow appropriate that the German auto maker just ran them down. The European hedge fund community took a pounding Monday covering short positions in Volkswagen. […]

Credit Derivatives Market Shrinks 12% as Dealers Reduce Trades

Bloomberg – Credit-default swap dealers reduced the volume of outstanding contracts for the first time amid efforts to reduce risks in a market used to hedge against bond losses and speculate on corporate creditworthiness. The volume of outstanding trades fell […]

Buffett’s “time bomb” goes off on Wall Street

Reuters – On Main Street, insurance protects people from the effects of catastrophes. But on Wall Street, specialized insurance known as a credit default swaps are turning a bad situation into a catastrophe. When historians write about the current crisis, […]

Deutsche Borse Rejects Funds

Wall Street Journal – Deutsche Börse AG’s supervisory board reaffirmed the stock-exchange operator’s business model Friday, defying activist hedge funds that had been seeking a change in strategy after this year’s steep fall in the company’s share price. "The ongoing […]

Ackman Adds Cash to Target Hedge Fund as Stock Price Slides 38%

Bloomberg- William Ackman put more cash into the $2 billion hedge fund he started to invest in Target Corp. as shares of the second-largest U.S. discount retailer declined 38 percent in the past year, according to two people with knowledge […]

Fund giants track property swaps

Reuters- Some of the world’s biggest property fund firms could eventually be tempted to trade property derivatives in a material way as long as the young market continues growing. However, listed property firms such as real estate investment trust (REITs) […]

Fund giants track property swaps

Reuters- Some of the world’s biggest property fund firms could eventually be tempted to trade property derivatives in a material way as long as the young market continues growing. However, listed property firms such as real estate investment trust (REITs) […]

Eco-Friendly Fund Gains Attention

New York – Hong Kong based hedge fund manager, PCM Capital, has successfully launched it second Fund of Funds (FoF) – PCM Green Power Fund on 1st, April 2008.  The fund (Class A) returned 1.34% and 1.10% in the first […]

Barclays Capital, Dubai to Back Shariah-Compliant Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- BlackRock Inc., the largest publicly traded U.S. money manager, and Ospraie Management LLC, are among five companies that will start Shariah-compliant hedge funds based in Dubai. The funds will get $50 million each in so-called seed capital from the […]

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