Tag Archives: quarterly-survey


Tudor’s BVI Suspends Withdrawals, Plans Split Into Two Funds

Bloomberg – Tudor Investment Corp., the firm run by Paul Tudor Jones, temporarily suspended redemptions from the $10 billion BVI Global Fund Ltd. as it splits the hedge fund into two, according to a person familiar with the matter. Tudor […]

Hedge fund fighters deal with market pounding in the boxing ring

AFP – Is it more painful to see the value of your fund disappear as the global economy crumbles, or for another man to punch you as hard as he can in the face? For Elliot "The Machine Gun" Odell, […]

Research and Markets Offer Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Research and Markets announced the addition of a new report, "Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2009". With increased investment and stability in the region, the Asia-Pacific capital markets have experienced rapid growth over the past few […]

Wall Street can’t shake economic woes

Washington Observer Reporter – Wall Street’s initial enthusiasm about a $586 billion Chinese stimulus package fizzled Monday, as investors succumbed to anxieties about how U.S. companies will survive a severe pullback in spending. Stocks got a short-lived boost from China’s […]

Crunch halts production of independent films

Chicago Tribune – The credit crunch and global economic recession have squeezed many independent filmmakers, who were already struggling from a glut of films and a shortage of funds even before the global economy went into a tailspin last month. […]

With the end of the US election, managers begin to plan for new administration’s effects on economy and regulation

Opalesque – For the US financial markets, as the credit crisis unfolded there was, along with the desire for immediate action, a sense that the government was taking temporary steps until the election would decide which administration would be the […]

‘Armageddon’ Loan, Bond Prices Keep Debt Investors on Sidelines

Bloomberg – Credit markets have fallen so far that they are providing a "once in a lifetime opportunity," and investors are still selling. Prices of loans rated below investment grade declined to a record low 66.1 cents on the dollar, […]

RK Capital Hedge Funds Lost Up to 30% in August as Metals Fell

RK Capital Management LLP, the metals hedge-fund firm co-founded by Michael Farmer, lost as much as 30 percent last month amid falling copper and aluminum prices, according to an investor with the firm. The declines cut the combined returns of […]

Oil loses appeal as hedge against risk

Globe and Mail – Once viewed as a safe haven, crude oil has lost its lustre as investors bet that the crisis in financial markets will hurt an already weakened global economy and drive down petroleum demand. At the same […]

Distressed funds circle Spain

Reuters UK – Vulture funds are finally saying debt from Spanish retailer Cortefiel is now cheap enough to buy, after waiting for months to see prices of the struggling company’s debt fall further. The funds, which have raised billions of […]

Fund managers most negative on equities in 10 years

Reuters- Fund managers are gloomier about equities than at any time in at least the last 10 years and aversion to risk is close to what it was during the Bear Stearns crisis in March, a Merrill Lynch poll showed […]

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