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Hedge funds talk regulation

Idaho State Journal – Several prominent hedge fund managers told Congress Thursday they support a new central exchange to open the murky world of some complex investments partly blamed for the global financial crisis, but stopped short of endorsing stricter […]

Hedge Funds Lost $100 Billion on Investor Withdrawals

Bloomberg – The global hedge fund industry lost $100 billion of assets in October, according to an estimate from Eurekahedge Pte, as firms including Sparx Group Co. and Man Group Plc were hammered by investor redemptions. Funds fell an average […]

A bailout to some, a hedge fund to others

Globe and Mail – Daniel Gross, writing on Slate, makes an interesting point about the latest version of the U.S. government’s bailout plan: The plan, officially known as the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, looks a lot like the […]

Regulators have hedge funds in their sights again

RightSide Advisors- Nimbleness and creativity are qualities rarely ascribed either to America’s financial regulators or to Congress. Perhaps that is one reason why both groups continue to fumble over how to deal with hedge funds, which typically exhibit both in […]

Hedge funds lobbying with stealth

Politico.com- Sometimes in Washington, stealth is more important than strength. In recent years, hedge fund managers, who oversee those secretive and lightly regulated pools of billions of dollars of investment capital, have gotten increasingly worried about whether Washington will change […]

Edeus launches mortgage quality assessment service

Reuters UK- Mortgage market specialist edeus is launching a service that it says will allow investors and bankers to assess the quality of pools of mortgages behind asset-backed securities based on up-to-date information. Edeus says its service differs from traditional […]

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