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Emerging markets show their mettle

Guardian – Emerging markets have been the place to invest over the past decade. While the FTSE 100 is down more than a quarter since it peaked in December 1999, and the S&P 500 in the US by 28%, markets […]

Moscow Dealer Sues N.Y.C. Gallery Over $3 Million in Paintings

Bloomberg – Moscow-based art dealer Gary Tatintsian has sued New York’s Luhring Augustine Gallery alleging breach of agreements on $3 million of art by artists George Condo and Richard Prince, according to a complaint filed Aug. 11. In April 2008, […]

India Draws Hedge Fund Attention

Seeking Alpha – During the past week, almost 15 percent of investors have expressed a specific interest in India-focused funds. When compared with the first week of the second quarter, this percentage is almost double. In a recent article in […]

Ill. fund manager linked to Petters ordered freed

West Central Tribune – A federal magistrate judge ordered the release on bail Wednesday of an Illinois hedge fund manager who allegedly helped Minnesota businessman Tom Petters orchestrate what prosecutors call a $3.5 billion Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors tried to persuade […]

Hedge Funds Steer Clear Of Eastern Europe

Forbes – 2008 was a bad year for hedge funds that invested in Eastern Europe and Russia, forcing many to abandon the region. A month into the new year, they are still steering clear of the market and waiting for […]

Oil Curve Steeper Than ’99 Shows Crude May Gain in ’09 on OPEC

Bloomberg – The steepest plunge in crude prices on record may be setting up oil investors for a rally this year, if history is any guide. The so-called forward curve of futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

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