Tag Archives: savings-and-loan-crisis


SEC Staff May Have Neglected Red Flags in Hedge Fund Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Chairman Christopher Cox has launched a probe into his own agency after it surfaced that complaints made to employees regarding the possible misconduct of Bernard Madoff were never investigated. Saying that specific allegations had been […]

Duff Puts Plans on Hold as Hedge Funds Suffer

New York Times Blogs – Duff Capital Advisors has recently laid off dozens of its employees and is holding off on its plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion just eight months after the hedge fund firm began business, […]

20 Biggest Economies In World Economic Summit Tomorrow

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies will hold an historic meeting Saturday in a bid to head off the threat of a protracted global recession and forge a new world financial order. Called […]

‘Wave’ of credit crunch cases set to emerge

Times Online UK – Litigation departments at the City’s leading law firms have grown significantly busier in recent weeks as investors turn to legal action to recover losses suffered as a result of the financial crisis. Although lawyers have been […]

The Central Bank of Bahrain Joins Hedge Fund Summit

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Central Bank of Bahrain will be participating in the Hedge Funds Review, Middle East Summit in Bahrain on November 11-12, 2008. "As the funds industry continues to gather pace in the global arena, the CBB […]

Goldman may be set to post first quarterly loss

Reuters – Goldman Sachs could post its first ever quarterly loss as a public company in December, as market turmoil weighs on revenue for investment banking businesses and forces asset writedowns. One Wall Street analyst, Glenn Schorr at UBS, predicted […]

Settling down

Times of Malta – The situation in the international financial markets, although still displaying signs of uncertainty, seems to be settling down. Governments in the major economies, US, UK, Germany, France and Italy, no longer seem to be chasing fairies […]

Barney Frank Wields Clout to Curb Private Equity, Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – U.S. Representative Barney Frank is walking through Statuary Hall in the Capitol, a portrait of rumples and wrinkles. His left shirttail hangs out over his belt. Reporters and photographers are hounding him. Cameras are whirring. Questions are being […]

Competition Becomes Fierce for Financial Jobs

  West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Employment offers in financial services fell by 11% in September compared to 6 months ago, according to Powerchex Limited, a pre-employment screening firm for financial institutions. Research by Powerchex showed that Investment Banks made […]

Europe and others bolster banks to fight crisis

Reuters – Nations from Europe to Australia rushed out plans on Sunday to shore up their banks, trying to halt a markets crash with pledges to back lending, buy stakes in financial institutions and take other emergency steps.if(window.yzq_d==null)window.yzq_d=new Object(); window.yzq_d[‘Yl9NCdG_Rvc-‘]=’&U=13fiorehq%2fN%3dYl9NCdG_Rvc-%2fC%3d632663.12996380.13209191.6227634%2fD%3dLREC%2fB%3d4577807%2fV%3d1’;  […]

Wild markets bring turmoil to hedge funds

Boston Globe – Hedge funds usually thrive when markets turn volatile. But even these fast-money investors are struggling to cope with the wild swings in the markets, raising concern that some may not survive. Even before the Bush administration proposed its […]

Doubts Increase on Korea Hedge Fund Deregulation

BusinessWeek – Some participants in South Korea’s nascent alternative-investment market have grown pessimistic over the ability of incoming legislation to support the development of an onshore hedge funds industry. The Capital Markets Consolidation Act will become effective in February. It […]

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