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Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication Suggests a Positive Month for Hedge Funds

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds continued to increase overall net exposures in July, enabling managers to capitalize on market upswings early in the month, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at […]

Obama’s barbed words worry corporate world

The Associated Press – Relations between President Barack Obama and U.S. corporate leaders have grown tense in recent weeks, with business groups bristling over his sharp rebukes of lenders and multinational companies in particular. Executives and trade groups that praised […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors lift stocks, look past banking worry

Alibaba News Channel – Investors generally put aside recent worries about the world economy and banking industry woes on Thursday, sending global stocks higher and reversing safety flows into the Japanese yen. Mixed earnings plagued European markets, however, with Credit […]

Hedge Funds Increase 1.37% In March

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – March was a challenging month for hedge funds, which entered the month with tight net exposures, according to research by hedge fund consultant Hennessee LLC. Technology and healthcare/biotech were bright spots for hedge funds, as […]

Brown wants more scrutiny of hedge funds

Reuters UK – Prime Minister Gordon Brown called on Thursday for greater regulation of hedge funds. Speaking in Rome after a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi ahead of April’s G20 summit, Brown also said leaders would focus their […]

Eurekahedge Forecasts More Hedge Fund Launches in 2009

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds returned a healthy 1% in January, wrapping up a tumultuous 2008 at -12.3%, according to Eurekahedge. Hedge fund assets fell $380 billion or 20% in 2008, from just under $1.9 trillion to just […]

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