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Hedge Funds Advance 1.10% in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net ) – After a disappointing 2008, hedge funds seem to be on the up and up, advancing 1.10% in January according to the latest research by the New York-based Hennessee Group. According to the research, convertible arbitrage […]

Hedge Funds on the Rise, Advance 1.10% in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net ) – After a disappointing 2008, hedge funds seem to be on the up and up, advancing 1.10% in January according to the latest research by the New York-based Hennessee Group. According to the research, convertible arbitrage […]

SEC Commissioner Urges Greater Regulation of Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar said his agency should be given the authority to regulate hedge funds after urging Congress “to close the glaring loopholes in securities regulation.” Aguilar, one of the agency’s five commissioners, is among […]

Missing Hedge Fund Fraudster Turns Himself In

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Missing hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel, who disappeared last week along with an estimated $350 million of investor’s money, turned himself in to the FBI yesterday.   The Sarasota resident, 76, turned himself in at a […]

Paulson Pockets Big Bucks on Short Sale

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Billionaire and hedge fund manager extraordinaire John Paulson has reportedly pocketed $139 million by betting against the Royal Bank of Scotland, further fueling cynicism that shorting aids in driving down share prices.   Paulson is no […]

Senate Approves Schapiro as New Head of SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Mary Schapiro, who most recently was the CEO for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, is now the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Senate approved Schapiro yesterday, a month after being nominated President Barack […]

Another Florida Ponzi-Scheme?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investors in South Florida are fearing the worst, with all eyes turned to Michael Riolo, a Boca Raton resident who may have bilked over $50 million out of investors. Riolo regularly distributed performance reports to his […]

Chrysler Rumored to be in Talks with Italian Automaker over Stake

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Italian automaker Fiat S.p.A. may be interested in acquiring a stake in Chrysler that could help lift the U.S. automaker out of financial distress. According to an article published on autonews.com, Fiat may invest in a […]

Fraudster Who Staged Death Transferred to Florida Jail

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Marcus Schrenker, the pilot turned money manager accused of faking his own death to avoid fraud charges, was transferred from a Tallahassee hospital to a Pensacola jail on Monday. Schrenker, 38, purposely crashed his single-engine Piper […]

Florida Hedge Fund Manager Missing Along with Investors Cash

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Authorities are still searching for missing hedge fund manager and philanthropist Arthur Nadel after he vanished from his Sarasota home last week, while investors are searching for their $350 million they had tied up with him.   […]

Hedge Fund Shakes Up Chicago Sun-Times Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge Fund Davidson Kempner Capital Management has declared a proxy victory after replacing all but one of the board members of the Sun-Times Media Group. Davidson Kempner, who owns a 6% share in the parent company […]

Blackstone Man Targeted by SEC for Insider Trading

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A Blackstone Group executive has been sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after allegedly fronting an insider trading scam that involved supermarket chain Albertsons. According to the complaint, Managing Director Ramesh Chakrapani tipped off […]

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