Tag Archives: slump


Millionaires’ club sees record drop

Globe and Mail – The ranks of the world’s millionaires shrank at the fastest rate in 2008, with North America suffering the biggest wealth loss worldwide, according to a survey by Capgemini SA and Merrill Lynch & Co. The global […]

Hedge fund firm eyes carbon

Stuff – Hedge fund firm Pure Capital plans to launch a range of funds, including products playing food and carbon markets. Anthony Limbrick, chief investment officer of the New Zealand-based firm, told Reuters the Pure Carbon fund, which will be […]

Commoditrade Plans to Start Energy Hedge Fund in Fourth Quarter

Bloomberg – Commoditrade Inc. plans to introduce an energy hedge fund in the fourth quarter, complementing a fund that invests in industrial metals. The new fund will use the relative-value strategy followed by the metals fund, Chief Executive Officer David […]

Hedge Fund Assets to Fall 11% in 2009, Study Says

Bloomberg – The global hedge fund industry may shrink by 11 percent this year as funds liquidate and investor withdrawals persist, a Deutsche Bank AG survey said. Industry assets may fall to $1.33 trillion by December, according to 68 percent […]

Inside the world’s biggest hedge funds

Fortune Magazine - Is the current downturn merely a severe slump, or are we facing a second coming of the Great Depression? That’s the question everyone is asking these days. But Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates and manager of what […]

Worries over hedge funds send LSE to four-year low

Times Online – Shares in the London Stock Exchange dropped nearly 10 per cent or 50½p to a four-year low of 463½p amid fears that its trading update tomorrow will show another dramatic slump in the value of equities traded […]

The Greenbrier needs to compete

Charleston Daily Mail – The Greenbrier has been a powerful asset to West Virginia since before the state was a state. Its corporate parent today, Florida-based CSX Corp., recently announced that it has hired Goldman Sachs to make the resort […]

Diversity failed? there’s always stock risk

Tacoma News Tribune – It was a year of disillusionment, betrayal and excruciating pain for investors. Wall Street got investing so wrong that the financial system needed an emergency $700 billion transfusion of taxpayer money to avoid collapse, and investors […]

Wall Street slips on earnings risks

The Australian – US stocks fell as another drop in oil prices and a warning from Toyota Motor underscored the unsparing nature of the slowdown. Toyota forecast an operating loss for the current year, the first in the car maker’s […]

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