Tag Archives: sole-concern


Russia Looks Gloomy due to Crisis

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Russian market continued to sell off in October as the global financial crisis continued to wreak havoc everywhere, according to the Pharos Russia Fund, October was the fifth consecutive month of losses for the RTS […]

Komodo Hedge Fund Outperforms as Cameron Replicates Japan Bets

Bloomberg – Komodo Capital Management Pte’s hedge fund outperformed rivals as Chief Investment Officer Angus Cameron employed strategies he developed during Japan’s slump in the 1990s to profit from the global financial turmoil. The Singapore-based firm’s KC Asia Fund has […]

‘Armageddon’ Loan, Bond Prices Keep Debt Investors on Sidelines

Bloomberg – Credit markets have fallen so far that they are providing a "once in a lifetime opportunity," and investors are still selling. Prices of loans rated below investment grade declined to a record low 66.1 cents on the dollar, […]

Be wary of deregulation scapegoat

Myrtle Beach Sun News – The financial turmoil has pushed the Obama campaign into the lead, and this is mostly justified. Barack Obama is more thoughtful on the economy than his opponent, and his bench of advisers is superior. But […]

They Just Don’t Get It

Washington Post – That is the technical economic term that best sums up a day in which the House of Representatives refuses to pass a $700 billion rescue plan pushed by the White House and congressional leaders from both parties, […]

Central banks may expand range of collateral

Washington Post – Central banks in the United States, Europe and Japan will consider taking foreign-denominated assets as collateral in an effort to provide liquidity for battered financial markets, the Nikkei newspaper said on Sunday. Currently most central banks only […]

Hedge fund Citadel hires two from Merrill Lynch

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Citadel Investment Group said on Tuesday it had hired two senior sales executives from Merrill Lynch, the investment bank that is being sold to Bank of America  for $50 billion. Chicago-based Citadel, which manages around […]

Falling Prices Lift Investors’ Cautious Mood

istockAnalyst.com- Investors face something of a new landscape in financial markets this week after tumbling oil and food prices eased immediate concerns about inflation, potentially freeing central banks to fight slow economic growth. The focus, however, will also be on […]

Credit crunch to sting into next year

Reuters UK- A near one year-old credit crunch still has plenty of venom and will sting global financial markets and the economy well into next year or even into 2010, a Reuters poll found. On the eve of its one-year […]

Worlds Largest Hedge Fund Manager BGI Opens Dubai Office

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has opened an office in the United Arab Emirates’ Dubai International Finance Centre. BGI has been active in the region since 1998 and currently has assets under management of US$ 28 billion […]

US official says credit crunch easing

News Channel 8- A U.S. Treasury official said Monday the global credit crunch is gradually calming following efforts by the Federal Reserve and other central banks.Clay Lowery, assistant secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury, said the Fed and […]

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