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Soros, Falcone Defend Hedge Funds at House Hearing

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund managers including George Soros and Philip Falcone, in an unprecedented appearance before Congress, defended their practices and profits while splitting over whether the U.S. should impose stricter regulations. "This is not a case where management takes huge […]

The Who’s Who of Hedge Funds Defend Their Industry

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Five billionaire hedge fund managers stood up before Congress yesterday and shared their differing views on the hedge fund industry. George Soros, Philip Falcone, John Paulson, James Simons and Ken Griffin all took turns defending hedge […]

Hedge fund managers to testify in Washington

International Herald Tribune – Hedge fund managers usually shun the spotlight. But five of them, billionaires all, are about to come under the glare on Capitol Hill. The money managers — Philip Falcone, Kenneth Griffin, John Paulson, James Simons and George […]

Billion-dollar hedge fund stars face grilling

Financial Times – Hedge fund managers who earned more than $1bn last year, including George Soros and Philip Falcone, are being summoned to Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify under oath about the potential risks their firms pose to the […]

Harbinger says it’s not dumping Times, Media General

Reuters – Hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners said it is not pulling out of high-profile investments like The New York Times Co. and Media General Inc., seeking to quell market rumors after their share prices dropped sharply on Monday. Philip […]

High Flying Falcone Has His Wings Clipped

New York Post – After months of falling financial stocks and rising oil prices, July’s sudden turnaround was a welcome relief to average investors. Not so for hedge funds – including subprime-mortgage superstar Phil Falcone. That’s because a number of […]

New York Hedge Funds Need Quick Turnaround

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York’s top 100 hedge funds are in trouble and can’t seem to get out of the red, according to performance reports obtained by the New York Post.  Prominent hedge funds are still trying to recover […]

Harbinger Capital Builds 6.6% Stake in Sunoco

Seeking Alpha- In a 13G filing after the close Friday on Sunoco, Inc. (SUN), Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital disclosed a 6.6% stake (7,732,600 shares) in the company. The hedge fund did not show a stake in Sunoco at the quarter […]

Hedge funds with high ambition

Times Online- Philip Falcone is used to demanding change from underperforming company executives, but yesterday he took Harbinger Capital, his activist hedge fund, into new territory. Complete with financial advisers and a big stake, Harbinger broke cover as a traditional […]

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