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Experts respond to SEC proposals

Caymen Net News – Local hedge fund experts have reacted favourably to last week’s proposals by the Inspector General of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to increase fund regulation. The SEC has proposed that regulation of hedge funds […]

Hope for hedge funds

Stuff – Hedge funds meeting for their annual get-together in Monaco this week are hoping recovering profits will help placate clients, after the industry was heavily culled and suffered its worst year on record. An exodus of investors followed a […]

Battered hedgies see cause for hope at Monaco summit

Reuters – Hedge funds meeting for their annual get-together in Monaco next week are hoping recovering profits will help placate clients, after the industry was heavily culled and suffered its worst year on record. An exodus of investors followed a […]

UBS Writes Down Another Subprime-Related $6 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Writedowns from major banks have reached the $500 billion mark, only one year after the subprime fallout forced mortgage-backed securities to plummet in value.  And it’s not over.  Some economists estimate that number will ascend upwards […]

Cuomo Pressing Major Banks in ARS Probe

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Less than one week after UBS and Citigroup were called upon to buy back over $30 billion in bad auction-rate securities, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is forcing JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and Wachovia to follow […]

Merrill, Citigroup to Buy Back $30 Billion in ARS

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Merrill Lynch and Citigroup, two banks that have already written down billions in losses, will buy back $30 billion in auction-rate securities as part of an agreement with regulators.  This comes after the threat made by […]

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