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Hedge funds back into options to bet on dollar/yen

Reuters Tokyo – Hedge funds are dipping their toes back into the dollar/yen options market after months of absence, betting that eventual interest rate tightening by the U.S. Federal Reserve will help the greenback gain against the yen. Dollar/yen’s implied […]

Police investigating death of Freddie Mac official

AP – The Chief financial officer of Freddie Mac, one of the mortgage giants at the heart of the nation’s financial meltdown, was found dead in his basement early Wednesday morning in what police said was an apparent suicide. David […]

Nappier Eyes Hedge Fund Bets

Hartford Business – State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier said she plans to approve rule changes by January allowing her to allocate up to 8 percent of the state’s $20 billion pension fund in nontraditional investments such as hedge funds. The […]

Hedge Funds Help Fill Gap In Lending For Property

Wall Street Journal – Three months ago, Eric Gray saw an opportunity to scoop up a vacant retail property in New York City’s borough of Brooklyn. But he had a problem, one that has been plaguing many real-estate investors and […]

Swiss Bank Picks Up On Electronic Trading Used By Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- A Swiss Bank has picked up on a hedge fund platform, Orc Trading, to replace key technology for its electronic trading operations. The order was booked in Q1 2008. "We have thoroughly evaluated several trading systems […]

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