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International Hedge Fund Rules May Trigger Migration

Now that some policymakers are shifting out of crisis mode, some of the competitive considerations that dominated regulatory discussions during the tenure of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson are re-emerging. Nowhere is this more apparent than in contrasting approaches […]

China Should Buy Gold to Hedge Dollar Fall: Researcher

CNBC – Li Lianzhong, who heads the economic department of the Party’s policy research office, said China should use more of its $1.95 trillion in foreign exchange reserves to buy energy and natural resource assets. Speaking at a foreign exchange […]

Chrysler debt offer raised, holdouts targeted

Reuters – The U.S. Treasury raised its offer by $250 million (168.9 million pounds) in debt restructuring talks with Chrysler lenders on Wednesday as part of a final push to win over lenders holding out for better terms and avoid […]

Citi Shareholders Show Rage at Annual Meeting

BusinessWeek – The anger was evident at Citigroup’s annual meeting on Apr. 21, where shareholders took turns at the microphone to object to how the bank has been operating. The meeting is usually a well-attended affair lasting many hours as […]

Chrysler lenders offer to swap $2.5B for equity

Daily Times – Banks and hedge funds that hold $6.9 billion in Chrysler LLC debt have proposed forgiving $2.5 billion of it in exchange for about a 40 percent stake a Chrysler-Fiat alliance, according to two people briefed on the […]

Rich G7 can’t go it alone to calm economic storm

Reuters – Finance ministers from rich nations, when they meet on Friday, will face less economic turbulence than at their last gathering two months ago, but they recognize they need developing nations to step up spending to revive the world […]

Government Considering GM Debt/Equity Swap

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Obama administration is considering a deal in which they would forgive part of the $13.4 billion owed to them from General Motors Corp. in exchange for an equity stake in the company, according to a […]

Hedge fund paid Obama adviser Summers $5.2 million

Reuters – Lawrence Summers, a top economic adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama, was paid about $5.2 million (3.48 million pounds) by hedge fund D.E. Shaw in the past year, financial disclosure forms released by the White House showed on […]

Obama And Merkel In Agreement Ahead Of G20 – Germany

EasyBourse.com – The U.S. and Germany are going "in the same direction" ahead of next week’s G20 summit, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday amid reports of rifts between Europe and the U.S. There are "no points of […]

Hedge fund Bridgewater mulls US toxic asset plan

Reuters – Bridgewater Associates Inc, one of the world’s biggest hedge-fund managers, said on Tuesday it might be interested in participating in the U.S. Treasury’s public-private investment program, calling it a "big transfer of money from the government to the […]

Treasury Swoops to Recoup $165 Million in AIG Bonus Payouts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the national outrage over bonuses paid to AIG execs reaches epic proportions, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner promised the government will recoup the $165 million that was shelled out using bailout money. “We will impose […]

Bills by Baucus and Levin Could Mean Tighter Leash for Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus has introduced a new bill aimed at halting offshore tax evasion by U.S. companies.     The new bill is in response to Senator Levin’s “Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act,” which […]

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