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Chrysler Talks Stall as Banks Balk at Trading Loans for Equity

Bloomberg – Chrysler LLC, needing lender concessions by March 31, isn’t negotiating with its banks because it can’t persuade them to discuss trading loans for uncertain equity, people familiar with the companies’ actions say. Chrysler must reduce its debt by […]

CME Group’s trading volumes could hinge on government rescue efforts

Chicago Tribune – Government attempts to revive the economy could decide what happens to trading volumes at CME Group Inc. A $1 trillion federal deficit could flood the market with enough government bonds to stabilize volumes, while a Federal Reserve […]

Diversity failed? there’s always stock risk

Tacoma News Tribune – It was a year of disillusionment, betrayal and excruciating pain for investors. Wall Street got investing so wrong that the financial system needed an emergency $700 billion transfusion of taxpayer money to avoid collapse, and investors […]

Hedge Fund Dalton to Start $550 Million Distressed Asset Fund

Bloomberg – Dalton Investments LLC, the Los Angeles-based hedge fund with 70 percent of its assets in Japan, is starting a 50 billion yen ($550 million) fund that will invest in U.S. distressed assets, taking advantage of low prices. The […]

Even hedge funds with gains face redemptions

Reuters – Even hedge-fund managers with portfolio gains are in trouble this year. Dozens of managers who are outperforming the market and their troubled rivals with gains of as little as a few percent or as much as nearly 100 […]

20 Biggest Economies In World Economic Summit Tomorrow

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies will hold an historic meeting Saturday in a bid to head off the threat of a protracted global recession and forge a new world financial order. Called […]

Hedge Funds Lost $100 Billion on Investor Withdrawals

Bloomberg – The global hedge fund industry lost $100 billion of assets in October, according to an estimate from Eurekahedge Pte, as firms including Sparx Group Co. and Man Group Plc were hammered by investor redemptions. Funds fell an average […]

Hedge funds could help finance growth

Reuters – Hedge fund managers could play a key role in jump starting the ailing U.S. economy if Washington offers them appropriate tax breaks, a prominent hedge fund industry lawyer said on Tuesday. Sitting on billions of dollars in cash, […]

Moore Hires Greg Coffey as European Co-Chief Investment Officer

Bloomberg – Moore Capital Management LLC, founded by Louis Bacon almost two decades ago, tapped Greg Coffey, former GLG Partners Inc.’s top-performing money manager, to be co-chief investment officer of Moore’s European business. Coffey, 37, will join London-based Moore Europe […]

Hedge Fund Pentwater Suspends Redemptions

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a letter to investors, Hedge Fund manager Pentwater Capital announced that due to a number of unexpected redemption notices for year-end they have suspended redemptions and withdrawals, effective immediately. "The entire hedge fund industry […]

Deephaven Freezes Multistrategy Hedge Fund to Avoid Asset Sales

Bloomberg – Deephaven Capital Management LLC, the hedge-fund unit of stockbroker Knight Capital Group Inc., froze a $1.6 billion fund after investors asked to get back 30 percent of their money. Withdrawals from the Deephaven Global Multistrategy Fund were suspended […]

Broken Securities Industry Still Has $20 Billion to Pay Bonuses

Bloomberg – Five straight quarters of losses and a 70 percent slide in its stock this year haven’t stopped Merrill Lynch & Co. from allocating about $6.7 billion to pay bonuses. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, both still […]

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