Tag Archives: value-investors


Hedge Fund Investors Demanding More Control

New York Post – The days of hedge funds operating behind a curtain may soon be over. Bruised and bloodied by unprecedented losses, hedge-fund investors are rebelling, demanding lower fees, greater transparency and, in a growing number of cases, unfettered […]

HEDGIE HORRIFIED

New York Post – Fed up with misbehavior in the hedge-fund industry, respected hedge-fund investor Sandra Manzke is fighting back. A pioneer in hedge-fund investing and best known for founding Tremont Capital Management, Manzke sent an angry missive to hundreds […]

Halloween Low For Hedge Funds

New York Post – Back-to-back bruising months in September and October have shaved more than 10 percent of hedge funds’ value, translating into hundreds of billions in losses, according to research and advisory firm Hedge Fund Research. After weathering a […]

DILLARD’S HEATED AT HEDGIES

New York Post – Three board members at the embattled Dillard’s department-store chain lashed out at a pair of hedge funds that are agitating to oust the retailer’s top management. In a rare public statement, the Dillard’s trio of independent […]

What Mortgage Crisis? Lender Shells Out Massive Cash for Jets Tics

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At least David Findel can never be called a band-wagon fan. The owner of mortgage-lender Financial Resources just agreed to pay a record $400,000 to the rights to two of the best seats at the new […]

Morgan Stanley may scale back prime-brokerage ops-NY Post

Trading Markets – Morgan Stanley is looking at scaling back its prime-brokerage operation, selling assets or buying a faltering regional bank, the New York Post said citing sources. The firm may also try to work out a way to piggyback […]

Buffett Wannabe Tied to $2 Billion Ponzi Scheme

New York Post – Billionaire Tom Petters fancied himself the next Warren Buffett – that is until his empire starting crashing down like a house of cards. The feds accuse Petters, one of Minneapolis’ fastest rising business stars, of secretly […]

‘Short’ Attack May Spur Hedge Funds To Sue

New York Post – As the Securities and Exchange Commission continues its assault on short sellers, hedge funds are discussing legal action to challenge Chairman Chris Cox’s recent moves – just as funds in the UK are considering lawsuits against […]

Funds Flee Morgan, Goldman for JPMorgan

New York Post – The JPMorgan Chase CEO is seeing the coffers of the bank he runs being filled with "billions of dollars a day" coming from hedge funds that have pulled their cash from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, […]

Suits Fly at the Plaza

New York Post – The developers of the famed landmark are fighting back following two multimillion-dollar lawsuits filed against them by separate penthouse buyers within the past two weeks. Developer El-Ad Properties, which renovated the 101-year-old building to include pricey […]

SEC Deploys Restrictions On Short Sellers

New York Post – The Securities and Exchange Commission met last night in emergency session to consider requiring hedge funds to disclose their short positions and institutional traders to secure their records in anticipation of subpoenas. Under the proposals, managers […]

Mayor Bloomberg Fears National Debt Crisis

New York Post – The next issue for concern in the battered economy is whether there are going to be buyers for the nation’s billions in debt, Mayor Bloomberg said yesterday. Speaking to students at Georgetown University, Bloomberg pointed out […]

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