Tag Archives: value-investors


Getting Harder To Hedge

New York Post – Despite headlines about hedge funds that got decimated after making complicated bets on mortgages or energy, the most basic investment strategy of picking which stocks will rise and which will fall – known as long-short equity […]

Some hedge funds see assets shrivel in 1st half

Reuters – Some of the world’s biggest hedge funds suffered a dramatic drop in assets in the first half of 2008 as financial markets tumbled and many investors asked for their money back, according to a survey released on Monday. […]

Former Goldman Big Departs From Hedgie Halcylon

New York Post – Former Goldman Sachs exec Steve Mandis has left the $12 billion hedge fund Halcyon Asset Management – one of the oldest hedge funds on Wall Street, according to an investor letter. Mandis was vice chairman and […]

MILTON BROS. FEEL HEAT ON FUNDS

New York Post – The heat is getting turned up under Alan and Philip Milton, the brother team that runs Greenwich-based Windmill Management and its embattled SageCrest hedge funds. A lawyer for an investor in the SageCrest II hedge fund […]

Pickens’ hedge fund loses value

Reuters – The commodity half of oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens’s BP Capital hedge fund lost 35 percent of its value in July, the New York Post said, citing sources. The fund is believed to be down about 10 percent […]

Ichan’t Win Them All

New York Post – Corporate raider turned activist investor Carl Icahn is having a tough year. The Far Rockaway, Queens native’s hedge funds are suffering their first losses since the 72-year-old opened them in 2004. The losing streak, which started […]

Medallion Fund Hits a Jackpot

New York Post – Jim Simons, a man known for running one of the world’s most secretive, expensive and successful hedge funds, is on track to wow investors with another year of double-digit returns. Simons’ $8 billion Medallion fund, the […]

High Flying Falcone Has His Wings Clipped

New York Post – After months of falling financial stocks and rising oil prices, July’s sudden turnaround was a welcome relief to average investors. Not so for hedge funds – including subprime-mortgage superstar Phil Falcone. That’s because a number of […]

New York Hedge Funds Need Quick Turnaround

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York’s top 100 hedge funds are in trouble and can’t seem to get out of the red, according to performance reports obtained by the New York Post.  Prominent hedge funds are still trying to recover […]

(Update) HedgeWorld To Continue Format

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a press call with HedgeCo, a global forum for the alternative asset community, Joe Christinat of Thomson Reuters clarified the story of HedgeWorld’s abrupt closing. Christinat said that HedgeWorld will retain the format that […]

Shorts Are In a Bind

New York Post- If the Securities and Exchange Commission expands its clampdown on short-selling, it is widely expected to slam hedge funds like Stephen Cohen’s SAC Capital and James Simon’s Renaissance Technologies, which profit from fast-and-furious trading, experts predicted. That’s […]

Alan Schwartz Plans Exit from JPMorgan

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Alan Schwartz, former Bear Stearns CEO, has decided to leave JPMorgan and pursue other ventures.  “With most of the work on the merger integration behind us, Alan will be moving on from the firm at the […]

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