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TCI Loses More Than Face as Japan Says No to Foreigners Playing

Bloomberg – It was a crisp autumn day in November 2005 when hedge fund manager John Ho entered the half- century-old Electric Power Development Co.’s headquarters in Tokyo, betting that Japan’s corporate attitudes were ripe for change. Ho, then director […]

Catastrophe Derivatives Demand Surges as Storm Season Nears

Insurance Journal – Demand for disaster derivatives is surging as insurers seek alternatives to scarce reinsurance and expensive catastrophe bonds, with the forthcoming North Atlantic hurricane season likely to give a further boost. Prices are at record levels for Industry […]

Tales From the Hedge Fund Crypt

Reuters – What is it about siblings and the White House? Jimmy Carter had Billy, Hillary Clinton had Hugh Rodham, and George W. had Neil Bush. If Abel got elected president, it’s a near-certainty that Cain would have skipped the […]

Stanford link to ‘second family fund’

In the News – A fund of hedge funds run by two members of US vice president Joe Biden’s family was marketed by firms connected to Sir Allen Stanford, it has been claimed. The Texan billionaire is facing charges over […]

Fed, ECB prepare to tackle deflation head-on

Reuters – Officials from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank on Sunday vowed to fight the damaging effects of deflation as the global economy suffers a deep and lengthy recession. In just a few months, central bankers’ concerns […]

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