Tag Archives: volatility


Hedge funds return to roots as alpha claim refuted

Reuters – Hedge funds are set to return to their roots as niche products for the happy few as they have been unable to deliver the gleaming returns they were promising ever since the start of the credit crisis. Hedge […]

Nappier Eyes Hedge Fund Bets

Hartford Business – State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier said she plans to approve rule changes by January allowing her to allocate up to 8 percent of the state’s $20 billion pension fund in nontraditional investments such as hedge funds. The […]

Lawfirm Examines Hedge Fund Misrepresentation for Investors Benefit

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Bernstein Liebhard is investigating whether, among other things, these investment funds conducted proper due diligence before investing heavily in Madoff Securities, and whether these funds ignored the warning signs that Madoff was conducting a large-scale fraud. […]

Morningstar Hedge Fund Analysis For November

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar presented their monthly analysis of hedge fund performance for November and asset flows through October. "Hedge funds have a long path to recovery ahead of them," said Hedge Fund Analyst Nadia Papagiannis. "November was a […]

HedgeCo Hosts Blogging Platform, Provides Outlet for Hedge Fund Industry Experts

West Palm Beach, Dec 15, 2008 – Adding to its array of new and interactive features, HedgeCo.Net has unveiled the Hedge Fund blog platform, which provides both accredited investors and the general public the rare opportunity to view the world […]

Hedge Funds, Other Large Institutions Burned By Madoff

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Just days after what could prove to be the largest Wall Street sham in history, investors that were burned by Bernard Madoff are coming forward in droves. Spanish bank Santander, along with French bank BNP Paribas […]

Hong Kong Hedge Fund Triples Investor Relation Technology

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager PMA has chosen to more than triple the number of users of PerTrac CMS in the company’s Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York, London, and Dubai offices. PerTrac CMS is an alternative […]

Is Marc Dreier a gang member? Prison officials want to know

New York Daily News – Is Park Ave. lawyer Marc Dreier a Blood? Or maybe a Crip? Federal prison officials are refusing to remove the accused hedge fund swindler from 24-hour lockdown until they determine whether he’s a gang member, attorney Gerald Shargel told […]

Exchange Club raises $75000 for Goodfellow Fund

Fort Worth Star Telegram – That sure looked like the Alaska governor moose hunting in downtown Fort Worth on Wednesday. And she found an already-well-stuffed target: business and political leaders generously donating money for Christmas gifts for 1,500 children, thanks […]

8th Circuit Rejects Hedge Fund’s Debt Collection Practice

Law.com – The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has become the first circuit in the country to rebuff efforts by a hedge fund to call in a debt based on an alleged technical violation of bond terms in a […]

Even strong hedge funds may go under

Reuters – Even some strong hedge fund managers may not survive the ongoing credit crisis due to a lack of funding or credit, the president of hedge fund John W. Henry & Co. said on Tuesday. "There are going to be some […]

I’m Shocked, Shocked: My Hedge Fund Didn’t Hedge!

Seeking Alpha – "In my view they didn’t do what they set out to do … which was to hedge. I saw a few hedge funds that did much worse than my long-only fund, which is rather ironic," [Veritas Asset […]

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