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Wealthy Investors Still Like Hedge Funds But Are More Discerning

FP – “We see continued dedication to hedge funds,” Catherine Keating, chief executive of JP Morgan Chase’s private bank, told Reuters. “The things our clients are focused on are how does that hedge fund generate its returns? How much is […]

Hedge fund investors to demand more data

Reuters – Many hedge fund investors burned by last year’s market meltdown will likely demand a system of checks and balances in which outsiders keep a closer watch over assets, data released on Wednesday show. Pension funds, endowments and wealthy […]

Connecticut is Latest to Push for Increased Hedge Fund Legislation

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Connecticut has long been a haven for the hedge fund industry; where light regulation and a dense population of ultra wealthy investors lure the most talented of hedge fund managers.  But if some state lawmakers have […]

Wealthy wary of putting new money in hedge funds

Reuters – Millionaires who long put money with hedge funds are now skittish about adding fresh cash after these loosely regulated portfolios posted record losses last year, a top industry executive said on Thursday. "We have probably seen the worst […]

Hedge fund Avenue Capital says now is time to buy

Forbes – Financial assets have become so cheap because of the credit crisis that now is a good time to scoop up bargains, the head of one of the world’s biggest hedge funds, Avenue Capital, said on Wednesday. ‘Now is […]

South Korea to introduce new fund sales rules

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea will allow mutual savings firms and online-based companies to sell investment funds from next February, and draw up measures to cut sales fees for long-term investors, a regulator said on Sunday. The Financial Services Commission […]

The Engine of Mayhem

Washington Post – It’s easy to explain the continuing financial chaos — and the failure of governments to control it — as the triumph of psychology. Fear reigns, and panic follows. Everyone dumps stocks because everyone believes that everyone else […]

Mooring Hedge Fund Gains Amid Losses

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Mooring Financial Corp., a private investment firm specializing in the management of alternative assets, has seen its hedge fund, the Mooring Intrepid Opportunity Fund gain 37% year-to-date, while global hedge fund returns have declined almost […]

Hedge investors on cautious tack in choppy markets

Reuters UK – Funds of hedge fund portfolios are battening down the hatches in the current volatile markets by building up cash or steering clear of strategies with too much exposure to market movements. With returns in the hedge fund […]

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