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Investor starting long-short fund

Seattle Times – Bill Fleckenstein, a well-known Seattle investor who bets exclusively on falling stocks, is shutting his 12-year-old fund and starting a new one that will buy equities, too. Fleckenstein said he doesn’t think the worse is over in […]

Hedge funds grudgingly to reveal US short positions

Reuters – Hedge fund managers are reluctantly preparing to disclose their short positions to U.S. regulators on Monday, a move set to give a rare public glimpse into their secretive trading strategies two weeks later. For shareholders who have blamed […]

US hedge fund Paulson bets big against UK banks

Reuters – John Paulson, a U.S. hedge fund manager who gained a superstar reputation with a big bet against the U.S. housing market, was shown holding a 1 billion pound ($1.9 billion) bet against UK banks as short sellers were […]

‘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 […]

Investors cheer shorting ban

Interactive Investor – Investors are cheering the temporary ban on shorting financial stocks which came into play on Friday morning. The Financial Services Authority introduced the four-month freeze on profiteering from falling share prices after the markets closed last night […]

SEC May Require Hedge Funds to Reveal Short Positions

Bloomberg – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may require hedge funds to disclose their short-sale positions and plans to subpoena the funds’ communication records in an effort to stem turmoil in stock markets. Hedge funds and investors managing more […]

Short-sellers have banks worried

International Herald Tribune – In May, David Einhorn, an outspoken hedge fund manager, took the microphone at a large industry gathering and laid out his case against the investment bank Lehman Brothers. The firm, he told the crowd, had used "accounting […]

Israeli hedge funds beat benchmark

Globes – Priority Investments Ltd.’s Israeli hedge fund index, Hedge Fund Priority Index (HFPI) fell 0.85% in July, compared with a 4.66% drop by its benchmark, the Tel Aviv 25 Index. However, the Hedge Fund Research Inc. (HFRI) fund weighted […]

Hedges turn to business of rescue

Financial Times- Even as politicians and regulators accuse hedge fund short-sellers of trying to bring down banks in Britain, the US and Australia, top hedge managers are providing rescue capital to prop up the ailing corporate world. The latest bail-out […]

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