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Hedge Fund Bets Millions Natural Gas Price Will Rise

Bloomberg – A hedge fund, whose name isn’t disclosed, has placed a large bet that natural gas prices will triple by the Northern Hemisphere winter just as the price of the commodity slides to a seven-year low, the Financial Times […]

Oil Curve Steeper Than ’99 Shows Crude May Gain in ’09 on OPEC

Bloomberg – The steepest plunge in crude prices on record may be setting up oil investors for a rally this year, if history is any guide. The so-called forward curve of futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange […]

Castlestone set to launch defensive equity fund – Investment Week

Investment Week – Castlestone Management is set to launch a hybrid fund investing in both equities and hedge funds. The group claims managed futures have maintained decent returns throughout the market turmoil and predict the asset class will work well […]

Mark Thompson Hired by CME as Hedge Fund Director

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Derivatives exchange group CME has hired Mark H. Thompson Jr. as Director of hedge funds. Thompson, 37, will be responsible for serving as the company’s primary liaison to the East Coast hedge fund community and […]

Commodities Slide Hits Hedge Funds

Washington Post – John W. Henry & Co., the investment firm run by the Boston Red Sox baseball team’s owner, is among hedge funds that in July suffered their worst drops in almost 18 months as oil and other commodities […]

John W. Henry, Altis, Man Funds Slide in July Commodities Rout

Bloomberg – John W. Henry & Co., the investment firm run by the Boston Red Sox baseball team’s owner, is among hedge funds that suffered their worst drops in almost 18 months in July as oil and other commodities retreated […]

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