Category Archives: politics

Bernanke To Advise At PIMCO After Testing The Hedge Fund Waters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The former chairman of the US Federal Reserve has joined another institution not regulated by the Fed. From now on Ben Bernanke will be lead consultant at Deutsche Bank, Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), which monitors assets of […]

Three Rock Capital: Is Ireland the best location for a global macro manager?

User Contributed News – Ireland was once known as the land of saints and scholars and is famous for its poets, its writers and its magnificent landscapes. It’s less well known for its collection of hedge fund managers, but that’s […]

Hey Banksy: Hedge Fund Manager To Go Ahead With Sandy Donations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager Nelson Saiers has updated us here at HedgeCo saying, ” On the eve of Sandy, I’ve decided to waive the criterion on Banksy and just donate the money to benefit underpriviledged children. I still have […]

Hedge Funds Are Testing The Advertising Waters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds seem to be wary of being the first to advertise under the new JOBs Act. Evan Rapoport, founder of industry portal, said yesterday. “While hedge funds are finally allowed to advertise, we believe that funds […]

Is The SAC Indictment The First Shot in a War Against Outsize Hedge Funds?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Steve Cohen is getting squeezed from both ends. A federal grand jury just handed down a criminal indictment against Cohen’s hedge fund SAC Capital – on counts of wire fraud and securities fraud conspiracy. This follows […]

Frontier hedge fund investors eye Iraq

Risk – A slate of telecoms IPOs and efforts to modernize banking regulations have some frontier market hedge funds enthused about prospects for Iraqi equities as institutional investors sit on the sidelines After a decade of war and destruction, efforts […]

Hedge Fund Founder Warren Buffett On Women In Investing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund founder and investor extraordinaire Warren Buffett  had a few words to say about women in investing over at UK newspaper The Telegraph. “As fears grow that the United States is preparing to plunge over the […]

Romney’s Hedge Fund Diverted Over $100 Million Through Netherlands Loophole

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Dutch newspaper Volksrant reports that Bain Capital, in which Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is a major shareholder and founder, has routed some 80 million euros ($102 million) in dividends through a tax loophole in the […]

Hedge Funds take 5 of the top 10 spots as donors to Romney Victory Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After federal disclosures were filed on Monday, the Reuters team put together a handy list of the top 10 firms who donated to the Romney Victory fund. The Romney Victory fund is a joint fund lead […]

Hedge Fund Billionaire Funding SuperPac To Defeat Oregon Congressman

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Oregon congressman that has been sponsoring legislation which will impose a tax of one-quarter of one percent on high-frequency, computer-driven market transactions is under attack by the hedge fund manager that pioneered the very same […]

Debates: Obama Backs Away From Romney’s Hedge Fund History

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – President Obama surprised Democrats in the first session of debates by failing to reference Mitt Romney’s disparaging comments about the 47 percent. Two videos were leaked last month in which Romney boasted of his china acquisitions […]

Do Hedge Fund Managers really Love Mitt Romney and Hate Obama?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In her piece in The New Yorker, Chrystia Freeland asks why do Bilionaires feel victimized by Barack Obama. Weighing in on the topic over the weekend, bloggers have been speculating on whether Hedge Fundies are rooting […]