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Ron Geffner Defends Hedge Funds

Video discussing the new rules for hedge funds, with Ron Geffner, fmr. SEC enforcement attorney; Adam Patti, Indexiq CEO; and CNBC’s Rebecca Jarvis. Read Complete Article

World’s Largest Listed Hedge Fund’s Assets Fall

CNBC – Man Group , the world’s largest listed hedge fund firm, said funds under management are $47.7 billion, down 11 percent from end-December, as clients pulled out assets in the face of falling markets. The firm said net client […]

Hedge Fund Heavyweights

CNBC – Video discussing the administration’s policy and economic projections, with Michael Steinhardt, WisdomTree Investments; Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors and Mario Gabelli, Gamco Investors. Read Complete Article

From Hudge Fund Lord To Part-Time Reporter

Gawker – Ron Insana left CNBC three years ago to run a hedge fund. Like Lou Dobbs and Steven Rattner before him, he learned that actually succeeding in business is not as easy as covering success in business. So now […]

Funds Of Funds Hit Hard by Economic Downturn

CNBC – Hedge funds of funds, the middlemen that pension funds and endowments often use to create alternative portfolios, lost roughly one-third of their assets last year, according to new data released Tuesday. The industry’s largest funds of funds, managing […]

Ron Insana Strikes Out At SAC Capital

StreetInsider.com – Former CNBC news anchor Ron Insana reportedly will be leaving Stevie Cohen’s SAC Capital. This move should all but put an end to Insana’s foray into the hedge fund world. Ron Insana decided to leave SAC Capital only […]

Big Bank Short Seller Changes Call to ”Buy’

CNBC – High-profile hedge fund manager Crispin Odey, who made money last year betting on falling bank share prices, has been buying into UK banks recently because he thinks they are now so cheap. Odey, who is founding partner of […]

Top SEC Regulator Backs Hedge Fund Oversight

CNBC – Top U.S. securities regulator said Tuesday she generally supported requiring hedge funds to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter is the latest in a growing number of policymakers to express support for more […]

Biggest Listed Hedge Fund to Sue over Madoff Exposure

CNBC – Shares in Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, slid on Wednesday after it said funds under management fell 21 percent and that it would sue over its exposure to the Madoff scandal. Man said its […]

Cuban’s Sports Gambling Hedge Fund, Revisited

CNBC – More than four years ago, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said that if he started any hedge fund, it would be a sports gambling hedge fund. Cuban quickly noted that it was merely a fantasy: as an owner, […]

If You Have the Stomach for Hedge Funds….

CNBC – The hedge fund industry has been battered this year, suffering heavy losses in part due to redemptions by investors as they asked for their money back amid the market turmoil. According to a Singapore-based hedge fund research firm […]

Major hedge fund set to leave London for lower Swiss taxes

Evening Standard – Krom River, which has £453 million in assets, said it was moving to Switzerland, known for its low tax regime. The fund is one of the few to perform well in the credit crunch and would see […]