Tag Archives: commodity-markets

Hedge Fund Claim Made Sense, Ex-Bear Executive Says

Bloomberg – Bear Stearns Cos. didn’t investigate the financial health of a hedge-fund client that later collapsed because its claim of an annual 20 percent return on investment “made perfect sense,” a former executive at the firm said. Bear Stearns […]

Hedge Funds May Be Forced to Sell Bonds, Debt Assets, ECB Says

Bloomberg- Hedge funds may be forced to sell bonds and asset-backed debt amid tighter lending standards and poor returns, the European Central Bank said in its six-monthly Financial Stability Review. Volatile financial markets, investor redemptions and difficulties meeting margin calls […]