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Rep Kanjorski Unveils Bills On SEC, Hedge Funds, Insurance

Nasdaq – A key U.S. House lawmaker on Thursday unveiled draft proposals to bolster the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s powers, to federally regulate hedge funds and to establish a federal insurance office. The three drafts are the latest to […]

Barclays and BlackRock: Passive-Aggressive

Barrons – A big question surrounding BlackRock’s $13.5 billion purchase of Barclays Global Investors, including its iShares exchange-traded-funds business, is how effectively a passive management group can work with an active one. The combined firm will have more than 9,000 […]

Paulson’s Pellegrini Said to Resign to Start Own Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Paolo Pellegrini, the hedge-fund manager who helped Paulson & Co. make more than $3 billion in 2007 on bets the U.S. housing bubble would burst, resigned to start his own fund, a person familiar with the matter said. […]