Tag Archives: equity-fund

US hedge fund Paulson bets big against UK banks

Reuters – John Paulson, a U.S. hedge fund manager who gained a superstar reputation with a big bet against the U.S. housing market, was shown holding a 1 billion pound ($1.9 billion) bet against UK banks as short sellers were […]

Attack of the acronyms

WA Today- Australia’s biggest life insurer and funds manager, AMP, was ducking for cover today. What are AMP’s holdings of CDOs, CLOs ABSs and CDSs? Not much of an answer to that one. "We are holding a number of these […]