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Two New York Money Managers Charged with Futures Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two New York residents were charged yesterday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission after allegedly misappropriating at least $553 million of client’s funds.  Stephen Walsh of Sands Point, NY and Paul Greenwood of North Salem, NY […]

SEC Nails Ponzi Scheme Aimed at Deaf Community

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC has located and halted a Ponzi scheme targeted primarily at deaf individuals in the United States and Japan. According to the complaint, Hawaii-based Billion Coupons, Inc. along with its CEOMarvin R. Cooper was able […]

SEC Commissioner Urges Greater Regulation of Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar said his agency should be given the authority to regulate hedge funds after urging Congress “to close the glaring loopholes in securities regulation.” Aguilar, one of the agency’s five commissioners, is among […]

European shares climb higher

Reuters – European shares climbed on Friday while most Asian shares fell as investors sought to balance economic worries with a new era of lower interest rates ahead of key U.S. jobs data. Oil dropped briefly below $60 a barrel […]

Komodo Hedge Fund Outperforms as Cameron Replicates Japan Bets

Bloomberg – Komodo Capital Management Pte’s hedge fund outperformed rivals as Chief Investment Officer Angus Cameron employed strategies he developed during Japan’s slump in the 1990s to profit from the global financial turmoil. The Singapore-based firm’s KC Asia Fund has […]

US shares should get an ‘Obama bounce’

Telegraph.co.uk – The American Presidential election next month may have significant implications for investors because the US remains by far the largest economy in the world. Senators McCain and Obama have articulated differing approaches to taxes, trade, foreign policy and […]

Samsung Life, Kyobo Shun U.S., Europe for Korea Bonds

Bloomberg- South Korean life insurers are shunning U.S. and European corporate bonds because of a rising risk of default and plowing money into domestic debt. Samsung Life Insurance Co., Korea’s biggest insurer, is diverting $500 million into 10-year government bonds, […]