Tag Archives: hedge funds

Hedge Funds Buying as Individuals Sell in Bull Signal

Bloomberg – Hedge funds are shoveling money into stocks as individuals exit at the fastest rate in a year, a sign to professional investors that the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index is poised to extend its gains. About $37.3 billion […]

Hedge Funds Benefit From Appreciaton Of Gold/Emerging Markets/Europe

New York (HedgeCo.net) – “Hedge funds performed as advertised in October—they hedged,” said Nadia Papagiannis, Morningstar alternative investment strategist. “Though the economy may be recovering, hedge fund managers appear positioned for a reversal.” However, hedge funds in the Morningstar Europe […]

A Hedge-Fund King Comes Under Siege

WSJ – Hedge-fund titan Kenneth Griffin lost $8 billion of his clients’ money last year. Now, he is trying to persuade investors to trust him with more. “We showed a level of human fallibility,” he told his staff at a […]

Hedge Fund Lawyer Dies In Russian Prison

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund Hermitage Capital’s legal adviser, Sergey Magnitskiy, died on Monday night in a detention centre in Moscow, the Guardian reports. The 37 year old father of two was held in Moscow’s Matrosskaya Tishina detention center […]

Brevan Howard Hedge Fund Co-Founder To Leave Firm

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Jean-Philippe Blochet has left Europe’s biggest hedge fund firm, Brevan Howard, Bloomberg reported today.  “Following his return from sabbatical last year, Jean-Philippe Blochet has decided to cease to be an active member of Brevan Howard Asset […]

Hedge funds to play bigger role but worries remain

Reuters – Hedge funds will soon play a bigger role in portfolios, but investors still worry about getting their money back and understanding what a manager is doing, according to a new survey released on Monday. Nearly 60 percent of […]

Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson puts his money on Citigroup

New York (HedgeCo.net) – According to a regulatory filing, Hedge Fund manager John Paulson’s of the $12.5 billion Paulson & Co. bought 300 million shares of Citigroup worth $1.45 billion. This move puts Paulson & Co. alongside other hedge funds […]

Hedge Fund Touradji drops Gold ETF and puts Gold Equity in Focus

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the price of gold hits record highs, the $2.7 billion energy focused Hedge Fund Touradji drops holdings in the worlds largest gold-backed EFT the SPDR Gold Trust and brings its stake in Barrick Gold Corp […]

EU draft law on hedge funds attracts more criticism

Hedge Funds Review – The European parliament’s committee on economic and monetary affairs held a hearing and a workshop examining the directive on Tuesday (November 10). Meanwhile, the UK’s House of Lords EU economic and financial affairs and international trade […]

Hedge Fund Compensation on the Rise For 2010

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The 2010 Hedge Fund Compensation Report, released by Glocap Search LLC and HedgeWorld, shows signs that a recovery is underway. In addition to raising compensation over 2008 levels, funds have begun hiring again, the report explains. […]

Hedge Fund Association “Speak Up” Gains Traction on Capitol Hill

Washington, DC – November 9, 2009 – The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, today announced progress on its “Speak Up” campaign, which seeks to ensure that regulation of the hedge fund industry meets government concerns without imposing over-reaching, broad measures that […]

Liongate Fund Of Hedge Funds Dubai Expansion

New York (HedgeCo.net) –  Winner of the “Fund of Hedge Funds Leader of the Year” 2009, Liongate Capital Management, has opened a Dubai office after being awarded a license by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to operate from the […]