Tag Archives: industry insiders

Hedge funds regain confidence, start hiring again

Hedge funds and bank trading desks are hiring again and have already snapped up some of the most talented managers who were dislodged while firms struggled in the credit crisis, industry insiders said. Hedge funds endured a tough 2008 in […]

Traditional art fetching good prices in recession

Reuters – Traditional works of fine art are fetching good prices despite the recession as buyers seek security and quality, industry insiders said this week at the Art Basel show. Film star Brad Pitt grabbed the headlines by splashing out […]

Madoff distortion makes some hedge funds look good

Reuters – One of the bizarre effects of Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50 billion fraud is that it has boosted the performance of one group of hedge funds when measured against their peers, industry insiders said. At least one major index, […]

Certain hedge funds ‘benefitting from Madoff’

DST International – One group of hedge funds has had its performance boosted in comparison to its peers as a result of the Bernard Madoff scandal, according to a number of industry insiders. Due to the failures of three large […]