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Apple Popular Among Hedge Funds and Analysts

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Apple is one of the most widely held stocks in the world, but that hasn’t kept the stock from falling with the rest of the market. From mid-July through mid-August, the stock fell over 30% to […]

Hedge fund guru George Soros claims bonus anger is justified

City AM – Billionaire investor George Soros at the weekend became the latest high-profile financier to wade into the bonus debate as he claimed the backlash against banking fat cats on lucrative pay deals is justified. Speaking in an interview […]

Touradji Beaten by Commodity Indexes; Funds Lose Edge

Bloomberg – Hedge fund managers are trailing benchmark commodity indexes by the widest margin in four years after copper doubled and oil surged 58 percent. Touradji Capital Management LP, the second-biggest in commodities, earned 7 percent in its largest fund […]

The mystery investor who is turning the tin market on its head

Telegraph – A single investor – thought to be a hedge fund – is sitting on thousands of tonnes of tin in warehouses across London. According to traders almost the entire stocks of tin on the London Metals Exchange (LME) […]

Touradji Rejects Amaranth Claim, Says It Acted ‘Professionally’

Bloomberg – Touradji Capital Management LP said it acted “professionally and appropriately” in all transactions with Amaranth Advisors LLC, which is suing for at least $350 million over claims that include breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets. “We […]

Deal’s third man

New York Post – “Malone’s a hybrid guy,” said one media mergers-and-acquisitions banker. “He operates Liberty with as much of a financial focus as a strategic focus and he looks at deals like a leveraged buyout investor would.” Indeed, Liberty […]

Hedge funds for the average investor

Bankrate.com  – Alternative assets are a good diversification tool because they’re generally not correlated to the stock market. This means when the market goes down, alternative assets may go up or stay the same and vice versa. Large investors such […]

Och-Ziff, Bain to Resume Performance Fees in 2010

Bloomberg – Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC and Bain Capital LLC plan to charge performance fees on hedge funds next year even if they fail to recoup their 2008 investment losses. Most hedge funds don’t levy the fees, usually 20 […]

Korea Beral shares rally on Icahn M&A hopes

Reuters – Shares in Korea Beral soared more than 11 percent after a unit controlled by activist investor Carl Icahn raised its stake in the car parts maker, fanning speculation about a possible unsolicited takeover bid. F-M International Ltd, which […]

John Paulson buying Citigroup shares: report

Reuters – Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who bet against financial companies after foreseeing the credit crisis, has been buying Citigroup Inc <C.N> shares over the past few weeks, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Paulson bought around a […]

UBP to Cut 10% of Workforce This Year as Client Assets Decline

Bloomberg – Union Bancaire Privee, the Swiss hedge-fund investor whose clients lost about $700 million with Bernard Madoff, plans to cut 10 percent of its workforce this year after assets under management declined. “UBP should reduce its staff by 10 […]

Another Lawsuit Targets Valhalla Investment Partners

Herald Tribune – Two investors who lost $750,000 in the implosion of Scoop Management have filed a lawsuit against investment managers Neil and Chris Moody, who ran the Valhalla Investment Partners L.P. hedge fund. Bruce M. Bell and Richard G. […]