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Hedge fund DE Shaw fires 25 support staff-sources

Reuters – DE Shaw & Co, one of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, fired about 25 administrative and support staff on Tuesday and reassigned other employees in an effort to boost efficiency, people familiar with the situation said. The […]

What If Washington Bailed Out of Bailouts?

Business week – The idea certainly seemed all right to throngs of Americans who were outraged by news that American International Group (AIG) paid out millions of dollars in executive bonuses after it was rescued with taxpayer cash. But would […]

Aozora Net Falls 75% as Fees, Hedge Fund Returns Drop

Bloomberg – Aozora Bank Ltd., the Japanese lender controlled by U.S. buyout fund Cerberus Capital Management LP, said first-quarter profit fell 75 percent as fees declined and returns on investments in hedge funds withered. Net income dropped to 9.33 billion […]