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Success of managed futures is a mixed bag

Chicago Tribune – Strong returns are a mixed blessing this year for investment funds that specialize in trading futures contracts. While the stock market plunged about 35 percent, managed futures funds posted annual returns of about 16 percent, according to […]

Executive leaves hedge fund Citadel

Reuters – A Citadel Investment Group LLC executive who ran an unprofitable credit investment group for the large hedge fund company has resigned, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. Joe Russell, who was instrumental in making Citadel’s […]

Citadel, SAC Capital Get Pick of Casualties as Carnage Worsens

Bloomberg – Balyasny Asset Management LP recruited more than 30 money managers and analysts from competing hedge funds in the first eight months of the year, exceeding its total for all of 2007. “We have been aggressively looking for talent, […]