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Corporate Armor to Fight Hedge Fund Bullies

CFO.com – At 12:01 a.m. this morning, the Securities and Exchange Commission pushed out a new "emergency" disclosure rule that requires hedge funds and other large investors to disclose their short positions. The mandate is one of three new SEC […]

Hedge fund’s Chanos-financials have seen the worst

Reuters – Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos, who makes money betting that companies’ stock prices will fall, said financial stocks have probably seen the worst and his fund has fewer short positions now than it did in the past. "We […]

Hedge Funds Gone Wild

CNBC – Hedge funds have more control over stock prices than market and business fundamentals, Cramer said yesterday during Wednesday’s show, but now it looks like at least two companies are fighting back. Yesterday Cramer explained how massive hedge fund […]

US hedge fund buys $US162m BHP stake

The Age – Third Point, the New York-based hedge fund run by Daniel Loeb, bought a stake in BHP Billiton worth $US162 million at the end of June, adding the world’s largest mining company to its portfolio. Third Point, known […]

Icahn’s Activist Funds’ Slim Returns Supply Cause to Deactivate

Bloomberg- Carl Icahn has hit the roughest patch of his hedge-fund career. His $7.9 billion in hedge funds fell 7 percent between October and April, the biggest peak-to-trough loss since the funds opened in November 2004, according to investors. That […]