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Penn fund lost, but other Ivies lost more

Philadelphia Inquirer – The University of Pennsylvania’s endowment fund lost a lot less than other big Ivy League schools during the grim financial year ended June 30. That’s a switch for the better at the West Philadelphia campus of the […]

Grand jury: Ind. man deliberately crashed plane

Philadelphia Inquirer – A federal grand jury indicted an Indiana investment adviser Tuesday on charges of deliberately crashing his small airplane in the Florida Panhandle to try to fake his own death as part of a plan to escape financial […]

Epic shutters top hedge fund

Globe and Mail – Epic Capital Management Inc. is closing its flagship hedge fund in what could be the precursor to a number of shutdowns in the troubled industry. The Toronto firm’s assets tumbled from $300-million to $200-million as markets […]

Hedge Fund Launches Venus Index Plus Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Venus Capital Management, Inc. has launched the Venus Index Plus Fund. The general objective of the Fund is to outperform the S&P CNX Nifty India Index without changing the weights in the Index. Venus Capital, […]

Putin Denies Knowing of Banned Hedge Fund Manager Bill Browder

Bloomberg – Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he’s “never heard of” Bill Browder, founder of the hedge-fund firm Hermitage Capital Management Inc. who has been barred from Russia since November 2005. “I never heard of that name before,” Putin said […]