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Ex-Man team backs Bayswater hedge fund relaunch

Reuters – Bayswater Asset Management, a computer-driven hedge fund shut down last year after big losses during the credit crisis, has relaunched after revamping its risk management controls, its new backers said on Wednesday. San Francisco-based Bayswater had initially been […]

Texas already regulates hedge funds

Dallas Morning News – There are 200 hedge funds in this area, putting the Dallas area third behind only New York and San Francisco in the number of hedgies. Most have offices in the Crescent, Preston Center and in Plano. […]

Pandora Media Founder Sees Company’s First Profit Next Year

Bloomberg – Pandora Media Inc., the free online- radio service that generates playlists based on users’ musical preferences, aims to be profitable next year for the first time since the company started in 2000, founder Tim Westergren said. Revenue may […]

Children’s Investment Fund Sells Mastercard, Buys Rival Visa

Bloomberg – Children’s Investment Fund Management UK LLP, the London-based hedge fund founded by Christopher Cooper-Hohn, sold off its shares in Mastercard Inc. and added shares of rival credit-card network Visa Inc. in the fourth quarter. Children’s sold its 5.95 […]

Emerging Hedge Fund Managers Get Fee Cuts Through Philanthropy

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) -Hedge fund admin provider, Variman LLC, and Hedge Funds Care are working together offering discounted monthly service fees to emerging hedge fund managers who donate the standard set-up fee to Hedge Funds Care on behalf of […]

Is now the right time for open source in hedge funds?

CNET News – I’ve blogged about Marketcetera before, a cool open-source hedge fund trading platform. Later this week I’ll be posting an update after I interview the Marketcetera team, but keep bumping into stories that make me wish the interview […]

Chairman of Hedge Funds Care to Ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – President and Chairman of Hedge Funds Care (HFC), John Budzyna, will preside over the Closing Bell to mark the 11th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit to be held at Cipriani […]

Fed, ECB prepare to tackle deflation head-on

Reuters – Officials from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank on Sunday vowed to fight the damaging effects of deflation as the global economy suffers a deep and lengthy recession. In just a few months, central bankers’ concerns […]