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American Express up Over 8% After Stake Announced by Activist Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – When it was announced on Friday that activist hedge fund ValueAct Capital Management had secured a $1 billion stake in American Express (NYSE: AXP), it was natural to expect a bounce in the stock and bounce […]

JPMorgan’s future in hedge funds

FierceFinance – Not too long ago we were lamenting the trend by top investment banks to move into hedge funds and alternative investments in general. Buying hedge fund firms and launching them internally didn’t work out so well for Citigroup. It […]

Hedge Fund Peers Come to Merkin’s Defense

TheStreet.com – Two contemporaries rushed to the defense of hedge fund manager Ezra Merkin, who is reportedly being investigated by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo after his investors lost billions of dollars linked to disgraced money manager Bernard Madoff. […]