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Top Hedge Fund Managers Do Well in a Down Year

The Ledger – The financial crisis may have turned much of Wall Street’s wealth into dross, but a select group of hedge fund managers has managed to maintain a golden touch that might make King Midas blush. As major markets […]

Icahn Ups His Stake in Yahoo, Stocks Rally

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist investor Carl Icahn purchased another 6.8 million shares of Yahoo stock last week at a price tag of about $67 million, further boosting his already vast stake in the company to almost 5.5 percent.  According […]

Porsche runs down hedge funds

Globe and Mail – Since many hedge fund managers like to drive Porsche roadsters, it’s somehow appropriate that the German auto maker just ran them down. The European hedge fund community took a pounding Monday covering short positions in Volkswagen. […]

Living on the hedge

Business24-7 – With the UAE stock markets in turmoil it is vital investors re-examine their portfolios. This week the Abu Dhabi and Dubai stock exchanges suffered their worst trading sessions for almost seven months while Dh65 billion has been wiped […]

Funds risk heavy losses from binge investments

Financial Times- Private equity and hedge funds risk suffering massive losses from a binge of investments in the troubled North American automotive industry. Many of the funds saw turnround opportunities in the sector in 2005 and 2006 when suppliers were […]