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Credit Suisse – Penalty…Pleas?

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  Credit Suisse, one of the world’s leading banks with operations in 50 countries, was just reprimanded by U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder. The U.S. Justice Department accused Credit Suisse AG with helping wealthy Americans dodge paying taxes. As evidence…

Real Estate Hedge Funds Top Performing Funds

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Deepak Narula Beats Funds With 500% Gain: Mortgage Hedge Fund and Blackstone latest Real Estate Fund Raised Record $13.3 Billion.  Metacapital Management LP, the New York-based firm he founded in 2001 after leaving Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., is up 34…

Hedge Funds Cut Bullish Commodity Bets

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Hedge funds cut bullish commodity bets as prices drop – via Businessweek Hedge funds decreased their net-long positions across 18 U.S. futures and options by 1.7 percent to 1.307 million contracts in the week ended Sept. 18, halting two weeks…

Hedge Funds Fueling These Energy Stocks

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Hedge funds top 10 energy stock picks via Insider monkey Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC).  Anadarko produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids primarily in the U.S., and trades at 16 times expected earnings for 2013. Anadarko rose as…

David Einhorn Talks About Hedge Funds – Hedgeho

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David Einhorn, in an interview with CNBC, implied that the Federal Reserve’s policy of zero interest rates is making it difficult for everybody. David Einhorn, in an interview with CNBC, implied that the Federal Reserve’s policy of zero interest rates…

Manny Roman Calls For US Hedge Fund Regulation

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Emmanuel Roman ( Manny Roman)  also  says that hedge fund managers are overpaid.  Roman said  “of course hedge fund managers get paid too much and one cannot justify the levels in finance versus other jobs”. Read European Regulations To Plan To…

Hedge Funds Bet On Big Bonds Sell Off

Leading hedge fund managers are betting on a significant sell-off in German government bonds in the coming months after a sharp fall in yields on the debt paper driven by a flight to safety in the eurozone Leading hedge fund…

Survey – Hedge Funds Gaining Popularity

Nearly one third of institutional investors said they have too much cash on hand and not enough money invested in hedge funds, according to a poll released by Russell Investments. Survey – Hedge Funds Gaining Popularity  Pension funds, endowments and…

European Hedge Fund Survey

European Hedge Fund Survey. Largest hub for European hedge fund investment is  UK – nearly 40% of European institutional investors in hedge funds. Switzerland Hedge Funds Switzerland follows the UK with 22% of hedge fund investors located there. Switzerland’s investor…

Hedge Funds Play With House Money

Hedge Funds Back To Mortgage Backed Securities Having already shorted the euro, hoarded gold and loaded up on Apple stock and hedge funds are now placing large bets on the housing sector “Given where the housing market is and the…

Tribune Co. Bankruptcy

Tribune Co  bankruptcy plan would turn over ownership to holders of the company’s loans, hedge funds Oaktree Capital Management LP and Angelo, Gordon & Co and JPMorgan Chase The owner of 23 television stations and publisher of the Chicago Tribune…

Hedge Fund Managers Who Made Money In May

Some hedge funds were winners last month, including people who expected bad news and profited when it came as they expected John Burbank’s Passport Capital is up 20 percent for the year, thanks largely because he has never been more…

Top Hedge Fund Manager Losses in May

Hedge funds suffered big losses in May Ackman’s Pershing Square down 7% in May Third Point funds lose ground last month Paulson gold fund tumbles 12%, although other funds gain Bill Ackman and Daniel Loeb – two of the $2…

Recent Offshore Law For Hedge Funds

 Recent offshore case law – recognizes an investor’s right to seek a “just and equitable” windup of a fund when it has gone into lockup mode and ceased to take in new subscriptions or make redemptions Tens of billions of…

Mutual Funds Vs Hedge Funds

Mutual Funds Push To Ban Hedge Fund Ads The mutual fund industry wants the SEC to impose restrictions on advertising by hedge funds and private equity funds Hedge funds will soon be able to advertise broadly to the public thanks…

How Hedge Funds Beat Banks Again

Besides Hedge Funds Hiring Top Traders They Trick Them How this hedge fund pull a fast one Weinstein  didn’t know it, but he had just hooked the London Whale. Lasst November, and Mr. Weinstein, a wunderkind of the New York…

How Hedge Funds Won From Trade Gone Wrong

At the beginning of February 2012, Boaz Weinstein bought Markit CDX North American Investment Grade Series 9 10-Year Index (IG.9) credit default swaps, with a December 2017 maturity. He told the Harbor Investment Conference days later that these CDS’ were…

Most Important Lessons From Hedge Fund Conference

Annual Ira Sohn foundation invites a group of esteemed money managers to present investment ideas to raise money for pediatric cancer and other children’s illnesses. And every year, those ideas are picked over by investors like jackals around a carcass.…

Hottest Women In Hedge Funds Maneet Ajuha

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Hot hedge fund author who parties with the top hedge fund titans Her book “The Alpha Masters,” which highlights the stories, insights and lessons of industry titans such Ray Dalio, David Tepper, John Paulson, David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, Jim Chanos…

How All These Hot Hedge Fund Managers Keep In Shape

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Photos: Hedge Fund Titans and their workout or College Sport  Dan Loeb, George Soros, Falcone and many ohers Personally, Petra loves to run but last summer a friend mentioned that his colleagues began doing these DVD-Workouts in office.  It worked,…

Hedge Funds Profit from JP Morgan’s $2.3 Billion Loss

Hedge Funds Gain from trading loss When you hear the word “lunch” don’t assume you’re doing all the eating. Wall Street Journal reported Friday that $7 billion BlueMountain Capital Management and $35 billion BlueCrest Capital Management were among the firms…

In Hedge Funds This Week

Matrin Curry fined $14 Million Regulators Fine Martin Currie $14 Million British and U.S. regulators have fined asset manager Martin Currie a combined £8.6 million ($13.9 million) for failing to manage a conflict of interest between two of its clients.…

Hedge Funds Flying High

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Big chips! (Woo!) We off in Vegas drinking and partying We got chicks in swimsuits modeling We in the twin stretch Maybachs dipping low The way the wrist shine it’s so magical So far 5 months in it’s been sunny…

Hedge Fund Industry Is Now Bigger Then Ever Before

The hedge-fund industry is bigger than ever before, after a market rally helped lift assets under management to a record. Total hedge-fund assets surged to $2.13 trillion at the end of the first quarter, beating the previous high of $2.04…

Hedge Funds Who are the Biggest NY Political Donors

Hedge fund Managers gave $23.4 million dollars to state and local politicians from the start of 2005 throughout this year February. 1.James Simons  Renaissance Technologies  $4,198,377.69 This is a quantitative hedge fund has over $15 billion in assets under management…

Hedge Fund Missed it Again? Or Did they…

This could mean two things: The market is still confounding the hedge fund guys. Bloomberg notes that some of the best performing shares in the rally have been those of such companies as Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), and…

Hedge Funds Cashing In Some of Their Chips

Hedge funds returned 5 percent in the first two months of the year as the European Central Bank’s 1 trillion euro  cash injection boosted assets across the board. Some star names recorded huge gains. Crispin Odey’s Odey European fund gained…

Wealthiest Managers In Hedge funds By Net Worth

 Wealthiest Managers In Hedge funds By Net  Worth Hedgeho.com Including top hedge-fund managers – George Soros, John Paulson, Ray Dalio,  David Tepper, James Simons, Stephen Schwarzman, Bruce Kovner, John Arnold, Edward Lampert. George Soros Net Worth $22 B Age: 81…

Chinase Prototypes Of Hedge Funds

Wealthy Chinese investors are turning to “sunshine” private trusts, the prototypes of hedge funds in the communist nation, as the property market cools, stocks slump and bank-deposit rates fail to match inflation.   China’s private trust-fund assets tripled to 138.3…