Finance Hedge Funds


  • Lehman Leverage Still Too High, Einhorn Says Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 1:45 PM ET

    The level of risk on Lehman Brothers Holdings', balance sheet remains too high despite moves to improve its balance sheet strength, hedge fund manager David Einhorn told Reuters Monday.

  • Einhorn Weighs In on Lehman, Recent Media Attention Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    David Einhorn, hedge fund manager of Greenlight Capital, has been making waves in the media spotlight recently by eagerly sharing his thoughts on the financial trouble facing Lehman Brothers.

  • Food Is Gold, So Billions Invested in Farming Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 10:24 AM ET

    Large private investors have been buying commodities in recent years, but now some are going further and buying actual farmland, says The New York Times.

  • Lehman Battles an Insurgent Investor Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    For eight months now hedge fund manager David Einhorn has been betting on Lehman Brothers being the next Wall Streeet giant to fall - and has not been quiet about it. The New York Times reports the reasons for his prediction and Lehman's reaction.

  • GMAC's Mortgage Unit Gets Cash to Stay Afloat Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    Residential Capital said Tuesday that parent GMAC and private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management agreed to inject more than $1.4 billion in cash, a move that may help the struggling mortgage lender stay solvent.

  • Europe Preview: Where Is Man Group Headed? Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    In late March, Man Group predicted funds under management should exceed $75 billion with profits up 52 percent to top $1.8 billion. It will be interesting to see how CEO Peter Clarke views the prospects for the rest of the year when the numbers hit the tape at 8:00 CET.

  • Fund Manager Convicted, Faces Up to 710 Years Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 6:08 PM ET

    A former hedge fund manager was convicted Wednesday of leading an investment scheme that caused clients, ranging from former NFL players to his mother, to lose millions of dollars while he spent the money on jewelry, real estate and a $500,000 wedding.

  • John Kilduff

    Regardless of the cause of current price levels, there are, incredibly, more losers in this situation than seems imaginable. Consumers, transportation companies, and the airlines are the easy ones to identify in this camp.

  • A Wish List for Fixing Wall Street Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 10:57 AM ET

    One of the hedge fund industry's most successful asset managers is calling for more regulatory scrutiny of Wall Street.

  • Metals and Plastics Markets Are Getting Scrappy Monday, 5 May 2008 | 1:09 PM ET
    Worker in an Alcoa plant.

    First came copper, then oil, wheat, fertilizer and coal. Now the surging global economy is clamoring for yet another commodity: rusting cars, refrigerators and washing machines.

  • Big Investors See Recession, Wall Street Depression Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    The U.S. economy may be in a funk, but that's nothing compared with the pall hanging over Wall Street.

  • Hedge Fund Investing and Politics Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 11:52 AM ET
    Barack Obama

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  • Bloomberg Says Not Interested in Newspaper Business Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 11:56 AM ET

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Monday he is not entering the newspaper business, after media reports said he could be a possible suitor for New York Times.

  • Trian Says Wendy's Rejected Two Takeover Offers Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 9:14 AM ET

    Nelson Peltz's Trian Partners said Friday that it will seek a special meeting of Wendy's International shareholders after being informed that two takeover offers for the company by Trian and Peltz's Triarc Cos Inc had been rejected.

  • Wall Street Winners Get Billion-Dollar Paydays Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 1:45 PM ET

    Last year's best hedge fund managers reaped astounding profits.

  • Larger Prey Are Targets of Phishing Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    An e-mail scam aimed squarely at the nation’s top executives is raising new alarms about the ease with which people and companies can be deceived by online criminals.

  • Investor Sues Blackstone for Lack of Transparency Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 3:26 AM ET

    An investor in Blackstone Group sued the private equity and real estate firm Tuesday, contending it violated federal securities laws through statements made in its initial public offering documents, according to the law firm that brought the case.

  • Hedge Fund Favorites Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    The only thing more-closely guarded than their identities are their trades. That is, until now. Here are the stocks held most near and dear by the most followed hedge funds!

  • Which Traders Scored Big Betting Against Housing? Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 3:25 PM ET

    Millions of Americans may be facing the prospect of losing their homes, but a handful of fund managers have become the best paid in their industry -- taking home 10-figure paychecks last year -- by betting against mortgages.

  • $2 Billion Activist Hedge Fund Suspends Withdrawals Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 12:34 PM ET

    Pardus Capital Management, an activist hedge fund with over $2 billion in assets, said it suspended investor withdrawals in the face of slumping values of some of its investments.

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