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  • Hedge funds get clobbered by 'diabolical' market Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Hedge funds continued to be burned in April by volatility in tech and other stocks following losses in March.

  • April 16- London- based Armajaro Asset Management lost nearly a quarter of assets at its largest commodities fund in the first quarter, the latest sign that edgy investors have continued to withdraw cash from the sector after weak returns, documents show.

  • April 16- London- based Armajaro Asset Management lost nearly a quarter of assets at its largest commodities fund in the first quarter, the latest sign that edgy investors have continued to withdraw cash from the sector after weak returns, documents show.

  • Getting 'the call' at Galleon     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC.com contributor and former Galleon Group trader Turney Duff talks about how he learned about Wall Street's dirty little secret: insider trading.

  • LONDON, April 16- United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedge funds have since reduced their influence to the lowest level since 2008..

  • Ackman gives $17M to Harvard to study behavior Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 3:34 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Bill Ackman wants the world to have a better understanding of why people act the way they do.

  • Data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed hedge funds in Europe managed a record $476.2 billion by the end of March, surpassing the previous high of $473 billion hit in October 2007, as investors look to tap into the region's gradual recovery.

  • Outlook for pensions is pretty awful: Bridgewater Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    People, mostly union and retired city workers, protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse, October 23, 2013, Detroit, Michigan.

    An estimated 85 percent of public pensions could fail in 30 years, according to controversial new research by Bridgewater Associates.

  • April 15- Hedge fund Elliott Management reaffirmed its $3.36 billion offer for network gear maker Riverbed Technology Inc after being rebuffed twice, saying it remained "extremely interested" in acquiring the company. The stock had touched a high of $22.76 in February after Elliot raised its initial bid by $2 to $21 per share.

  • April 15- Hedge fund Elliott Management reaffirmed its $3.36 billion offer for network gear maker Riverbed Technology Inc, saying it remained "extremely interested" in acquiring the company. Riverbed rejected Elliott Management's raised bid in February, saying the offer undervalued the company.

  • Hedge fund deleveraging hits tech stocks: Pro     Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 3:35 AM ET

    Aoifinn Devitt, founder and principal at Clontarf Capital, says hedge funds have "flexed their muscles" over the past nine months.

  • Hedge fund Balestra to lose two of three key execs Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:38 PM ET
    James Melcher, Balestra Capital

    Balestra Capital, the hedge fund firm founded by James Melcher in 1979, is set to lose two senior leaders.

  • Loeb's $14.5 billion hedge fund Third Point currently owns a 9.6 percent stake in Sotheby's and started a proxy contest earlier this year, putting Loeb and two other people forward as directors.

  • Hedge fund manager dodges subway fare—for 5 years! Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    A high-flying executive managed to dodge paying the full fare on his daily commute for five years and paid back £43,000 ($72,000) he owed.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, April 11- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing Herbalife Ltd, the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid scheme, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

  • Hedge fund net exposure way down     Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    Jon Kinderlerer, Credit Suisse, provides insight on trimmed net exposure at hedge funds which suggests a "clear move to the defensive."

  • Big shorts in Twitter, Priceline & Amazon     Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    A big broker report shows hedge funds are putting on big shorts in Twitter, Priceline and Amazon, with the FMHR traders.

  • SAC judge makes historic insider trading statement Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    Signage for SAC Capital Advisors at its offices in Stamford, Conn.

    Five months after its initial terms were set, a historic criminal settlement between SAC Capital and prosecutors was approved Thursday.

  • CNBC's Kate Kelly reports a federal judge has approved a criminal insider trading settlement between the Southern District of Manhattan and SAC Capital.

  • The sentencing marks the end of an era for SAC Capital, a hedge fund that last year managed $15 billion but found itself in federal investigators' cross-hairs. An indictment unveiled in July alleged systemic insider trading took place at SAC Capital involving the stocks of more than 20 publicly-traded companies from 1999 through 2010..

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