Hedge Funds


  • Sen. Chuch Schumer

    Why are Chuck Schumer of New York and Max Baucus of Montana pressuring the Commerce Department to take action against China for currency manipulation? Officially, the Senators are concerned with the plight of U.S. manufacturers.

  • Michael Burry Is Buying Gold And Agricultural Land Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 12:40 PM ET
    Farmer picking weeds

    Not surprisingly, former Scion Capital head Michael Bury is not exactly bullish on the US equity markets.

  • It's not just the Volcker Rule.

  • Pros Vs. Joes Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | 9:34 PM ET

    You don’t have to work on Wall Street to play in the major leagues.

  • K-Call Preview: Forget Friday's Jobs Number Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | 5:49 PM ET

    Want a sneak peak at Gary Kaminksy's daily post, 'Kaminsky's Call'? Well, you're in luck because the veteran trader told the "Fast" desk what's in store for K-Call.

  • Hedge Fund Trade Of The Week: Heinz Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | 5:48 PM ET

    Where’s the fast money finding opportunity? In this regular feature Anthony Scaramucci aka The Hedge reveals his latest greatest pick!

  • Negativity Does Not Equal Sincerity Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 5:57 PM ET

    Investors, take note: Bears have motives just as bulls do.

  • Investors Say Which Hedge Funds Are Their Favorites Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 4:52 PM ET

    The report, based on investor responses, has York Capital Management edging out last year's winner Bridgewater Associates, a fund with more than $50 billion under management.

  • Why Wall Street Is Deserting Obama Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 10:20 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    That the honeymoon between Washington and Wall Street has turned to bitter recriminations is not news, given that the administration had long pledged to revamp Wall Street regulation in the wake of a crisis that rattled the global financial system. The NYT reports.

  • Second Leg of Crisis Beginning: Hedge Fund Manager Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 5:38 AM ET
    NYSE Trader

    September and October hold bad news for stock markets and banks remain overleveraged as we head into the second leg of the financial crisis, says Pedro De Noronha of Noster Capital.

  • Kaminsky's Call: Position Yourself as A Contrarian  Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | 10:37 AM ET

    It is very possible that everything you've been hearing this month about the future has been wrong. Position yourself now as a contrarian so when the all-important fourth quarter rolls around, you're not stuck in everyone else's misguided summer camp.

  • When the Fundamentals Just Don’t Matter Friday, 27 Aug 2010 | 8:13 PM ET

    Cramer lists the forces that can drive stocks in this ever more complicated market.

  • That Thing I Said? Off the Record! Thursday, 26 Aug 2010 | 2:02 PM ET

    Hedge fund folks seem to have some thin skin when it comes to the press. Here are two examples.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: General Dynamics Monday, 23 Aug 2010 | 5:34 PM ET

    Where’s the fast money finding opportunity? In this regular feature Anthony Scaramucci aka The Hedge reveals his latest greatest pick!

  • In S.E.C. Fraud Suit, Texas Brothers Stand Firm Monday, 23 Aug 2010 | 9:29 AM ET
    Sam and Charles Wyly

    Accused of securities fraud in a 78-page complaint, the Wyly brothers say they were victims of bad advice, reports The New York Times.

  • Hedge Fund Heavyweight Paulson Makes New Housing Bet Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | 3:57 PM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    John Paulson, who manages the $31 billion Paulson & Co. fund, has made a "stalking horse" bid of $42.4 million to acquire the assets of Engle Homes, which includes land and lots in Arizona targeted for more than 8,000 homes, and nine completed residences.

  • Pellegrini Scaling Back Hedge Fund Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | 3:27 PM ET
    Paolo Pellegrini

    Paolo Pellegrini, an architect of the most lucrative bets on the housing bust, is dramatically paring back his hedge fund, according to someone familiar with the matter.

  • Spying for Profits: Sat Images Give Investors Edge Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | 12:31 PM ET

    Hedge funds, commodity traders and other investors are using satellite photos of parking lots,  farm fields and ports to analyize consumer behavior, crop growth and shipping trends. These images can provide a competitive edge when it comes to tracking retail sales, agricultural yields and international trade.

  • New Big Brother: Market-Moving Satellite Images Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 2:15 PM ET

    As part of a growing trend among hedge funds and Wall Street firms, Cold War-style satellite surveillance is being used to gather market-moving information.

  • Icahn Boosts Energy Investments, Sells BlockBuster Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 1:40 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn invested in the energy sector in the second quarter even while pursuing more high-profile targets like Motorola and Lions Gate Entertainment, according to a regulatory filing Monday.

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