Hedge Funds


  • Natural Gas Boom Coming—But So Are Major Obstacles Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010 | 4:36 PM ET

    The US may be entering a golden age of natural-gas use.  Yet despite its huge potential, there are two major obstacles facing the industry—low prices and a push by Washington toward renewable energy.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: A Retrospective Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010 | 6:59 PM ET

    Since starting his weekly segment, Anthony Scaramucci has made many calls; a lot were good and a few were not-so good. Following you'll find his 2010 picks and how they performed.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Ingram Micro Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010 | 6:12 PM ET

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

  • The Rise of the Hedge Funds Monday, 27 Dec 2010 | 12:39 PM ET

    Google n-grams shows the rise of public awareness of hedge funds. What seems clear, to me, is that hedge funds are getting far more attention than they deserve and investment banks not enough, given their relative importance to the broader economy.

  • Cramer: Trading the Final Five Days of 2010 Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | 7:01 PM ET

    There’s some history in the last week of a year that gives investors an idea of what to expect.

  • Top 3 Hedge Fund Trends for 2011 Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | 6:00 PM ET

    Investors last quarter poured the most amount of money into hedge funds since 2007, so what will the smart money do in 2011 and should you follow along?

  • Your Tweets Could be Worth Millions Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | 9:51 AM ET

    Starting in February, a group of very bold hedge fund managers are launching a multi-million dollar hedge fund whose strategy relies on one very unusual market indicator: your Twitter account.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Broadridge Financial Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 | 6:00 PM ET

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

  • Smart Money Secrets: Hedges’ Top Trades For 2011 Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 5:45 PM ET

    Where’s the smart money secretly finding opportunity in 2011? Anthony Scaramucci of SkyBridge spills the beans!

  • Three Hedge Funds Stand Out in 2010 Performance Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 1:43 PM ET

    It's been an extremely choppy year for markets, and hedge funds have been no exception. Even though the S&P is on pace to be up about eleven percent, many hedge funds are lagging, with the industry average hovering closer to 4 percent, according to hedge fund research. Nonetheless, there were some standout performances.

  • The good news about yesterday's arrests is that federal authorities only arrested people who, if the allegations are correct, are truly bad guys.

  • AMD Says It Is the Victim of Insider Trading Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 5:09 PM ET

    No doubt more than a few eyebrows will be cocked when the eyes below them come across Advanced Micro Devices statement that it was the victim of insider trading.

  • Value Tax Likely for Off-Shore Hedge Funds Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 4:09 PM ET

    If you run a hedge fund domiciled in the Cayman Islands or Bermuda (as many are) you are not happy with the bankers who advised Novartis on its deal to acquire the 23 percent of Alcon it doesn‘t already own.

  • While hedge fund employees breathed a sign of relief today when they learned that none of their numbers had gone down in the big insider trading sweep today, a close read of one of the criminal complaints filed in federal court today reveals that New York hedge funds have a mole in their midst.

  • iPad

    One of the technology executives arrested Thursday in an insider trading sweep allegedly leaked advanced information about Apple’s iPad and revamped iPhone.

  • A sigh of relief went out as authorities announced new insider trading charges against five people Thursday.

  • Meet Walter Shimoon Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 12:53 PM ET

    Walter Shimoon is one of the suspects arrested on Thursday in connection with the government's latest insider trading crackdown.

  • Appeals Court Upholds Freeze on Stanford Employee Funds Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 2:20 AM ET
    Allen Stanford

    A federal appeals panel has upheld a freeze on the assets of more than 300 employees of Texas financier Allen Stanford, who is charged with running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme involving fraudulent certificates of deposit. 

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Enzon Pharma Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 6:25 PM ET

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

  • US Widens Stanford Probe to Brokers Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 6:26 AM ET
    Allen Stanford

    US securities regulators have broadened their investigation into the alleged $8 billion Ponzi scheme run by Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire, to include brokerage executives who invested their clients’ money in Stanford International Bank products, reports the Financial Times.

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