Hedge Funds


  • Still Few Women in Management, Report Says Tuesday, 28 Sep 2010 | 6:51 AM ET

    Women made little progress in climbing into management positions in this country even in the boom years before the financial crisis, according to a report to be released on Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office, writes the New York Times.

  • Hedge Fund Trade Of The Week: Carter's Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 6:06 PM ET

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

  • The kind of people who like to attribute movements of stock indexes to causal events were busy attributing Friday’s rally the remarks of David Tepper on Squawk Box.

  • Market Quote: Is QE2 Really Bernanke's Bluff? Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 3:25 PM ET

    Last Friday’s CNBC appearance by hedge fund manager David Tepper garnered much interest among the capital market pros, particularly since it seemed to generate a wave of buying interest that pushed stocks up sharply in the day’s trading. (See my piece, “Who Let the Bulls Back In?” )

  • The Incredible Robustness Of David Tepper Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 1:11 PM ET
    David Tepper

    Jessica Pressler's amazing New York magazine feature on Appaloosa Management founder David Tepper reveals, between the lines, the secret formula of the hedge fund trader's success: buying assets without leverage.

  • Note to Institutions: I Can Save You $600 Million Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 8:51 AM ET

    Why hedge funds are dead.

  • Ackman Could Lose New York Real Estate Bet Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 3:07 PM ET
    The Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village apartment complexes in New York, NY.

    Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman may find himself on the losing side of a multimillion dollar bet on a big and storied piece of New York City real estate.

  • Hedge Fund Managers Set Up for Next Acts Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 8:19 AM ET

    There have been plenty of mulligans in the rarefied realm of hedge funds these days, the NYT reports.

  • Tracing Trades Through Electronic Maze Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 1:49 PM ET

    How does an order flow? How does it actually execute? Who facilitates the trade?

  • A lot of hedge fund managers—including, most recently, Third Point’s Dan Loeb taken to criticizing the Obama administration in recent investor letters. Today Michael Lewis does a splendid job mocking these outbursts with satire.

  • HFT: The Good and the Bad Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 5:02 PM ET

    More than half of all stock trades are the result high-frequency trading. Does that put the system at risk?

  • The Key Players Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:53 PM ET

    There are nearly 50 trading venues. Customers can interact in all of them--making today's trading so complicated.

  • Man Vs. Machine: Editor's Introduction Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:45 PM ET

    There's a whole new universe of new places to trade and new players doing the trading. How has it changed, and why? What does it mean for you?

  • Inside the Machine Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:45 PM ET

    An editor's journey into the world of high-frequency trading and proprietary algorithms that make or break markets.

  • The ETF Monster Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:43 PM ET

    Worries about the role ETFs play in changing the nature of how people invest and the market’s high correlation to itself.

  • Glossary Of Terms Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:42 PM ET

    The Flash Crash of May 2010 illustrated how much the stock market has changed in recent years, exposing a new generation of players and trading systems. Here's a glossary of keywords and definitions.

  • James Simons

    James Simons, founder of the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, said his firm canceled some orders and stepped away from trading.

  • Jim Simons: Market 'Resilient,' Not Going Much Lower Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 1:19 PM ET

    In an exclusive, CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down one-on-one with Jim Simons, the hedge fund legend behind Renaissance Technologies.

  • The recent rally in equities cannot be sustained as the markets are "really schizophrenic" right now, said Kirby Daley, senior strategist at Newedge Group on CNBC Monday.

  • Paulson & Co Hit by US Economic Woes Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 11:52 AM ET

    Paulson & Co, the world’s third-largest hedge fund manager, has seen another painful month thanks to growing fears over the health of the US economy. The FT reports.

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