But when it comes to China, the world's second-largest economy, the probability of a full-blown crisis is apparently so remote that hardly anyone will buy an insurance policy against it, no matter how cheap.» Read More
Plus, who will the government target next after Galleon Group? The Mad Money host says the investigation is just beginning.
If Mr. Raj Rajaratnam was trading on insider information, as authorities claim, apparently he was not very good at it, the New York Times reports.
The biggest commodity on Wall Street is information, and savvy players will do almost anything for it, the New York Times reports.
News of Raj Rajaratnam's arrest has shaken the secretive hedge fund world, in which market intelligence is often shared among Wall Street analysts, traders and other investors. The New York Times reports.
Carbon may be the next great investment opportunity but private capital is still trying to get its arms around around it. The ideal carbon investment structure may be a hybrid of private equity and hedge funds models.
A look inside one of alternative investment's best kept secrets: the Greenwich Roundtable.
Global stocks rose on Friday on renewed optimism over growth prospects after strong results overnight from IBM and Google. Ahead of Bank of America's earnings, experts told CNBC that investors should hold back on shorting financial stocks.
Hedge funds can be a force for good and should be protected against the corruptible force of … European Union regulations. That's the view of the Church of England, according to British media reports.
Find out why fund managers are pouring into this asset class.
Hedge funds, trying to separate themselves from the big Wall Street banks, are stepping up their efforts to head off new regulation from Washington. The New York Times reports.
Cramer has a plan to get you through.
If so, that may be just the vote of confidence that retail investors need to reenter the market.
It’s been four decades since the go-go years of the late 1960s, when hot mutual funds captured the imagination of investors by reporting performance that was too good to be true. It’s been so long that Bank of America seems to have forgotten what happened.
There’s an old legend that professional American baseball managers like to recount to young charges when introducing them to the pressures of the Big Leagues. The story starts with a young, struggling pitcher complaining to his coach about his lack of success in his rookie season.
As we approach the anniversary of some of the most cataclysmic failures in our economic history, we appear to be in perhaps no better position to manage the failure of an investment bank, a hedge fund or an insurance company than we were before.
This is familiar terrain for Oliver Stone: his father was a broker, and his 1987 film, “Wall Street,” became emblematic of an era of excess. Now he is here to make a sequel, to capture greed on celluloid all over again, set against the backdrop of the financial collapse.
Long before the Wall Street crisis, a few agile traders spotted signs that trouble was lurking at Lehman.
Investors take note: Fund managers can trump business fundamentals during a rally. Cramer explains how they do it.
Billionaire investor John Paulson made his fortune from the Wall Street crisis. Is he’s one step ahead of the curve, again?
Whether as a hedge against inflation or a safe haven in a perilous world, precious metals may not be precious anymore but they remain dear in the heart of prudent investors.
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Carlyle has raised $698 million for its dedicated Africa fund, nearly $200 million above its initial target.
Happy Wednesday. We now return to our regularly scheduled program of spring.
Major market averages may not have much further to fall before indicating that something considerably worse is in store.