Hedge Funds


  • French Pave Way for EU Hedge Fund Deal Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 7:06 AM ET

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  • Despite the recent run-up in stocks, Kyle Bass, managing partner of Hyman Capital, thinks other asset classes are better for investors.

  • Stocks are Cheap Compared to Bonds: Hedge Fund CEO Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 11:40 AM ET

    "For corporate debt there is kind of a tug-of-war between what yields are and what spreads are. Spreads are still pretty wide, above average. Yields are pretty much as low as they've been in leveraged credit," Tannanbaum said.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Becton Dickinson Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | 5:43 PM ET

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

  • Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman told CNBC Tuesday he will donate most of his fortune to charity in order to help needy people get out of poverty.

  • The SEC’s focus on high frequency traders should be instead on the proliferation of high frequency products. The traders are the good guys in the Man versus Machine debate. My worries are about the 30-some sponsors of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) who are said to be creating all sorts of new ready-to-exploit pricing inefficiencies in small capitalization stocks, sectors, industry ETFs, ETF futures, ETF options, and ETF fund-of-funds.

  • Bill Gross: Say Goodbye to Double-Digit Returns Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | 9:00 AM ET
    Bill Gross

    The "new normal" means saying goodbye to double-digit returns, as leverage and deregulation are "fading from the horizon and their polar opposites are in the ascendant," Bill Gross, managing director at Pimco, wrote Wednesday in his October investment outlook.

  • Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    That there is no clear indication of whether Vanity Fair's piece is intended strictly as comedy may give us some insight into the current state of affairs in hedge fund land.

  • Halftime: Hedge Fund Giant Bets Big on This Hot Stock Tuesday, 28 Sep 2010 | 1:47 PM ET

    David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital upped his stake in this stock.

  • For decades, public pension funds have bankrolled the private equity industry. Now, frustrated by what it sees as expensive fees and lack of transparency at private equity firms, one state has decided on a do-it-yourself approach. The NYT reports.

  • 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.

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