Hedge Funds


  • Contrarian Investor Sees Economic Crash in China Friday, 8 Jan 2010 | 11:24 AM ET
    James S. Chanos

    James S. Chanos built one of the largest fortunes on Wall Street by foreseeing the collapse of Enron and other highflying companies whose stories were too good to be true. Now Mr. Chanos, a wealthy hedge fund investor, is working to bust the myth of the biggest conglomerate of all: China Inc.

  • Gavel

    One of the alleged tipsters in the Galleon hedge fund insider trading case could plead guilty as soon as Thursday, CNBC has learned, potentially becoming a key witness in the sweeping federal investigation.

  • Prosecutors to File New Indictment in Galleon Case Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 9:36 PM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    Federal prosecutors said they intend to file a new indictment against hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam, charged last year in a sweeping insider trading case.

  • Pros Vs. Joes Tuesday, 29 Dec 2009 | 7:35 PM ET

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

  • Madoff Released From Medical Unit, Returns to Prison Tuesday, 29 Dec 2009 | 6:21 PM ET

    Bernie Madoff is back in his Butner, NC, prison cell after a brief stay in the prison's medical unit, according to the Bureau of Prisons Web site.

  • Madoff Treated for Dizziness, Hypertension Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 5:13 PM ET

    Bernard Madoff remains under medical care for a seventh day at a prison medical center for dizziness and hypertension, the federal Bureau of Prisons said Thursday.

  • 2009: One Very Strange Year Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | 2:52 PM ET

    Don't get me wrong: with the S&P 500 up 23 percent for the year, it has been a very good year...the best return, in fact, since 2003, when the S&P was up 26 percent.

  • An Unwelcome Spotlight Falls on SAC Capital Wednesday, 16 Dec 2009 | 11:30 AM ET

    In the last two months, SAC Capital Advisors has turned into a $13 billion piñata.

  • Trial Set for April in So-Called 'Mini-Madoff' Case Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 3:29 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    A trial has been set for April 26 in the case of Arthur Nadel, the Sarasota, Fla., philanthropist and hedge fund manager who became the first alleged "mini-Madoff" when the six funds he managed went bust earlier this year.

  • Fighting the Ministry of Misinformation Thursday, 3 Dec 2009 | 7:15 PM ET

    Ever wonder why some of the economy’s biggest successes are painted as failures? Let Cramer explain.

  • Cramer: Tuesday's Market Action Explained Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 3:23 PM ET

    Well, as best the Mad Money host can anyway. No doubt stocks are sending some mixed messages.

  • How Big Money Rules the Markets Wednesday, 25 Nov 2009 | 6:11 PM ET

    Investors take note: Fund managers can trump business fundamentals during a rally. Cramer explains how they do it.

  • Hedge Funds Take Early Lead in Warren Buffett's 'Big Bet' Wednesday, 25 Nov 2009 | 12:50 PM ET

    Warren Buffett is losing his decade-long $1 million "big bet" against a collection of hedge funds, but it's still early in the race.  Buffett hopes his "tortoise" will catch up over the next nine years, erasing an early lead for the "hare" after a tough year for everyone.

  • Executives Kept Wealth as Firms Failed, Study Says Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | 11:18 AM ET
    Wall Street

    Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers paid their executives largely in stock, and that stock lost most or all of its value when those companies collapsed. But three professors at Harvard - citing a study - dispute that executives at Bear and Lehman were wiped out along with their companies. The New York Times reports.

  • Gold Prices to See Correction in 2010: Analyst Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | 5:35 AM ET

    Gold prices continue to make fresh highs but there could be a possible correction come 2010, warned Bill McQuaker, head of equities & director of multi-manager funds at Henderson Global Investors.

  • Soros Hedge Fund Takes Stake in Ford Motor Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 4:21 AM ET

    Soros Fund Management, the hedge fund run by billionaire investor George Soros, increased its holdings in U.S. stocks to $6.2 billion from $4.2 billion and bought a stake in Ford Motor.

  • Paulson Funds Report Q3 Performance Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 1:39 PM ET

    John Paulson’s hedge fund group, the Paulson Funds, had another strong, if not spectacular quarter, according to an investment letter obtained by CNBC.

  • Inside the Mind of T. Boone Pickens Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 2:30 PM ET
    Boone Pickens

    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens has made headlines with his clean energy plan for America. But what you haven't heard is the 81-year-old's plan to stay mentally and physically fit.  Neuroscientists who have studied his brain say it appears to function like someone half his age. 

  • For Sale: Alibis for Hedge Funds Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | 9:11 PM ET

    Money managers hire this company to keep their deals, and their consciences, clean.

  • Administration Rejects Plan to Buy Fannie Mae Credits Saturday, 7 Nov 2009 | 10:07 AM ET

    The Obama administration on Friday rejected a proposal by Goldman Sachs to buy as much as $1 billion in tax credits from Fannie Mae, saying the deal would have amounted to a net loss for taxpayers, the New York Times reports.

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