Hedge Funds


  • Hedge Fund Homes at a Discount Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 3:45 PM ET
    With housing at the forefront of the financial crisis, the high-end market is not immune. The national drop in home values and turmoil in the stock market have combined to put homes that were once highly attractive to the ultra-rich, such as hedge fund titans, in lower demand.However, in the face of multi-million dollar price reductions, these homes are beginning to offer potentially profitable (and in the mean time, prestigious) investments. With information from , these lavish homes in close p

    These lavish homes are typical of the Wall Street elite, and are also examples of some of the most significant price drops in the area over the past several months.

  • Cramer: Comp Committees Need to ‘Stand Up’ Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 3:43 PM ET

    Shareholders can only do so much, the Mad Money host says. Plus, get calls on today’s stock action, hedge-fund scandals and more.

  • Index vs. Managed Funds: Best Choice Now Could Be Both Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 1:23 PM ET

    Choosing between indexed and managed funds is really no choice at all: Investors who rely solely on one or the other these days are doomed to failure.

  • Financial Woes Plagued Galleon Informant Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 10:25 AM ET

    Roomy Khan, the central witness who brought down the Galleon hedge fund, is a former Galleon employee with a history of financial trouble who agreed to cooperate with prosecutors after she was caught making trades using inside information, the New York Times reports.

  • Cramer: No Sympathy for Execs Suffering Pay Cuts Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 3:22 PM ET

    Plus, who will the government target next after Galleon Group? The Mad Money host says the investigation is just beginning.

  • In Fraud Case, a Deal That Lost Millions Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 12:16 PM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    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.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    The biggest commodity on Wall Street is information, and savvy players will do almost anything for it, the New York Times reports.

  • Arrest of Hedge Fund Chief Unsettles the Industry Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 10:10 AM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    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.

  • Role of Private Capital Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 9:38 AM ET
    The Carbon Challenge

    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.

  • Greenwich Roundtable on Equity, Inflation & More Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 10:42 AM ET

    A look inside one of alternative investment's best kept secrets: the Greenwich Roundtable.

  • Market Tips: Hold Back on Shorting Banks Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 5:37 AM ET

    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.

  • Church Wants to Cast Out Hedge Fund Regulations Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | 8:35 AM ET
    Church of England

    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.

  • Cramer: What the Big Money's Buying Monday, 5 Oct 2009 | 6:40 PM ET

    Find out why fund managers are pouring into this asset class.

  • Funds Try to Ward Off New Regulations Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 10:11 AM ET

    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.

  • Surviving These Schizo Stock Swings Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009 | 7:18 PM ET

    Cramer has a plan to get you through.

  • Has the Press Turned Pollyanna? Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 7:34 PM ET

    If so, that may be just the vote of confidence that retail investors need to reenter the market.

  • Bank of America Sued over Mutual Funds Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | 10:42 AM ET
    Bank of America

    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.

  • Hedge Funds Returns Are Back, But Is Trust? Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | 7:16 AM ET

    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.

  • Roadblock to Preventing Future Failures and Bailouts Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | 1:00 PM ET
    Financial Crisis

    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.

  • Wallstreet

    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.

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