Hedge Funds


  • Prosecutors Want 150-Year Sentence for Madoff Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 7:16 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff mugshot

    Disgraced investment manager Bernard Madoff will be seeking leniency at his sentencing on June 29, according to a letter his lawyer filed with US District Court in New York.

  • Negativity Does Not Equal Sincerity Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 7:28 PM ET

    Investors, take note: Bears have motives just as bulls do.

  • Hedge Fund Comeback Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 5:49 PM ET

    Are hedge funds making a comeback? New reports suggest that after months of losses they may be turning a corner.

  • Hedge Funds Could Trigger the Next Crisis: UK Regulator Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 7:05 AM ET
    Lord Adair Turner, chairman of the Financial Services Authority

    Hedge funds were not responsible for the current credit crisis, but could cause the next financial crisis if they are not under the right regulatory control, Lord Adair Turner, chairman of the Financial Services Authority, told CNBC.

  • Madoff Lawyer Seeks 12-Year Term for Swindler Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 9:57 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff mugshot

    Disgraced investment manager Bernard Madoff will be seeking leniency at his sentencing on June 29, according to a letter his lawyer filed with US District Court in New York.

  • Financial Overhaul Likely to Fail: Hedge Fund Honcho Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 8:09 AM ET

    Market manipulators are bound to find a way around sweeping reforms proposed for the financial services system, hedge fund manager James Chanos told CNBC.

  • This Week’s Sell-Off Explained Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009 | 7:07 PM ET

    Wondering what happened to the rally? Cramer puts stocks’ sudden declines into perspective.

  • Swan Song: Why Nassim Taleb is Still Wrong Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 11:42 AM ET
    The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb
  • 'Critical Time In The Price Of Gold,' Says Adami Thursday, 11 Jun 2009 | 5:54 PM ET

    It’s a critical time in the price of gold and I think we’re at the precipice of something big, says Guy Adami. Personally, I think the move is...

  • Gavel

    Exactly a year after swindler Samuel Israel III disappeared, the girlfriend who helped him has been sentenced to four months of home confinement.

  • May Was Good to Hedge Funds—But How's The Future? Sunday, 7 Jun 2009 | 4:28 PM ET

    Hedge funds posted their best monthly performance in a decade in May, taking advantage of rallying stock markets and distressed opportunities across the board, according to the latest numbers from the Absolute Return Composite of hedge fund indices.

  • Investing in Lawsuits, for a Share of the Awards Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | 10:12 AM ET

    A small but growing number of investors are using their money back parties in a lawsuit, helping companies avoid some of the risks and costs of litigation in exchange for part of any money paid out when the case is settled or resolved by a court.

  • Petitioning the SEC Friday, 29 May 2009 | 9:43 PM ET

    Cramer wants the uptick rule reinstated, and he has found some friends to join his cause.

  • Debate Club: Education Stocks – Buy or Sell? Friday, 29 May 2009 | 9:29 PM ET

    Investors might not have to choose yea or nay to profit, Cramer says.

  • Wealth Funds Aren't as Wealthy After All: Report Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 6:29 AM ET

    The fall in asset prices brought on by the financial crisis has shrunk the size of sovereign wealth funds belonging to oil-rich countries and Asian exporters, the World Street Journal reported on Wednesday on its Web site.

  • Private Equity Fund to Pay $20 Million in Pension Probe Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 2:58 PM ET

    The Carlyle Group, one of the nation's largest private equity funds, has agreed to pay $20 million and make other reforms to resolve its role in an influence-peddling scandal at New York's public pension fund.

  • The move, which the dealers can appeal, is likely to cause devastating affects in cities and towns across the country as thousands of jobs are lost and taxes are not paid.

  • Administration Weighs Pay Standards for Banks Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 1:49 PM ET

    The Obama administration wants government to have a say in how financial institutions pay their employees and is working to change Wall Street practices so that compensation is more closely tied to performance over time.

  • Robin Hood Event Adjusts to Tough Times Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 10:50 AM ET
    George Soros

    The Robin Hood Foundation’s spring fund-raising event has long set the pace for charity benefits, raising tens of millions of dollars from publicity-averse hedge fund moguls who engaged in raucous bidding wars. That was then, this is now.

  • Funds To Learn They Will Take Part in PPIP Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 6:23 AM ET

    The Treasury will likely notify a group of asset managers later on Wednesday that they were chosen to take part in the first wave of the Public-Private Investment Program funds, CNBC has learned.

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