Hedge Funds


  • Farrell: Maybe The Hedge Funds Have Sold Enough Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 9:06 AM ET
    Vince Farrell

    November 15 was the date for notifying your hedge fund if you wanted out at the end of the year. Hedge fund guys are as smart as any group around, and it seems they were selling well in advance of that date so as not to get caught when the door closed.

  • Chanos: Don't Fret Unwind, Beware China, Eye Debt Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    Don't sweat hedge funds unwinding, avoid China plays, and take a look at debt ... that's what one legendary investor and short-seller is telling investors.

  • Quiz Cramer Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | 9:45 PM ET

    Iowa students get the Mad Money host to answer their questions.

  • Which Hedge Funds Are In Trouble? Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 8:44 PM ET

    Hedge Funds will finally show their hands as they are set to release updated holdings information this week. This information could shed some light on whether forced liquidations plagued hedge funds and exacerbated the troubles in "Black October" and what positions have changed.

  • Two Major Hedge Funds to Be Liquidated by Tontine Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 2:03 PM ET

    Tontine Partners, one of the largest and most successful hedge fund families, is now liquidating two of its major funds, Tontine Capital and Tontine Partners, CNBC has learned.

  • A Goldman Sachs hedge fund that launched in January with over $6 billion under management lost close to $1 billion by September, according to the Financial Times.

  • Flight Out Of Mutual Funds Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 6:34 PM ET

    Chances are when you open your mutual fund statement you don’t like what you see. Most funds are down and by double digits. But are you cashing out?

  • No Redeeming Qualities Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 4:17 PM ET

    For weeks the traders have been telling you that hedge fund redemptions have been driving the market lower. But that could be changing.

  • Proceed With Caution Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 6:39 PM ET

    There’s growing concern that the next shoe is about to drop in the financial crisis. Wait until you hear where it could hit!

  • Three Reasons Why Stocks Have Become So Volatile Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 4:16 PM ET
    Traders at SIG Specialists trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange talk among themselves shortly after the opening bell Monday, April 18, 2005, in New York.  Stocks regained some stability Monday following a three-day selloff as strong first-quarter earnings and a pair of merger announcements lent some support to a market battered by worries about economic growth.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    When volume is light—as it typically is in bear markets—the actions of a relatively small number of investors can have a profound impact on stock prices.

  • Pickens: I'm On Sidelines ... $100 Oil in 2009 Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 10:56 AM ET

    He's been knocked down before, he intends to recover again, but for now, Boone Pickens is out of the market.  The oil industry legend's BP Capital has been slammed by the credit crunch, shrinking by about 60 percent so far this year.  That's a drop of some $2 billion since it peaked in late June.

  • Farrell: Try And Look Beyond The Moment Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 11:35 AM ET
    Vince Farrell

    It's hard to drain the swamp when you are up to your butt in alligators. We are seeing a margin call on hedge funds of unprecedented proportion. But then we have seen unprecedented growth in the number of hedge funds.

  • Sell Block: Unhappy Hour Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 7:57 PM ET

    Ever wonder what's causing those wild final-hour fluctuations we've seen recently? Cramer explains.

  • Investors Flee as Hedge Fund Woes Deepen Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    The gilded age of hedge funds is losing its luster. The funds, pools of fast money that defined the era of Wall Street hyper-wealth, are in the throes of an unprecedented shakeout, says the New York Times.

  • Who’s Caught Holding Lehman Bag? Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 6:35 PM ET

    There’s chatter that an aftershock could rock Wall Street this week. But this kind of ripple has nothing to do with geology.

  • Hedge Fund Manager to Bankers: So Long, Idiots Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | 12:13 PM ET

    The manager of a successful hedge fund which made money betting against the financial and property sectors called bankers and traders who took the other side of his bets "idiots" in a farewell letter and urged high achievers in business to live their lives otherwise than glued to their Blackberries.

  • Sell Block: Hedge Funds Cash In on AIG Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 7:37 PM ET

    That means, if you own the stock, it's time to cash out.

  • Highland Capital To Close Its Crusader Fund Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    In the midst of ongoing concerns about hedge fund losses and liquidations, Highland Capital has told investors that its closing its Crusader fund, CNBC has learned.

  • Hedge Fund Woes: Troubles at Citadel, Highland Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 7:26 PM ET

    Hedge fund losses and liquidations spooked markets today, and some of the biggest names in the mix are Citadel and Highland.

  • Today's Top Videos: AIG, Wells Fargo CFO & More... Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    AIG's former CEO said the company has “more than enough” assets to cover the $85 billion loan it received from the U.S. government, while inflation numbers took an unexpected turn for the worse and retail sales slumped again in September. Following are today's top videos:

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