Hedge Funds


  • Game Plan: Seller Burnout Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 7:12 PM ET

    Even the worst of news couldn't jolt investors Friday. Here's what it means for the market.

  • Cramer: This Game Is Rigged Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 7:52 PM ET

    Big money is manipulating the market, forcing the little guy to cash out. Here's how you survive.

  • Hedge Fund's Puzzling Payments to Former S.E.C. Target Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 3:52 PM ET

    Documents in a divorce case show that Pequot Capital Management or its C.E.O., Arthur Samberg, is paying millions to a figure in a notorious S.E.C. probe. But why?

  • Yahoo Holder to Push for Microsoft Search Deal Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 10:10 AM ET

    A major Yahoo shareholder, Ivory Investment Management, plans to push Yahoo to forge a search deal with Microsoft.

  • Kilduff: Expect Rebound In Oil Prices Early 2009 Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 9:22 AM ET
    John Kilduff

    Crude oil prices are now mired well below $50 per barrel, and they look to be heading lower still. While some of the price pressures are obvious, there is one that may be less so: hedge fund liquidations.

  • When Will Hedge Funds Stop Selling Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    It’s widely believed that forced selling from hedge funds led to Thursday’s market drop. But that might be changing.

  • Cramer: Buy Big Dividends Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    Looking for a safe stock that will pay you to wait out this terrible market? Here's one.

  • 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.

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