Hedge Funds


  • This hedge fund outperformed macro peers Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 2:29 PM ET
    Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates.

    Bridgewater has posted modest, positive returns this year as other hedge funds that bet on macroeconomic trends have faltered.

  • Hedge fund Coatue to return $2 billion amid volatility Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Hedge fund Coatue will return $2 billion to investors after volatility caused losses.

  • Tech carnage hits hedge funds     Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly looks at why hedge funds have been hit by the sell-off in the tech sector.

  • BOSTON, April 8- Hedge fund Coatue Management plans to return as much as 35 percent of its assets to investors this summer after its $7 billion flagship ballooned in size.

  • Hedge fund Coatue responds to tech volatility     Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC.com Senior Writer John Jannarone talks about why $7 billion is too much for Coatue Management to handle.

  • BOSTON, April 7- Hedge fund manager John Paulson's returns dipped in March, hurt in part by losses in the gold market, two people familiar with the numbers told Reuters on Monday. The Paulson Advantage Plus Fund dipped 7.4 percent last month, cutting its year-to-date gains to 2.6 percent.

  • With full coffers, Cohen's SAC tries on new name Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:31 PM ET

    Point72 Asset Management, the former SAC Capital, launched Monday with about $9 billion in funds and a year-to-date return of close to 10 percent.

  • Who the biggest hedgies are holding     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu digs into the holdings of some of the biggest hedge fund companies.

  • Point72 Asset Management launches     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    SAC Capital Advisors officially changed its name to Point72 Asset Management and became a family office managing $9 billion to $10 billion of Steven Cohen's money, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Steven Cohen of previously titled hedge fund SAC Capital still faces failure to supervise charges by the SEC. The famous hedge fund becomes Point72 Asset Management Monday, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • The SEC regularly examines a wide range of financial institutions including brokerages and clearing houses to ensure compliance with federal securities laws. The SEC already has examiners who specialize in funds, but historically the agency has focused on public asset managers such as mutual funds that have been highly regulated since 1940..

  • Blackstone to buy manufacturer Gates for $5.4B Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Private equity firm The Blackstone Group will buy industrial products maker Gates Corp. for $5.4 billion, according to Gates' owners.

  • Loeb urges Sotheby's shareholders to back his slate Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    BOSTON, April 4- Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb on Friday urged Sotheby's investors to support his board slate, arguing he and his fellow nominees would be better able to reinvigorate the auction house from within after years of poor governance.

  • Hedge funds' secret weapon is ex-Obama advisor Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    Austan Goolsbee

    Hedge funds and other Wall Street firms have used an unlikely counselor for the past year: a former top economist for President Obama.

  • Loeb: 'Failed' board dragging down Sotheby's stock Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Activist investor Dan Loeb said Sotheby's stock slide is the result of what he called "failed leadership by the board of directors."

  • Tech stocks, once highfliers, drop; Nasdaq sinks Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A slump in Internet and other technology stocks pulled the broader market lower Friday, as traders turned on the same companies they flocked to earlier this year. Google, Netflix and other pillars of the Internet economy took a beating. The jobs report wasn't the culprit, said Uri Landesman, president of the hedge fund Platinum Management.

  • *NYSE stock positions using leverage hit record high. LONDON/ PARIS, April 4- Hedge funds are borrowing record amounts of money to fund bets that stock markets will continue rising, creating conditions that could accelerate price falls if those leveraged positions are hurriedly closed.

  • Hedge funds meet the masses     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Henry Davis, Arden Asset Management president, discusses his plan to bring alternative offerings to the retail investor, claiming these options offer investors more choices.

  • April 4- Billionaire investor Steve Cohen- owned SAC Capital Advisors LP's lawyers proposed to retain corporate adviser and former federal prosecutor Bart Schwartz as a compliance consultant while the hedge fund pleads guilty to insider trading charges.

  • MF Global customers to recoup full $6.7 billion owed Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 2:58 PM ET
    MF Global sign is seen in the office building where MF Global Holdings Ltd have offices in Manhattan on November 1, 2011 in New York.

    Nearly 26,500 former customers of MF Global Holdings' bankrupt brokerage will recoup all $6.7 billion they are owed, its trustee said.

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