Hedge Funds


  • Sorry, You Can’t Raise Taxes on Big Hedge Funds Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 9:50 AM ET

    The debate over how to tax the income of hedge fund managers often turns on a very simple mistake.

  • UK Regulator Slaps Fund Manager With Biggest Fine Ever Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 3:09 AM ET

    The UK's Financial Services Authority yesterday issued the largest ever fine to an individual for market abuse and other offenses, imposing a penalty of 2 million pounds ($3.3 million) on Dutch hedge fund manager Michiel Visser.

  • Whale Watching on Wall Street     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan with a look at hedge funds through their 13F filings.

  • 'Twitter' Hedge Fund Navigates Early Market Turmoil Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 1:20 PM ET

    London-based hedge fund Derwent Capital Markets, dubbed “The Twitter Fund” because it uses tweets to help it predict market activity, turned in positive returns in its first official month of trading.

  • Hedge Funds Taking a Beating in Volatile Market Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 5:16 PM ET
    Private Equity Risk

    Some of the world's top hedge funds are continuing to suffer losses during the painful month of August amid heavy market volatility.

  • Tail Risk Takes Off     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the story on huge losses at John Paulson's hedge fund, and funds that are reaping big returns on market volatility.

  • Paulson's Hedge Fund Losses Mount Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 11:19 AM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    The largest hedge fund run by legendary manager John Paulson is down 21 percent for the year. The Advantage Fund, which has over $17 billion in assets under management, suffered losses between 10 and 11 percent since the start of August.

  • Mutual Funds Trade Heavily in Market Turmoil Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    Mutual fund portfolio managers have dramatically stepped up their trading activity in August, in some cases pressured by customer fund withdrawals, as the stock market's volatility has worried investors.

  • John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    New data obtained by CNBC shows Paulson & Co.’s flagship Paulson Advantage and Advantage Plus funds continue to see losses.

  • Paulson Flagship Funds Keep Losing Money in August Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 1:46 AM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    New data obtained by CNBC shows Paulson & Co.’s flagship Paulson Advantage and Advantage Plus funds continue to see losses.

  • Hedge Funds Dumping Favorites?     Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, explains why hedge fund managers are dumping their favorite stocks.

  • Dodd-Frank is primarily aimed at the banking system, but the shadow banking system is being forced into levels of disclosure that have discomfited some US hedge funds, the FT reports.

  • The ex-boyfriend of model Jerry Hall, Tim Attias, is being sued by the Rubicon Fund Management—the hedge fund he used to manage a portfolio at —after leaving to start a new firm, Reuters reported Thursday.

  • Hedge Funds Ahead of Crisis?     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, says most of the hedge funds de-risked coming into June. "When things get bad, everything starts to converge on each other," he says.

  • Philip Falcone

    Hedge-fund manager Phil Falcone accused AT&T and Verizon of interfering with LightSquared, a broadband startup in which he has invested about $3 billion.

  • Falcone's Big Bet: Lightsquared     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    Legendary hedge fund manager, Phil Falcone, Harbinger Capital Partners discusses the biggest bet of his career, building the next generation of wireless broadband.

  • There's no denying it, JPMorgan's intern class has been fun to watch this summer.

  • Hedge Fund Said to Bid for Dartmouth Student Essay Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:02 AM ET
    Ray Dalio, Founder, President & CIO at Bridgewater

    At a party in New Hampshire last week, one Dartmouth undergrad relayed a story to another about Bridgewater Associates. Apparently the former had chosen to abstain from the annual recruiting session that takes place over the summer for rising juniors and as a firm committed to probing the depths of any situation until they find the truth, Bridgewater wanted to know more. The hedge fund offered to pay the coed “$100 to write a statement explaining why she didn’t participate,” she told her friend, a proposition that sickened him.

  • Hedge Fund Dumps GS Shares     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on Lansdowne Partners dumping Goldman Sachs shares, and a look at a slowdown in Wall Street deal-making, with Donald Drapkin, Casablanca Capital founder and chairman.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Xerox Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 6:39 PM ET

    Where’s the fast money finding opportunity? In this regular feature Anthony Scaramucci aka The Hedge reveals his latest greatest pick!

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