Hedge Funds


  • Bolton's China Hedge Fund Performance Disappoints Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 2:23 AM ET
    Investors watch a display at a stock exchange in Huaian, Jiangsu Province, China.

    Anthony Bolton, one of the UK's best known and most successful fund managers, said the recent performance at his Fidelity China Special Situations fund <FCSS.L>. had been "disappointing."

  • Big Name Hedge Funds Brace for a Rough Ride Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 9:22 PM ET

    Hedge fund managers are preparing to enter the second half of the year with plenty to be bearish about – and not much, it seems, to make money from. The FT reports.

  • Upsets Hit Merger Arbitrage Investors Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 1:31 AM ET

    Merger arbitrage investors are braced for a second consecutive month of losses with a string of unexpected upsets leading to a difficult period for the hedge fund strategy, the FT reports.

  • Hedge Fund Star Strategy     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 11:23 AM ET

    One of the rising stars in the hedge fund industry shares some investment advice, with Patrick Wolff, Grandmaster Capital.

  • Wall Street Braces for New Layoffs as Profits Wane Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 12:17 AM ET

    Faced with weak markets and uncertainty over regulations, many of the biggest Wall Street firms are preparing for deep cuts in jobs and other costs, the NYT reports.

  • Public pension funds managing the retirement and health care benefits of teachers and firemen are pouring money into hedge funds, as much as doubling the money they allocate to the industry, in a desperate attempt to bridge the funding gap in their plans.

  • Next Black Swan: 40% Drop in S&P?     Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    Discussing fear in the markets and whether stocks are headed for a major correction, with Rob Lutts, Cabot Money Management CIO, and CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Hedge Funds: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:39 AM ET

    Hedge funds are a type of investment fund that operates with different regulatory constraints than other funds, such as mutual funds, pension funds and banks. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy describes how these funds are structured, how they operate, and the incentive fees managers earn from them.

  • Victor Neiderhoffer’s Amazing Atlas Statue Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 1:41 PM ET
    Victor Neiderhoffer

    Hedge fund manager Victor Neiderhoffer commissioned this statue of Atlas holding the world aloft. It presumably stands on property near his mansion in Weston, Connecticut.

  • Grassley & the Case Against SAC     Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the latest details on the Carlyle Group's IPO; and discussing insider trading charges against hedge fund manager, Steve Cohen, with Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-IA).

  • Suspicious Pre-Deal Trades Fall Sharply Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:11 AM ET

    The level of suspicious trading ahead of UK mergers and acquisitions fell sharply last year to 21 percent, the lowest level since 2003, as regulators around the world intensified efforts to combat insider trading, the FT reported.

  • Obama And the Shadow Ideology of Hedge Funds Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 2:09 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The notion that hedge fund managers turned against President Barack Obama because he called them "fat cats" a year and half ago is prompting derision.

  • Five Things Obama Can Do to Win Hedge Funds Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:12 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama is trying to win back Wall Street executives and hedge fund managers.

  • Too Big to Fail, or Too Trifling for Oversight? Sunday, 12 Jun 2011 | 10:05 AM ET

    Financial companies have paraded into the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve  to say they are not large or risky enough to threaten the financial system, the New York Times reports.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Hewlett-Packard Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

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

  • An Absurd Result in the Goldman Huddle Case Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 3:31 PM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    The most absurd legal case against Goldman Sachs has now come to an even more absurd conclusion.

  • Minds of Mega Asset managers     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on discussions with asset managers attending the KBW Conference on whether they're willing to take risk again.

  • Will Google Start Buying Back Its Stock? Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 4:06 PM ET

    A few words from Google executives last week have some investors wondering if the Mountain View, California-based Internet giant might start buying back some of its own stock.

  • Grassley Took SAC Capital Political Cash Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 2:08 PM ET
    Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    As we explained a few weeks ago, Senator Charles Grassley is not investigating the hedge fund SAC Capital. He's investigating the government's investigation of SAC Capital.

  • Grassley's Investigation Into the SEC Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 10:11 AM ET
    Senator Charles Grassley

    As we explained a few weeks ago, Senator Charles Grassley is not investigating the hedge fund SAC Capital. He's investigating the government's investigation of SAC Capital.

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