Hedge Funds


  • Hedge Fund Manager Loeb Challenges Navy Seals to a Race Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 10:46 AM ET
    US Navy Seals

    Pretty sure this means Loeb wins the "who is more macho" challenge among hedge fund managers.

  • Hedge Fund Manager's Formula: Cheap + Value = Buy Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 6:27 PM ET

    Joel Greenblatt's "magic formula" for investing is to buy shares of good companies that are very cheap right now.

  • Bull Market Still Unlikely: Chief Strategist Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 6:08 AM ET

    Sharp positive moves in stock markets are not necessarily a sign of strength and are unlikely to prompt a bull market in the current volatile environment, Christian Gattiker, chief strategist at Julius Baer, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • A Gold Rush Wanes as Hedge Funds Sell Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 10:03 AM ET

    Hedge funds, which have been ratcheting down their positions in gold futures since early August, were quickly named as the culprits in the latest sell-off, the New York Times reports.

  • Hedge Fund Launches Outpace Liquidations     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 5:38 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital discussing whether funds are better hedged than in 2008, and if U.S. economy is headed for a recession.

  • Five Stocks John Paulson Is Betting On Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 4:04 PM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    John Paulson has been getting a lot of attention recently — and not the good kind.

  • Management Shakeup at Soros Hedge Fund Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 12:23 PM ET
    George Soros

    Soros Fund Management, the $25 billion hedge fund co-founded by legendary investor George Soros, has named Scott Bessent as its new CIO, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.

  • How Goldman Sachs Lost One of Its Crown Jewels Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 10:47 AM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Goldman Sachs is shuttering the hedge fund that was once one of its crown jewels.

  • Delta One Desks Are Big Moneymakers Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 3:43 AM ET
    NYSE trader

    The $2 billion trading loss that has rocked the Swiss banking giant UBS has also cast a spotlight on a relatively unknown but increasingly profitable corner of Wall Street — Delta One desks.

  • The Perfect Hedge: How to Trade Volatility Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 5:24 AM ET

    Trading volatility as an asset class — that is, speculating on the frequency of market movements — is a seriously complex undertaking, so much so that some fund managers who specialize in it struggle to explain it to even sophisticated institutional investors.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett says the two new money managers he hired will be paying taxes at a much higher rate now that they'll be getting a salary from Berkshire Hathaway, but they're not bothered "one bit."

  • Hedge-Fund Managers Talk About Obama's Tax Hike Plan Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 12:01 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Many of the hedge fund managers at the Delivering Alpha conference are not pleased with Barack Obama's proposal to raise taxes on carried interest. But they're hardly panicking about it either.

  • Delivering Alpha: Are Hedge Fund Fees Justified? Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    The debate circles around one fundamental point: when it comes to justifying fees, hedge fund size matters.

  • Meredith Whitney

    An economy under constant barrage from housing, price inflation and debt concerns actually has created investment opportunities, banking analyst Meredith Whitney said.

  • After he scooped up more than 5% of Yahoo, activist hedge funder Daniel Loeb of Third Point immediately began calling for much of Yahoo's board to fire itself.

  • Does the Deficit Matter? Three Quick Takes Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 8:20 AM ET

    What can be done about the ballooning U.S. deficit? Here's a preview of what three panelists are going to say.

  • Ackman to Reveal Investment at 'Delivering Alpha' Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 5:50 AM ET

    Bill Ackman can always be relied on to provide a little excitement in investing circles. His lunchtime presentation at CNBC and Institutional Investor’s Delivering Alpha conference today will be no exception. The founder and CEO of hedgefund Pershing Square Capital Management will unveil his latest investing idea.

  • Sector Winners & Losers     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    Industrials are up and energy is down. A look at the highest and lowest performing sectors, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Bears Take On the Markets     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 2:02 PM ET

    Is the worst over? Debating whether the market has priced in a bottom, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management CEO, and Axel Merk, Merk Investments president/CIO. Also, CNBC's Brian Sullivan with a look at key economic events on the horizon.

  • At Wednesday's CNBC-sponsored Delivering Alpha investor conference in New York, a wide swath of experts will converge to talk about how to survive and thrive in such a difficult environment.

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