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  • How Twitter Has Transformed Trading in Commodities Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:38 AM ET
    Farmer Zach Hunnicutt tweeting.

    As more farmers tweet about everything from crops to weather conditions, commodities traders are picking up market-moving information in an instant.

  • Poll: Would You Invest in Fund That Uses Twitter? Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:37 AM ET
    Twitter

    As a London hedge fund prepares to start making investment decisions based on tweets, we want to know if you would invest in a fund that uses such a strategy.

  • Hedge Fund to Predict Markets Using Twitter Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Last fall, Indiana University informatics professor Johan Bollen stumbled upon an astonishing connection:  That the social network Twitter could predict swings in the Dow Jones Industrial Average with 87 percent accuracy. 

  • 10 Reasons To Be Bullish on Hedge Funds Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 2:16 AM ET

    'Bullish sentiment on market performance, flows and industry dynamics were the clear messages conveyed by the investors,' Deutsche Bank said.

  • Hedge Fund Titans Struggling to Outrun S&P Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 12:26 PM ET

    Some of the best-known hedge funds have struggled this year to outperform the stock market, with many turning in 3 percent or 4 percent year-to-date returns during a period where the S&P 500 was up nearly 6 percent.

  • For Hedge Fund Baron, Trial Poses a Steep Risk Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 10:11 AM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam co-founder of the Galleon Group hedge fund.

    When Raj Rajaratnam was a hedge fund baron managing billions of dollars and being lionized as one of Wall Streets savviest investors, he was asked what made him so successful. A decade later, Mr. Rajaratnam is taking the biggest calculated risk of his life. The New York Times reports.

  • Goldman CEO Could Testify in Galleon Trial Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 6:13 AM ET
    Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of The Goldman Sachs Group, is sworn in while testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Investigations Subcommittee on Capitol Hill.

    Lloyd C. Blankfein has emerged as a possible witness in the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam, the NY Times reports.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: RadioShack Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 6:13 PM ET

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

  • Fast Money, March 3, 2011     Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • In separate interviews, Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, Warren Buffett, and Sam Zell all predicted that the dollar will face tough sledding in the months to come, affecting everything from Americans' standard of living to the growth of the smallest developing countries.

  • Dollar's Dominance to End: Hedge Fund Titan Dalio Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 10:22 AM ET
    Ray Dalio, Founder, President & CIO at Bridgewater

    The dollar's dominance in the world will diminish, due to increased pressure from emerging markets to slow their economies over the next 18 months, Ray Dalio, founder & CIO of Bridgewater Associates told CNBC.

  • The Weird World of Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Hedge Fund Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 8:45 AM ET
    Ray Dalio, Founder, President & CIO at Bridgewater

    The stories coming out of Bridgewater Capital, the largest hedge fund in the United States, keep getting more bizarre.

  • 225 Hedge Funds in 'Billion Dollar Club' Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 1:02 PM ET
    Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    If a billion dollars is what’s cool, then some 225 hedge funds deserve the accolade this year.

  • Top 10 Hedge Funds Make $28 Billion Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 11:40 AM ET
    George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC

    The top 10 hedge funds made $28 billion for clients in the second half of last year, $2billion more than the net profits of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Barclays and HSBC combined, according to new data.

  • Rajat Gupta

    The Securities and Exchange Commission's charges against ex-Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta on insider trading is yet another blow to investor confidence, Matthew Halbower, CEO and chief investment officer of hedge fund Pentwater Capital Management, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Middle East in Crisis: a Worst-Case Scenario Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | 3:00 AM ET
    An international oil tanker passes through the Suez canal in Ismailia, Egypt.

    The Middle East crisis will lead to an 'energy shock' for the West, increasing stagflation, David Murrin, author of "Breaking the Code of History" and hedge fund manager, said.

  • Oil Supply-Side Shock Would Hurt: Economist Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 8:35 AM ET
    Oil Rig

    There is rarely a happy ending when the price of crude jumps sharply, Stephen King, the chief economist at HSBC in London, said.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Alere Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 5:36 PM ET

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

  • Cathy Zoi

    Apparently Cathy Zoi, the Secretary for Energy and Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, has left the Obama Administration and will now be working for the private equity firm Silver Lake, which has partnered with George Soros's firm to invest in, you guessed it, "the energy and resource sectors."

  • Disney Inside Trader Sentenced to Home Confinement Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 3:00 PM ET
    Gavel

    A former executive assistant at Disney who schemed with her boyfriend to sell secrets about the company's finances has been sentenced to four months of home confinement.

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