Hedge Funds


  • How Cramer Was 'Fooled' By Bank of America Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host explains how the financial institution acted in a way he didn't see coming.

  • Why Barack Obama's Hedge Fund Tax Hike Won't Work Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:34 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Barack Obama’s plans to reduce the budget deficit by raising taxes on hedge fund managers show that he’s more interested in political theater than responsibly dealing with the budget.

  • BlackRock's Larry Fink Wants to Be 100% in Stocks Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 4:52 AM ET
    Larry Fink

    Larry Fink, one of the world's  most high-profile investors, would like to put all his money in equities at the moment.

  • From Monaco: What Are Fund Managers Buying? Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 4:35 AM ET
    Mutual Funds

    When the going gets tough, the tough...err... head to Monaco. The world's largest fund managers headed to Monaco Tuesday to discuss the issues closest to their hearts.

  • Risk Management Key in Financial Innovation: Report Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 5:20 AM ET

    Investors have been disappointed by popular financial innovations, including portable alpha and structured products, and current innovations, including Exchange Traded Funds, could be storing up risks for the future, according to a new report by Principal Global Investors and Citi.

  • President Barack Obama

    Last night Obama headed to the Upper East Side to wine and dine Wall Street.

  • The Madness of the Venture Capital Exemption Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:29 AM ET
    Confused man

    When Congress granted the Securities and Exchange Commission new powers to require private investment funds to register and make disclosures, it ordered the agency to create an exemption for venture capital funds. But the carve-out is so complex, many venture capital funds might just decide it isn't worth the hassle.

  • The SEC's New Hedge Fund Rules Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:12 AM ET
    Government Regulation

    The new rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange yesterday requiring hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds register and make periodic disclosures to the agency fail at most basic level: They simply lack a cognizable purpose.

  • Trash Talk From Trichet, Sunny Skies in Switzerland Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:01 AM ET

    The European Central Bank's Trichet sees red, and hedge funds see problems in Mexico. It's your Thursday FX Fix.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Best Buy Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 6:36 PM ET

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

  • Tobey Maguire

    Tobey Maguire and other celebs are being sued by a group of hedge fund investors, who say Maguire and others won cash in an illegal poker ring, which belongs to them.

  • 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.

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