Hedge Funds


  • What Hedge Funds are Doing     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 5:33 PM ET

    The trade of the week will be Scripps Networks Interactive, says Anthony Scaramucci, Skybridge Capital. "We expect this stock to trade between $65 and $80 within 12 months," he adds.

  • Why Is Congress Investigating Insider Trading? Monday, 23 May 2011 | 10:54 AM ET

    Do not be so quick to dismiss the Congressional probe into insider trading at SAC Capital Advisors.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: ITT Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 7:03 PM ET

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

  • XLV Hits New Bull Market High     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 5:15 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital, shares his position on health care ETF XLV, the Gap, and his hedge fund trade of the week.

  • The Big China Bubble     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    James Chanos, Kynikos Associates president/founder, discusses why his hedge fund is assessing current projects in China because of a slowdown of growth in the country.

  • Hedge Funds Hot For AIG     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 12:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on AIG's re-IPO road show today in New York City. The company is one of the most shorted stocks in the market. And David Faber takes a look at Valueact's Cephalon stock purchase.

  • Kyle Bass, David Tepper: Play ‘Less Bad’ Assets Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 10:27 AM ET
    Wall Street sign

    Recently,  hedge fund magnates Mr. Bass and Mr. Tepper, the respective heads of Hayman Capital and Appaloosa Management, separately initiated bets on “less bad” assets—those assets which may be expected to see some cyclical improvement from a low base—as opposed to investing in those assets/markets which boast positive or favorable fundamentals, irrespective of outlying factors.

  • From the options market, trader JJ Kinahan explains.

  • Why Some Housing Indicators Are Misleading: Fund CEO Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Some of the indices used to "measure home prices are a little bit misleading," Don Brownstein, CIO and CEO of Structured Portfolio Management, the top performing hedge fund of 2010 with over $1 billion under management, told CNBC Monday.

  • Bet on a Housing Recovery?     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:20 PM ET

    Discussing the real estate market and its future outlook, with Don Brownstein, Structured Portfolio Management CEO.

  • How SAC Capital Works Now Friday, 13 May 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    The secretive hedge fund group SAC Capital has recently changed the way it operates.

  • Steve Cohen Didn't Go to Class Friday, 13 May 2011 | 12:28 PM ET
    Steve Cohen

    SAC Capital founder Steve Cohen isn't like the rest of us.

  • Everyone Thinks Raj Will Run Friday, 13 May 2011 | 10:54 AM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    Raj will run. If the attendees at the Skybridge Alternative Investments conference agree about anything it is this one core prediction: convicted insider trader Raj Rajaratnam will attempt to flee before he is jailed.

  • Big Banks Take Hit on Capital Surcharge Friday, 13 May 2011 | 8:01 AM ET
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    The world's biggest banks are likely to be hit by capital surcharges that increase progressively based on a lender's size, how connected it is to other banks and how easily it could be replaced in a crisis, global regulators have told the Financial Times.

  • Stocks Hit by Commodity Selloff     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew discuss whether speculators are getting washed out or the globe is slowing. Mark Fisher, MBF Asset Management, weighs in. "Ethanol is the most interesting commodity," he says.

  • Leon Cooperman is one of the smartest hedge fund guys out there, but he faces the same dilemma as all of his colleagues and for that matter everyone else with money to invest.

  • Brevan Shutters $600 Million Fund Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:39 PM ET

    Amid weeks of rumors that the firm was making personnel changes and returning capital to its investors, officials at the hedge fund Brevan Howard Asset Management have opted to close an equity strategies fund in the wake of its manager’s departure, say people familiar with the plans.

  • Hunting Alligators in Las Vegas Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:34 PM ET
    Las Vegas, Nevada

    For a newly launched hedge fund, networking with allocators is absolutely crucial. Without allocators, building enough capital to make a hedge fund really work could be extremely difficult.

  • Steve Cohen: Markets May 'Pause' This Summer Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:48 PM ET
    Steve Cohen

    Legendary hedge fund manager Steve Cohen expects that the markets will "pause" this summer.

  • Which Hedge Fund King Had the Best Table at Robin Hood? Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:42 PM ET

    The Raj Rajaratnam guilty verdict is a stark reminder the consequences of insider trading and knowing who your real friends are.

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