Hedge Funds


  • Fed Sells 42 AIG Bonds in Auction Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 4:04 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve said it auctioned off 42 mortgage-backed bonds it acquired as part of the rescue of American International Group Inc. The bonds had a face value of $1.326 billion.

  • Hedge Fund Trade Of The Week: Nike Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 6:09 PM ET

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

  • What Every Investor Should Know About Qatar Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 4:16 PM ET
    The Palm Tower, Al Bidda Tower, and The Burj Qatar in Doha, Qatar.

    Finding Qatar on a map may be as difficult as learning how to pronounce the country's name.  But analysts say that shouldn't stop investors from targeting the small desert nation—as long as they understand the business culture .

  • John Kinnucan

    As the fallout from the government's huge insider-trading investigation continues to spread, an analyst at the center of it is trying to collect a bill owed him by a former client, hedge-fund giant Citadel—which may also be under investigation.

  • Julian Robertson, founder and former CEO of Tiger Management

    After a ten-year hiatus, Julian Robertson is finally reopening Tiger Management to outside investors, Lawrence Delevingne at AR reports.

  • US Regulators Divided on 'Too Big to Fail' Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 12:37 AM ET

    US officials are split on how many financial institutions should be branded systemically important, say people familiar with inter-agency talks, amid desperate lobbying by non-bank financial groups to avoid the designation, the Financial Times reports.

  • 25 Hedge Managers Earn as Much as 441,400 Americans Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 2:37 AM ET

    Ten years ago, when the hedge fund industry was much smaller than it is today, it took 25 hedge fund managers to earn a combined annual payday of $5 billion.  Last year, it took only one, the New York Times reports.

  • Federal Reserve Rejects AIG Offer to Buy Mortgage Assets Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it was declining an offer from American International Group to buy the mortgage-related assets it holds in its Maiden Lane II portfolio.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    In the witness stand yesterday, former Galleon portfolio manager Adam Smith told jurors about the world inside Raj Rajaratnam's hedge fund.

  • Crisis In Japan Costs Man Group $2 Billion Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 10:09 AM ET
    Rescue workers carry a body from the rubble in Rikuzentakata, Japan.

    Londons Man Group performed an nifty feat of media management today.

  • Cities in Asia Play Key Roles in Hedge Fund Club Sunday, 27 Mar 2011 | 10:58 PM ET

    Hong Kong and Singapore have doubled in size as centres for the world’s biggest hedge funds over the past 12 months — at the expense of London and New York. The Financial Times reports.

  • Hedge Funds Crave Bonds That Almost Killed AIG Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    Top hedge fund managers are eager to bid on subprime-mortgage bonds held by the Federal Reserve.

  • Spanish Cajas in Talks With Hedge Funds Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 3:17 AM ET

    Some of the world’s largest hedge funds and private equity groups have held talks with Spain’s troubled savings banks as they rush to secure €15 billion ($21.3 billion) in new capital to avoid a state bail-out, Financial Times reports.

  • Hedge Funds Under the Gun to Meet New SEC Deadline Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 2:12 PM ET
    Sandy Kaul

    Deadlines are quickly approaching for the majority of private hedge funds to register with the securities and exchange commission, which mandates more disclosure requirements over the $1.3 trillion hedge fund industry, as a result of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law.

  • Goldman Clients Wonder About Their Rank Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein admitted that not all Goldman Sachs clients are created equal in the eyes of the firm.

  • McKinsey Should Investigate Gupta Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 12:30 PM ET
    Rajat Gupta

    I'm not sure if prosecutors are doing an effective job of proving the case against Raj Rajaratnam. But they certainly have proved that Rajat Gupta was a bad seed.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: CVS Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 6:19 PM ET

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

  • Did Raj Rajaratnam Cross the Line to Get an Edge? Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 4:23 PM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    After one week of testimony in the insider trading trial of Galleon Group co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, one thing is clearer than ever: In the brutally competitive world of hedge funds, information is everything. A jury will ultimately decide whether the information Rajaratnam got—and made millions trading with—was illegal inside information. But there is no disputing that he went to great lengths to get it.

  • Did The Galleon Tapes Just Clear Rajat Gupta? Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 8:50 AM ET
    Rajat Gupta

    A wiretapped telephone conversation played earlier this week during the trial of Galleon founder Raj Rajaratnam reveals then-Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta disclosing confidential board information to Rajaratnam in 2008.

  • Hedge Fund Intelligence from the Ground Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 6:17 PM ET

    Anthony Scaramucci says prominent hedge funds located in Japan are putting on this trade.

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