A new report on the hedge funds industry underscores just how big it is: $2.6 trillion in 11,000 funds.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
Legendary hedge fund manager Steve Cohen expects that the markets will "pause" this summer.
The Raj Rajaratnam guilty verdict is a stark reminder the consequences of insider trading and knowing who your real friends are.
I reported Wednesday that some hedge fund managers were stunned into silence when news flashed that Raj Rajaratnam had been convicted on all 14 counts of insider trading. I think it is important to reveal a fact that has been left out of these stories: a lot of these guys were hungover when the jury's decision was announced.
The renown hedge fund manager shares his thoughts on the market.
Discussing the snapping up of Lehman Brother's distressed debt, with Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Partners.
Weighing in on commodities, sovereign debt and Greece & Japan, with Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Management. Also, CNBC's Kate Kelly has the latest details from London hedge fund, Brevan Howard.
A look at the top five funds, with Michael Peltz, Institutional Investor executive editor.
An outlook on hedge funds, with Steven Tananbaum, GoldenTree Asset Management founder and CNBC's David faber.
RAB the hedge fund that was the toast of London’s financial community in the boom, is poised to delist from the UK’s junior market amid a crippling wave of redemption requests from investors, reported the FT.
Discussing the impact Rajaratnam's guilty verdict will have on hedge fund regulation and information flow from public companies, with Ron Geffner, Sadis & Goldberg; Brian Sozzi, Wall Street Strategies and CNBC's Bob Pisani
Economic prosperity comes from open markets and a "level playing field," James Dinan, chairman and CEO of York Capital Management, told CNBC Wednesday.
Reaction to the guilty verdict from the landmark Galleon insider trading case and its impact on the hedge funds, with Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors CEO and CNBC's David Faber.
Will the guilty verdict in the Rajaratnam case get the small investor off the sidelines and back into the market? Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management and Doug Roberts, Channel Capital Research weigh in.
Discussing whether the guilty verdict in the Rajaratnam trial will help restore investor confidence and its impact on hedge funds, wtih David Rosenfeld, Herrick, Feinstein; Jacob Frenkel, Shulman Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, Greg Zuckerman, "The Greatest Trade Ever" author, and CNBC's Kate Kelly & Scott Cohn
Looking at hedge fund strategies and recent commodity volatility, with Samuel Hocking, BNP Paribas.
Discussing global economies; investment strategies and Europe's banking woes, with hedge fund investor, Jamie Dinan, York Capital chairman/CEO.
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Some of the most powerful members of the financial community think the American economy is going to be just fine.
Common Sense has hired another SocGen exec as it rebuilds after the arrest of its founder and the loss of clients.
All those headlines about new stock market highs may look sexy, but life for active managers hasn't been quite so much fun.