Hedge Funds


  • If You Haven't Already, Meet Victor Niederhoffer Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Viktor Neiderhoffer

    If you don't know who Victor Niederhoffer is you should. With that goal in mind, NetNet is going to begin following his blog, Daily Speculations , and providing regular commentary and links.

  • Raj Rajaratnam co-founder of the Galleon Group hedge fund.

    At least as noteworthy as what attorneys did say in two-and-a-half hours of opening statements in the Raj Rajaratnam insider trading trial is what they did not say.

  • Poll: Would You Use Twitter for Investing Advice? Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 9:42 AM ET

    Millions of people use  Twitter to follow their friends, read the news and share information.  A new hedge fund will soon use tweets to make investing decisions. Would you use Twitter for investment advice? Share your opinion.

  • Ralph Rosenberg

    Ralph Rosenberg, ex-Goldman Sachs and Eton Park partner has just been made the chief of global real- estate investing at KKR.

  • Icahn to Return Outside Money in Hedge Fund Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 10:21 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl C. Icahn is returning all outside money in his hedge fund, citing his reluctance to be responsible to investors through another possible crisis. The New York Times reports.

  • Shadowboxing the Banking Apocalypse Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    Wall Street sign

    The battle has been joined—and the belligerents have hewn to precisely the war plan one would expect of each.

  • Curious Accusations in SEC’s Insider Case Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 9:36 AM ET
    Rajat Gupta

    There is something curious about the SEC accusations against former Goldman Sachs board director Rajat Gupta. The New York Times reports.

  • Paul Hawtin

    Kate Kelly goes one-on-one with the two key players behind an ambitious new UK hedge fund launching in early April, which is promising its investors outsized returns using millions of random tweets to predict changes in the stock market.

  • 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

    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.

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