Hedge Funds


  • It's Friday, Here's A Treat. Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 3:28 PM ET

    This hedge fund applicant holds nothing back on his resume, especially his love for flair. Thanks DealBreaker for sharing.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Visa Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 5:37 PM ET

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

  • Blackstone Scores on Real Estate Investments Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 4:59 PM ET

    Blackstone is bullish on private equity and real estate again, as market gains in these areas boosted the company's 2010 profit. Blackstone said its net income more than doubled last year on private equity gains.

  • The renown hedge fund manager is said to be considering taking a share in this retailer, thereby creating some unusual options activity, reports "DRJ."

  • 'Best House in Bad Neighborhood'? US Stocks Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 10:34 AM ET

    Optimism about the US economy is based on three factors—that the US is not another "Japan," that the European Central Bank is helping Europe’s financial institutions the same way the Federal Reserve is aiding those in the US and that President Obama is moving toward the center, Leon Cooperman, chairman CEO of Omega Advisors, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Hedge Fund Fisticuffs: Does Anyone Really 'Get It'? Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 12:47 PM ET

    As I pointed out this morning, the backlash against Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn's remarks about hedge fund regulation continues.

  • Hedge Funds Rebuke Goldman Regulation Call Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 6:57 AM ET

    Leading hedge fund managers have hit back at calls for tougher regulation of their industry made by Gary Cohn, Goldman Sachs president, in Davos.  The Financial Times reports.

  • Government Regulation

    The new disclosure rules for hedge funds proposed by the CFTC and SEC this week are much better than I would have expected. But...

  • Hedge Fund Trade Of The Week: Seagate Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 2:11 PM ET

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

  • At Davos, Era of Contrition for Bankers May Be Ending Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 11:32 AM ET
    World Economic Forum

    After being on the defensive for the last two years, there were signs that bankers attending the World Economic Forum here were pushing back more assertively against attempts by regulators to cramp their style. The New York Times reports.

  • Twitter Hedge Fund Delays Launch Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 2:49 PM ET

    Derwent originally planned a February launch date for its Absolute Return Fund, which will base its holdings and strategy on data mined from Twitter, but says he is now targeting a more realistic April 1 timetable.

  • Paulson Posts More Than $1 Billion in Citi Gains Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 10:27 AM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    Paulson & Co, the world’s third-largest hedge fund manager, has told clients it has made more than $1bn from its stake in Citigroup over the past 18 months and expects US growth to accelerate this year.

  • Tepper discusses his market outlook.

  • To Aubrey McClendon, who runs the country’s second-largest natural-gas producer, the commodity’s downward spiral isn’t a threat. In fact, he says, if gas prices skidded to zero, his company could still make money.

  • Vincent McCrudden's List of "Corrupt" Regulators Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | 1:36 PM ET

    McCrudden's website appears to have been scrubbed recently. But Google's archives captured a few revealing pages.

  • Arrested Asset Manager Was a 9/11 Truther Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | 12:42 PM ET
    Vincent McCrudden

    The asset manager arrested last night for threatening SEC and CFTC officials seems to have slipped off the rails of reality quite some time ago.

  • Hedge Funds: The Next Too Big To Fail Monsters? Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | 10:48 AM ET
    Government Regulation

    Hedge fund regulation is having a seriously perverse—if entirely predictable—effect. Large hedge funds are growing larger, well-known star managers are accumulating more assets under management, and competition from start-ups is becoming scarcer.

  • Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: UnitedHealth Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 6:04 PM ET

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

  • Hedge Funds Cash In on Euro Zone Debt Crisis Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 4:19 PM ET
    Euro bills

    The economic turmoil that roiled Europe last year resulted in big profits for some major U.S. hedge funds as traders bet correctly on dips in the euro, falling bond yields at home, and other global events.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    A complaint filed by the SEC today alleges that Robert Feinblatt—a principle and cofounder of Trivium Capital Management—engaged in insider trading in Google stock, as well as in the stocks of other tech companies.

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