Hedge Funds


  • Market Quote: Is QE2 Really Bernanke's Bluff? Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 3:25 PM ET

    Last Friday’s CNBC appearance by hedge fund manager David Tepper garnered much interest among the capital market pros, particularly since it seemed to generate a wave of buying interest that pushed stocks up sharply in the day’s trading. (See my piece, “Who Let the Bulls Back In?” )

  • The Incredible Robustness Of David Tepper Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 1:11 PM ET
    David Tepper

    Jessica Pressler's amazing New York magazine feature on Appaloosa Management founder David Tepper reveals, between the lines, the secret formula of the hedge fund trader's success: buying assets without leverage.

  • Note to Institutions: I Can Save You $600 Million Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 8:51 AM ET

    Why hedge funds are dead.

  • Ackman Could Lose New York Real Estate Bet Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 3:07 PM ET
    The Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village apartment complexes in New York, NY.

    Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman may find himself on the losing side of a multimillion dollar bet on a big and storied piece of New York City real estate.

  • Hedge Fund Managers Set Up for Next Acts Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 8:19 AM ET

    There have been plenty of mulligans in the rarefied realm of hedge funds these days, the NYT reports.

  • Tracing Trades Through Electronic Maze Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 1:49 PM ET

    How does an order flow? How does it actually execute? Who facilitates the trade?

  • A lot of hedge fund managers—including, most recently, Third Point’s Dan Loeb taken to criticizing the Obama administration in recent investor letters. Today Michael Lewis does a splendid job mocking these outbursts with satire.

  • HFT: The Good and the Bad Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 5:02 PM ET

    More than half of all stock trades are the result high-frequency trading. Does that put the system at risk?

  • The Key Players Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:53 PM ET

    There are nearly 50 trading venues. Customers can interact in all of them--making today's trading so complicated.

  • Man Vs. Machine: Editor's Introduction Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:45 PM ET

    There's a whole new universe of new places to trade and new players doing the trading. How has it changed, and why? What does it mean for you?

  • Inside the Machine Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:45 PM ET

    An editor's journey into the world of high-frequency trading and proprietary algorithms that make or break markets.

  • The ETF Monster Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:43 PM ET

    Worries about the role ETFs play in changing the nature of how people invest and the market’s high correlation to itself.

  • Glossary Of Terms Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 4:42 PM ET

    The Flash Crash of May 2010 illustrated how much the stock market has changed in recent years, exposing a new generation of players and trading systems. Here's a glossary of keywords and definitions.

  • James Simons

    James Simons, founder of the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, said his firm canceled some orders and stepped away from trading.

  • Jim Simons: Market 'Resilient,' Not Going Much Lower Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 1:19 PM ET

    In an exclusive, CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down one-on-one with Jim Simons, the hedge fund legend behind Renaissance Technologies.

  • The recent rally in equities cannot be sustained as the markets are "really schizophrenic" right now, said Kirby Daley, senior strategist at Newedge Group on CNBC Monday.

  • Paulson & Co Hit by US Economic Woes Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 11:52 AM ET

    Paulson & Co, the world’s third-largest hedge fund manager, has seen another painful month thanks to growing fears over the health of the US economy. The FT reports.

  • Sen. Chuch Schumer

    Why are Chuck Schumer of New York and Max Baucus of Montana pressuring the Commerce Department to take action against China for currency manipulation? Officially, the Senators are concerned with the plight of U.S. manufacturers.

  • Michael Burry Is Buying Gold And Agricultural Land Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 12:40 PM ET
    Farmer picking weeds

    Not surprisingly, former Scion Capital head Michael Bury is not exactly bullish on the US equity markets.

  • It's not just the Volcker Rule.

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