Billionaire Paul Singer's hedge fund has managed to force Argentina into a position where it now has to contemplate a humbling surrender. The NYT reports.» Read More
The battle has been joined—and the belligerents have hewn to precisely the war plan one would expect of each.
There is something curious about the SEC accusations against former Goldman Sachs board director Rajat Gupta. The New York Times reports.
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.
As more farmers tweet about everything from crops to weather conditions, commodities traders are picking up market-moving information in an instant.
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.
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.
'Bullish sentiment on market performance, flows and industry dynamics were the clear messages conveyed by the investors,' Deutsche Bank said.
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.
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.
Lloyd C. Blankfein has emerged as a possible witness in the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam, the NY Times reports.
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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.
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 stories coming out of Bridgewater Capital, the largest hedge fund in the United States, keep getting more bizarre.
If a billion dollars is what’s cool, then some 225 hedge funds deserve the accolade this year.
The top 10 hedge funds made $28 billion for clients in the second half of last year, $2billion more than the net profits of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Barclays and HSBC combined, according to new data.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's charges against ex-Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta on insider trading is yet another blow to investor confidence, Matthew Halbower, CEO and chief investment officer of hedge fund Pentwater Capital Management, told CNBC Tuesday.
The Middle East crisis will lead to an 'energy shock' for the West, increasing stagflation, David Murrin, author of "Breaking the Code of History" and hedge fund manager, said.
There is rarely a happy ending when the price of crude jumps sharply, Stephen King, the chief economist at HSBC in London, said.
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