Dec 6- Struggling U.S. retailer Sears Holdings Corp, led by hedge fund manager Edward Lampert, said it would spin off its Lands' End clothing business. The spinoff will be through a prorata distribution of Lands' End shares to shareholders, Sears said in a regulatory filing on Friday.» Read More
Investors accustomed to seeing strong stock market gains at the end of the year may be wondering what is in store this year after the multi-month rally, but suppose we are in for a double dip recession or an anemic recovery? Follow these tips.
Investors are funneling more and more money into exchange-traded funds to brace against what is expected to be a difficult market in the coming months.
The first tip from inside Intel reached Raj Rajaratnam more than a decade ago — from the same source who has now turned against him in the biggest insider-trading case in a generation, says the New York Times.
Which is why most investors had no clue about what was going on today. But Cramer knew.
Oil prices are expected to continue its upward trend, but trading will be volatile, CEO of Brazilian oil giant Petrobras, Jose Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo, told CNBC.
The central witness in a federal insider trading case against Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon hedge fund, has a more than 10-year history of passing on privileged information to the fund, according to federal court documents.
Investors, take note: Bears have motives just as bulls do.
These lavish homes are typical of the Wall Street elite, and are also examples of some of the most significant price drops in the area over the past several months.
Shareholders can only do so much, the Mad Money host says. Plus, get calls on today’s stock action, hedge-fund scandals and more.
Choosing between indexed and managed funds is really no choice at all: Investors who rely solely on one or the other these days are doomed to failure.
Roomy Khan, the central witness who brought down the Galleon hedge fund, is a former Galleon employee with a history of financial trouble who agreed to cooperate with prosecutors after she was caught making trades using inside information, the New York Times reports.
Plus, who will the government target next after Galleon Group? The Mad Money host says the investigation is just beginning.
If Mr. Raj Rajaratnam was trading on insider information, as authorities claim, apparently he was not very good at it, the New York Times reports.
The biggest commodity on Wall Street is information, and savvy players will do almost anything for it, the New York Times reports.
News of Raj Rajaratnam's arrest has shaken the secretive hedge fund world, in which market intelligence is often shared among Wall Street analysts, traders and other investors. The New York Times reports.
Carbon may be the next great investment opportunity but private capital is still trying to get its arms around around it. The ideal carbon investment structure may be a hybrid of private equity and hedge funds models.
A look inside one of alternative investment's best kept secrets: the Greenwich Roundtable.
Global stocks rose on Friday on renewed optimism over growth prospects after strong results overnight from IBM and Google. Ahead of Bank of America's earnings, experts told CNBC that investors should hold back on shorting financial stocks.
Hedge funds can be a force for good and should be protected against the corruptible force of … European Union regulations. That's the view of the Church of England, according to British media reports.
Find out why fund managers are pouring into this asset class.
All eyes are on the Fed's big announcement Tuesday. Fortunately, the taper and QE don't really matter all that much.
As we tick down to the Fed's policy statement, here's a tour through current policy with an eye to what might change.
Markets have been anticipating the Fed's direction ever since it began dropping hints about a decrease in asset purchases.