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  • LONDON/ BOSTON, Oct 1- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has bought a 10 percent stake in hedge fund Caxton Associates, its third investment for its recently launched Petershill II fund, two sources familiar with the move said on Wednesday. Caxton and Goldman Sachs were not immediately available for comment. In addition to Caxton, Goldman Sachs has made investments with...

  • BOSTON, Sept 30- Third Point LLC, the hedge fund run by Daniel Loeb that is known for pushing companies to perform better, has taken a "significant" stake in eBay Inc and has had discussions with its chief executive officer, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

  • BOSTON, Sept 30- Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC has taken a "significant" stake in online marketplace EBay Inc and had discussions with its chief executive officer, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The company announced earlier on Tuesday that it agreed to spin off its PayPal unit.

  • Bank of America Corp was recently questioned by U.S. regulators about the potential legal and reputational risks from the maneuver, the newspaper said, citing a spokesman for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

  • 'We have nothing in Russia': Blackstone COO Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET
    Tony James, COO of BlackRock Group.

    Tony James, president and COO of Blackstone, is disputing a recent published report that the $279 billion private equity group was "giving up on Russia."

  • Icahn eyes white knight role for Trump Taj: Report Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    A sign marks the Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.

    Carl Icahn is mulling whether to infuse the Trump Taj Mahal with $100 million, but only with a specific set of caveats, the New York Post reports.

  • Silver Lake in talks to buy Shutterfly: Sources Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    Private equity firm Silver Lake is in advanced talks to acquire Shutterfly for at least $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said

  • 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    While other Republicans are thinking about 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a personal business empire.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Merrill Lynch fired two veteran brokers from its Private Banking and Investment Group two weeks ago for guiding clients to invest in a hedge fund outside of the brokerage firm.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Merrill Lynch summarily fired two veteran brokers from its elite Private Banking and Investment Group two weeks ago for guiding clients to invest in a hedge fund outside of the brokerage firm.

  • BOSTON, Sept 17- Despite the recent rebuke of hedge funds by the influential California Public Employees' Retirement System, other investors are pumping billions into these portfolios, boosting industry assets to a record $3.1 trillion, data released on Wednesday show.

  • Sacramento- based Calpers said on Monday it was pulling about $4 billion from a total of 30 hedge funds it was invested in under its Absolute Return Strategies portfolio, citing costs and difficulty in maintaining the program. BlueTrend, owned by U.K.- based BlueCrest Capital Management, could not immediately be reached for comment.

  • Calpers exit could heap pressure on hedge fund fees Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 5:07 PM ET

    BOSTON, Sept 16- The California Public Employees Retirement System handed fellow U.S. pension funds a hefty club to beat down hedge fund fees and demand better returns this week when it voted to pull out of hedge funds entirely, investors said.

  • Early movers: HSY, SHLD, BX, BA, LMNT, BABA & more Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:35 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Sept 15- The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension fund, said on Monday that it will pull all $4 billion it has invested in hedge funds because it finds them too costly and complicated.

  • Sept 15- Calpers, the largest U.S. pension system, said on Monday it has scrapped its hedge fund program and will pull about $4 billion in its investments from 30 such funds.

  • Sept 11- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's son, Brett Icahn, has scrapped plans to start his own hedge fund firm and will continue staying with his father's firm, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

  • Big money disagrees on investing in Russia Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    A Ukrainian serviceman rides in an armored vehicle near Kramatorsk September 8, 2014.

    Large investors can't decide if Russian stocks are cheap because of the Ukraine crisis or if the region is still too risky to bet on.

  • BOSTON, Sept 8- Hedge funds had their best month since February when they reported a 1.56 percent rise in August, according to data released on Monday, on a mix of corporate deals and strong company earnings that helped push the stock market higher.

  • Chief of $1 billion Juilliard endowment is leaving Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    Karina Canellakis leading the Juilliard Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall on Thursday night, May 22, 2014.

    David Marcus, who has led Juilliard's endowment out of financial crisis losses with the help of Wall Street execs, is set to depart.