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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest Dell twist from Round Rock, TX. Another vote will be held next Wednesday to see if Michael Dell's proposal to take the company private at $13.65 a share will be voted through.
Dell delayed a vote on founder Michael Dell's plan to take the company private. Shares are up more than 2 percent on the news. Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.
DUBLIN, July 17- One of Europe's top regulators has some good news for the hedge fund industry; pay curbs are not on the agenda. The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is the European Union's attempt to help protect investors and Gareth Murphy, a former hedge fund manager and equity derivatives trader with JP Morgan, is one of the key figures behind it.
LONDON, July 17- Hit by a whipsawing yen in the last two months, many FX hedge funds are still determined to bet the Bank of Japan will succeed in weakening the currency over time while the dollar climbs as the Federal Reserve withdraws its stimulus.
Greek workers are on strike today, rallying in front of the parliament, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. How are concerns in Europe impacting investment strategies? With David Bailin, Citi Private Bank. Bailin shares his top plays in hedge funds, real estate and private equity.
WARSAW/ LONDON, July 15- Hedge funds are betting against Poland's sovereign bonds and currency, taking advantage of a sell-off in emerging markets and slowing domestic growth to target a country that has been a top pick for foreign investors.
The SEC has lifted a decade-old ban concerning hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and start-ups. John Frankel of ff Venture Capital lends insight on the impact.
CNBC's Kate Kelly talks with Barry Silbert, SecondMarket founder & CEO, about his thoughts on how the SEC's decision to lift a ban on ads by hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms will attract new investors
*SEC bans felons, law breakers from some private deals. Big companies, such as large private equity firms Bain Capital and Blackstone Group LP, could also take advantage of the chance to use television ad campaigns. The SEC first proposed lifting the ban last year after Congress mandated the change in a 2012 law known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
Jonathan Gray of the Blackstone Group discusses how his group is profiting from global real estate investments and how to play the housing sector now.
WASHINGTON, July 8- Hedge fund investors were recently borrowing aggressively to fund stock bets relative to their strategies since the financial crisis, a Federal Reserve survey showed on Monday.
NEW YORK, July 2- Steven A. Cohen's $15 billion hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors posted a 1.5 pct gain in June, according to an investor familiar with the numbers. For the year, that SAC Capital main fund is up about 8.25 percent after fees, the source said. Hedge funds on average lost about 2.1 percent in June, according to analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
BOSTON, July 1- In the secretive world of hedge funds, algorithms are not shared because they provide the juice behind market-beating returns, and are a key reason why hedge funds charge their clients "two and twenty"- an annual fee equivalent to 2 percent of assets, plus 20 percent of gains.
Investors in David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Management's offshore gold fund were down 11.8 percent in June, bringing their year-to-date losses in the fund to 20 percent.
"I have a BlackBerry and I have an iPhone," said Tom Barrack of Colony Capital, and "as much as I want the BlackBerry to win, I'm just magnetically being drawn more and more to the iPhone.
Matthew Toole, Thomson Reuters, and Amanda Levin, Mergermarket editor of the Americas, debate whether to expect a turnaround in dealmaking for the second half of the year.
Bob Davis, Highland Capital, shares his thoughts on cybersecurity and protecting Internet information. "The small company has to be smart," he added. Davis also reveals what he looks for before investing in the next new startup.
As Seibu's largest shareholder, Cerberus recommended former US Vice President Dan Quayle and 6 others to become directors at the Japanese company. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.
Hedge fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors is bracing for about $3.5 billion in redemptions, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
Days after reporting some of the industry's deepest losses, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson said investors should stick with managers for the long term.