BOSTON, Oct 20- Shares in Alpha Bank surged more than 13 percent on Monday after hedge fund manager David Einhorn recommended betting on Greek banks and against French debt. Speaking at the annual Robin Hood Investors Conference in New York, Einhorn recommended going long Alpha Bank and Piraeus Bank with warrants and shorting French debt as a hedge, according to...» Read More
Historically speaking, the list of winners is short and the list of losers long in a rising interest rate investing climate.
There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.
Japan's public pension fund - a pool of over $1 trillion - is considering a change to its portfolio strategy that could allow its investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.
Investors had every reason not to trust the market after last year's Facebook fiasco—a high-profile IPO gone bad on multiple levels. Yet trust is coming back.
One-time hedge fund darling Apple was dropped by more famous hedge fund managers in the first quarter.
Colin Ellis, senior vice president at Moody's Investors Service, thinks there is no bubble in corporate credit, despite low yields and high prices.
Aggressive fiscal and monetary policy present huge investment opportunities in Japan, says hedge fund manager Dan Loeb.
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.
Hedge funds are likely to double their returns this year, but that amounts to only one-third the stock market's performance.
Specialized hedge funds which transformed corporate bankruptcies may be poised to descend on another landscape: struggling cities and counties - and no place beckons more than Detroit.
Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.
JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.
If you blinked anytime over the past month or so, you may have missed the marketcorrection that virtually everyone on Wall Street had anticipated.
Despite regulatory pressure and the general negative public stigma, big American banks are doing better against their global competitors.
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Indian hedge fund manager Kalpesh Kinariwala is so sure of his equity strategies in a country that has stumped foreign rivals that he sends a daily e-mail tracker of his performance - including to competitors.
If Tuesday's brief market plunge from the bogus Associated Press tweet sent your pulse racing, it might be time to find a good sedative.
Hedge funds plowed new money into gold even after it posted a record loss last week, according to trading data that also showed inflows for many other commodities.
Banks have shored up their balance sheets and continue to rack up the profits, while disappointing investors who are worried about growth.