Hedge funds have suffered their worst start to the year in performance terms since the financial crisis, as returns in March and January were both in the red.» Read More
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Blackstone, which has made big bets on hotels, rental homes and other real estate in recent years, continues to be bullish on the sector.
As a heavy snowfall smothered activity around Wall St., traders worried a negative retail sales report contains bigger warnings about the economy.
Doug Kass his sticking to his bearish guns, believing that the stock market is overvalued by about 9 percent.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Lehman will pay $767 million in cash to Freddie Mac, settling a dispute over loans it was scheduled to pay the day it declared bankruptcy.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Happy Thursday. Despite the inclement nature of things, there's a blizzard of activity in your Morning Six-Pack.
Winter weather probably took a bite out of January's retail sales, while jobless claims data may also be affected.
Cisco and Whole Foods Market are among those moving after the bell Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee said on Wednesday that it postponed Thursday's hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Gasoline could jump anywhere from 15 to 40 cents a gallon over the next several months, but it could be one of the cheapest summer driving seasons in several years.
New York's financial regulator said the explosive growth of non-bank mortgage servicers is a "troubling trend" that must be confronted.
Regulators are actually increasing risk in the US banking system, says bank analyst Richard X. Bove.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Word that Brevan Howardt was closing its emerging-markets fund hit a nerve with other fund managers focusing on developing economies.
New Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded this week like she isn't very worried about the state of the U.S. jobs picture. Maybe she should be.
The next big thing in high-speed trading could be something pulled directly from a science-fiction movie.
Hedge funds that specialize in shorting stocks produced mixed returns in January, despite the market correction.
Stocks are for in a period of adjustment to the Fed's move toward normalized monetary policy, Barry Knapp at Barclays told CNBC.
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