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  • BOSTON, Dec 11- LionEye Capital, a $1.5 billion event-driven hedge fund, is closing its doors at the end of December after suffering double digit losses and heavy redemptions this year, two people familiar with the matter said. The six year-old fund, run by Stephen Raneri and Arthur Rosen, is the latest casualty in an industry being battered by unpredictable...

  • Hedge fund investors keep the faith in macro bet Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 12:03 PM ET

    LONDON/ NEW YORK, Dec 2- A weak overall performance for hedge funds which bet on macroeconomic trends this year has not stopped some investors from gearing up to trust them with their money in 2016.. Notable closures were the main macro fund at Fortress Investment Group, a $1 billion fund at the world's biggest asset manager, BlackRock, and Bain Capital's $2.2...

  • TOKYO, Nov 20- U.S. alternate asset manager Fortress Investment Group, which has pumped in about $180 million from a new fund into Japan hotel assets, is considering further investments in the sector due to its long-term growth potential, despite a run-up in prices. Of this, roughly about $180 million has been invested in hotels, said Thomas Pulley, chief investment...

  • TOKYO, Nov 20- U.S. alternate asset manager Fortress Investment Group, which has pumped in about $180 million from a new fund into Japan hotel assets, is considering further investments in the sector due to its long-term growth potential, despite a run-up in prices. Of this, roughly about $180 million has been invested in hotels, said Thomas Pully, chief investment...

  • BlackRock closing global macro hedge fund Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 10:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 18- BlackRock Inc is shutting down its Global Ascent Fund, a hedge fund, following a trying year for other similar investment strategies, the company said on Wednesday. News emerged in October, for instance, that the Fortress Investment Group would shutter its global macro hedge fund. "We believe that redeeming the Global Ascent Fund was the right thing...

  • Fed could be a snooze, but these reports will be big Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 4:52 PM ET
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    Expectations are low that the Fed will provide any new policy insight next week, and focus should stay on economic reports and a flood of earnings.

  • BOSTON, Oct 20- Hedge funds suffered their biggest quarterly loss in assets since the financial crisis during the three months that ended in September, data released on Tuesday showed, putting the industry on track for its worst year since 2008.. The secretive industry that caters to wealthy investors, including pension funds and endowments, saw assets shrink...

  • *Assets slid from $1.4 bln to less than $500 mln. LONDON, Oct 16- U.S. asset manager Principal Global Investors is to shut London- based hedge fund investment firm Liongate Capital Management after fee-conscious investors withdrew too much money from its funds. Liongate, which ran $1.4 billion at the time Principal took a majority stake in 2013, had less than $500...

  • BOSTON, Oct 13- Renaissance Technologies LLC, one of the world's most prominent hedge funds, with roughly $27 billion in assets, told investors on Tuesday that it is closing its Renaissance Institutional Futures Fund, because it has not been a hit with investors. "Due to a lack of investor interest we have decided to wind down the Renaissance Institutional Futures...

  • Early movers: JNJ, DISH, JBLU, AAL, TOL, BUD & more Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 7:52 AM ET
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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Dow seeks longest win streak in 2½ years Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 7:27 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were under pressure this morning. But a Dow increase today would mark the longest winning streak since March 2013.

  • After-hours buzz: Ryder, Fortress, JetBlue & more Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 5:24 PM ET
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    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Monday: Ryder, Fortress, JetBlue & more.

  • TORONTO, Aug 28- The owner of adultery website Ashley Madison had already been struggling to sell itself or raise funds for at least three years before the publication of details about its members, according to internal documents and emails also released by hackers as part of their assault on the company in recent weeks. Avid Life Media announced on Friday that...

  • Hedge funds unfazed as Greece drama continues Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 2:29 PM ET
    A woman takes a drink in front of the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, June 18, 2015.

    The small group of hedge funds betting on a Greek recovery remain in the trade despite a looming default deadline.

  • What matters to markets this week Monday, 4 May 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
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    Influences from abroad may first drive stocks, bonds and the dollar.

  • Jobs report is big but watch out for Europe Friday, 1 May 2015 | 7:21 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    Influences from abroad may first drive stocks, bonds and the dollar.

  • Cramer's wall of shame addition—Naughty Macerich! Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 7:04 PM ET

    Jim Cramer has officially added one more destructive CEO to the "Mad Money" wall of shame. Yikes!

  • LightSquared bankruptcy exit plan earns court approval Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:26 PM ET
    Charles Ergen, chairman and co-founder of Dish Network Corp

    LightSquared concluded three years of litigation with creditors, securing court approval of a plan to end its case and repay its largest creditor.

  • Key Fortress fund stumbles, but cash keeps coming Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:03 PM ET
    Michael Novogratz, principal at Fortress Investment Group

    Problems with a small but high-profile macro hedge fund belie Fortress managing more money than ever.

  • Wall Street eyes mostly weak data Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
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    U.S. futures trimmed gains on mostly weak U.S. data but still signaled a mildly higher open as investors welcomed comments from Yellen's speech.