Fortress Investment Group LLC


  • Stocks to Watch: MCD, JPM, AAPL & More Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 8:42 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:

  • Stock Gains Turn Hedge Fund Losers Into Winners Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 10:36 PM ET

    Last year's hedge fund losers may be turning into winners again. Several of the largest hedge funds that ended last year deep in the red, jumped to good starts in January, giving their wealthy investors reason to believe savvy traders are getting back their magic touch.

  • Report: FBI Investigating Fannie and Freddie Execs Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 12:06 PM ET

    The lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission against six executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be the worst of the executives’ worries.

  • Could Dan Mudd Resign as Fortress CEO? Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 4:05 PM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    Inside Fortress Investor Group, many are speculating CEO Daniel H. Mudd may step aside soon because of new SEC charges from his tenure at Fannie Mae.

  • Who's Delivering Alpha? Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 4:19 PM ET
    Many of the world’s most powerful hedge fund managers are gathering under one roof this fall for the much-anticipated  conference in Manhattan. The hot topic on the agenda – apart from emerging markets, credit yields, and commodities futures – will be to see who’s really delivering alpha. The metric used to measure a portfolio manager’s added value; “Alpha” is also a way for managers to size each other up. Alpha is all about outperforming your benchmark, be it the volatile stock market, or simpl

    Many of the conference attendees are considered industry icons for outperforming their peers. Click to see the Hedge Fund elite, and how much money they’re managing.

  • Settlement Said to Be Near for Fannie and Freddie Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    Regulators are nearing a settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over whether the mortgage finance giants adequately disclosed their exposure to risky subprime loans, bringing to a close a three-year investigation. The New York Times reports.

  • Big Name Hedge Funds Brace for a Rough Ride Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 9:22 PM ET

    Hedge fund managers are preparing to enter the second half of the year with plenty to be bearish about – and not much, it seems, to make money from. The FT reports.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • A Once-Tight Flock at Goldman, Now Scattered Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    When Goldman Sachs went public 12 years ago this month, an elite group of 221 executives controlled the strategy and shares of the investment bank, the New York Times reports.

  • Demand Strong for This Week's IPOs Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    The initial public offerings slated for this week were set to raise around $1.1 billion, according to IPOscoop.com, but it’s looking like the number will be much higher come Friday’s close.

  • Citigroup's OneMain Sale Enters Round Two Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 6:43 PM ET

    The auction for CitiFinancial’s subprime consumer lending unit has moved into round two, according to two people familiar with the situation.

  • Citigroup Seeks Buyers for CitiFinancial Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 3:32 AM ET

    Citigroup is seeking buyers for CitiFinancial, the largest consumer finance company in the US, in a deal that could raise hundreds of millions of dollars and mark a milestone in the bank’s efforts to break with its troubled past. The FT reports.

  • Oil Pipeline

    These investments—partnerships that own oil and gas pipelines and storage facilities—throw off great income for investors while providing equities-like liquidity.

  • 3 Steps to Vetting IPOs Friday, 3 Sep 2010 | 7:28 PM ET

    If a deal can’t pass Cramer’s test, then it’s not worth buying.

  • Fortress Buying Most of AIG's American General Wednesday, 11 Aug 2010 | 10:57 AM ET

    American International Group said Wednesday it is selling an 80 percent stake in its consumer credit business, American General Finance, to hedge fund manager Fortress Investment Group as it continues to sell off assets to repay taxpayers.

  • KKR Share Transfer to End 3-Year Wait for PE Giant Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 5:03 PM ET

    Three years after the financial crisis caused it to shelve its initial public offering, shares of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts will make their debut on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday.

  • 3 Steps to Vetting IPOs Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | 7:39 PM ET

    If a deal can’t pass Cramer’s test, then it’s not worth buying.

  • Should Investors Move Out of Stocks into Cash? Thursday, 20 May 2010 | 3:48 PM ET

    A pair of well-known investor newsletters are advising followers to sell stocks and move into all-cash positions.

  • Hedge Funds Unsure When To Put Risk On Again Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 7:01 PM ET

    Many of the top hedge funds have had to readjust their investment strategies to reduce risk amid volatile global markets.

  • Hedge Fund Chiefs: De-Risking for Survival Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 5:44 PM ET

    The hedge fund summit taking place  in Las Vegas this week is  an extensive and diverse mix of industry leaders, who are  outlining new defensive action plans on how best to play the global  markets.