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  • John Paulson

    Fed up with lagging returns at the hedge fund, investors large and small are opting to either reduce their capital at risk or yank it entirely by year’s end.

  • Paulson's Funds Get Bruised Again

    A wrong bet on Europe burned Paulson badly last year, so he shored up his risk controls and hedges. But this year, a combination of hedging costs and battered gold-mining stocks have given his funds another bruising, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • The Rise & Fall of John Paulson

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports investors in the billionaire's hedge fund are losing patience with the fund's performance.

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    Leading hedge fund managers are betting on a significant sell-off in German government bonds in the coming months after a sharp fall in yields on the debt paper driven by a flight to safety in the eurozone, the Financial Times reports.

  • Chairs: Paulson Buys $49 Million Aspen Palace

    The "Squawk Box" news team weighs in with their perspective on the markets ahead of the opening bell, including a look at billionaire hedge fund manager, John Paulson spending some of his fortune on a palace in the mountains, with CNBC'S Robert Frank.

  • NYSE Traders

    "It's dangerous for investors merely to mimic what large investors are doing, because you're always going to be late," says one market pro. "That includes not just buying but, importantly, selling."

  • John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc, listens during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee November 13, 2008 in Washington, DC.

    John Paulson, the billionaire hedge fund manager who foresaw the collapse of the US housing market, is shorting German government bonds in a wager that the euro zone debt crisis will significantly deepen in the coming months, the Financial Times reports.

  • Jamie Dimon

    Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.

  • Earned: $585 Million Firm: SAC Capital Advisors AUM: $14 Billion Although last year’s 8 percent net return by SAC’s flagship multi-strategy fund was among Cohen’s worst annual results (apart from its 19 percent loss in 2008), the fund’s gross return of 16 percent was easily among the best hedge fund performances of 2011. The fund, which charges a whopping 50 percent performance fee, did especially well in discretionary long-short equity, earning most of its gains from energy, retail, and technol

    The managers at the very top of this year’s Rich List bucked the trend of the industry’s lackluster performance.

  • John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    Still suffering the repercussions of a huge downswing, hedge-fund manager John Paulson has told employees he’ll pay bonuses for this year out of his own pocket, according to someone familiar with the matter.

  • Breaking News: Paulson & Co. Slashes Key Incentive Level

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that Paulson & Company is slashing the key incentive level for employee bonuses.

  • On Valentine’s Day, John Paulson looked for a breakup — of Hartford Financial.

  • Casino operator Caesar’s Entertainment, which holds its IPO on Wednesday, might not be a good bet for everyone, one analyst said.

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    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.

  • John B. Helmers, Principal and Chief Investment Officer of Swiftwater Capital Management offers his 2012 predictions.

  • Paulson's Fund Down 52 Percent YTD

    Greg Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal senior writer with a look at Paulson's dismal performance in 2011, and whether the legendary hedge fund manager can turn it around next year.

  • Gold bars

    In just three months, gold has gone from the trade that works in every kind of market to the trade that doesn’t work in any market.

  • Private Equity Risk

    Markets and governments face an uphill struggle to fund themselves next year amid extreme uncertainty over the eurozone and the global economy, as new figures reveal that the borrowing of industrialised governments has surged beyond $10tr this year and is forecast to grow further in 2012. The Financial Times reports.

  • Paulson Apologizes to Investors

    Hedge fund manager John Paulson apologizes to investors for its "worst" year, reports CNBC's John Carney.