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.
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.
Hedge fund manager John Paulson apologizes to investors for its "worst" year, reports CNBC's John Carney.
Hedge fund legend John Paulson apologized to investors for what he is calling a year that has been “the worst in the firm’s 17 year history.”
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the top tech trades of the day, including, Apple and RIM, and discussing hedge fund manager, John Paulson's top holdings and his big bet on Bank of America, with Greg Zuckerman, WSJ senior writer.
CNBC's Mary Thompson, has the update on hedge fund manager, John Paulson's holdings, and what it indicates about the markets and gold, with the Fast Money traders.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports John Paulson is reducing leverage in his primary hedge fund, saying he has liquidity to meet all redemption requests.
September's gold sell-off turned a bad year for billionaire investor John Paulson into an even worse one. Discussing Paulson's investment strategies and whether the threat of redemptions are causing him a problem, with Greg Zuckerman, WSJ & author.
John Paulson has been getting a lot of attention recently — and not the good kind.
Greg Zuckerman, WSJ, discusses the behind-the-scenes story of how John Paulson defied Wall Street and made financial history.
Many investors have been tested this year, as a confluence of events, from natural disasters to an unexpectedly weakening economy, has pummeled stocks. A report from TheStreet details four high-profile, respected fund managers who have struggled this year.
John Paulson is now down 38.7% YTD in his Advantage Plus fund, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Some of the world's top hedge funds are continuing to suffer losses during the painful month of August amid heavy market volatility.
CNBC's Kate Kelly has the story on huge losses at John Paulson's hedge fund, and funds that are reaping big returns on market volatility.
The largest hedge fund run by legendary manager John Paulson is down 21 percent for the year. The Advantage Fund, which has over $17 billion in assets under management, suffered losses between 10 and 11 percent since the start of August.
A senior lawyer for the Securities and Exchange Commission recently took center stage in a major case involving a controversial mortgage security sold by Goldman Sachs. There was just one slight twist in the legal proceedings. The S.E.C. lawyer was not the prosecutor taking the deposition. He was the witness. The New York Times reports.
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Paulson & Co, the hedge fund that made billions from betting on a collapse in mortgage-backed securities during the financial crisis, has made more than $550m from a recovery in the value of bonds it bought in failed investment bank Lehman Brothers. The FT reports.
John Paulson spoke with investors last week, presumably in order to address his poor performance recently.
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.