Maneet Ahuja is CNBC’s Hedge Fund Specialist and a producer on “Squawk Box.” In 2011, she co-created and developed the network's "Delivering Alpha" hedge-fund summit in conjunction with Institutional Investor and was awarded CNBC’s prestigious Enterprise Award in 2009 for her groundbreaking coverage of the industry. Noteworthy work includes hedge-fund titan David Tepper's first-ever TV appearance, sparking a 2-week "Tepper Rally" in the markets, David Einhorn's warning call on Lehman Brothers as well as his bid to purchase the Mets, and John Paulson's letter to investors in response to the SEC investigation into the Goldman Abacus deal. Prior to joining CNBC in 2008, she was a part of the Wall Street Journal’s Money and Investing team. She began her career on Wall Street in 2002 at age 17 in Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Banking division as a credit risk analyst.
She is one of Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 (January 2012), has been featured in Elle magazine's annual Genius issue (April 2011) and in 2010, was nominated for Crain’s NY Business Forty Under 40 Rising Stars. She is also author of the book, "The Alpha Masters" (Wiley 2012).
The near-zero interest rate policy of the Federal Reserve has made U.S. stocks the only game in town for investors, said Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman.
Ray Dalio, founder and co-chief investment officer of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, predicts a “10 to 15 year managed depression” in Southern Europe. In a worst case scenario, he painted a much darker picture.
You might call it Davos on the Hudson. The second-annual CNBC-Institutional Investor investment conference features three U.S. Treasury secretaries, several billionaires and a veritable who's who of the investing world, from private equity firms to hedge funds to real estate.
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.”