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  • Jan 22- Hedge fund Land and Buildings Investment Management LLC on Friday urged NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc to recombine with NorthStar Realty Finance Corp and said NorthStar Asset was "substantially undervalued."

  • Capital conditions are getting tighter: Solomon Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 4:40 AM ET
    Capital conditions are getting tighter: Solomon

    David Solomon, co-head of the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs, says more IPOs and company sales may occur, as businesses turn from private capital to the public market.

  • Do ETFs really provide better value? Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 10:43 PM ET
    Do ETFs really provide better value?

    Market volatility appears set to continue, so investors are turning to ETFs for diversification, explains Amanda Skelly, head of SPDR ETFs at State Street Global Advisors Australia.

  • Where is the yield in fixed income? Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 8:13 PM ET
    Where is the yield in fixed income?

    Aside from Treasurys, EM bonds are also looking attractive but only after risk markets settle down, says Hayden Briscoe, director of APAC fixed income at AllianceBernstein.

  • BMO Global: The opportunities are in US equities Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 6:15 PM ET
    BMO Global: The opportunities are in US equities

    Barry McInerney, co-CEO of BMO Global Asset Management, says the resilient U.S. economy is producing good picks in the U.S. equities.

  • Hedge fund billionaire opens shop in Miami Beach Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 1:44 PM ET

    Appaloosa recently opened a small office on Washington Avenue in the heart of South Beach, the Miami area's flagship vacation destination, according to public securities filings made this month and to people familiar with the situation. Tepper, 58, a former Goldman Sachs junk bond trader who is worth an estimated $11.6 billion according to Forbes magazine,...

  • BOSTON, Jan 20- For some of the hedge fund industry's titans, including Nelson Peltz and William Ackman, 2016 is starting with heavy losses as big bets on General Electric, Valeant, and Mondelez have been battered by the market's abrupt drop. Peltz's Trian Fund Management lost nearly 10 percent in the first two weeks of 2016 while Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings,...

  • Retiring hedge fund Nevsky: a canary in the coalmine? Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 10:44 AM ET

    LONDON/ NEW YORK, Jan 20- For anyone looking to make money in financial markets over the next few years, the recent activity of some leading hedge funds does not bode well. A Reuters survey of 57 hedge fund managers, executives and asset allocators from across Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas showed nearly half thought more funds would exit the market in one form...

  • Funds who placed a broad array of bets produced some of the strongest gains, beating star managers like Bill Ackman, David Einhorn and Larry Robbins who invested more narrowly and ended 2015 with steep losses. Funds to produce double-digit returns in 2015 include Citadel, Millennium Management, Visium Asset Management, Tourbillon Capital Partners and...

  • 'Investors aren't focused on the long term' Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 5:09 PM ET
    'Investors aren't focused on the long term'

    George Young, portfolio manager at Villere Balanced Fund, says it's important for investors to remember "this isn't gambling, it's investing."

  • LONDON, Jan 14- The global gloom over China's yuan has deepened swiftly, with investment banks slashing forecasts and some analysts and money managers arguing it should fall by 15 percent or more to respond to Beijing's financial imbalances. "Maybe China goes to where the dollar- Hong Kong is. "Dollar- China had always been a very low volatility currency pair that...

  • '2015 was an interesting year' Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 7:47 PM ET
    '2015 was an interesting year'

    Patrick Siewert, MD of the Carlyle Group and YPO member, says the company was more focused on exiting than investing in 2015 because of market frothiness.

  • Jan 13- David Tepper- led hedge fund Appaloosa Management LP sued to prevent SunEdison Inc's yieldco from taking over some of Vivint Solar Inc's assets after SunEdison acquires the rooftop panel installer. Appaloosa is seeking "immediate injunctive relief", given that SunEdison's acquisition of Vivint could close "at any time," the hedge fund said in a filing in a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- An elite group of hedge fund managers must have awakened on Jan. 1 with an unusual type of hangover: their first annual loss. Large funds managed by King Street Capital Management, CQS, Pine River Capital Management, Metacapital Management, DW Partners and Libremax Capital were among those that lost money, or were on track to, in 2015 for the first time,...

  • Look at dollar-denominated assets: Investor Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 9:22 PM ET
    Look at dollar-denominated assets: Investor

    David Schiegoleit, MD of investments at the U.S. Bank Wealth Management, says investors outside the U.S. should look at dollar-denominated assets that could benefit if the yuan falls.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- An elite group of hedge fund managers must have awakened on Jan. 1 with an unusual type of hangover: their first annual loss. Large funds managed by King Street Capital Management, CQS, Pine River Capital Management, Metacapital Management, DW Partners and Libremax Capital were among those that lost money, or were on track to, in 2015 for the first time,...

  • ‘Bowie Bonds’ blazed a trail through markets Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 9:42 AM ET
    A portrait taken on May 13, 1983 shows British singer David Bowie during a press conference at the 36th Cannes Film Festival.

    David Bowie's creativity rocked the the financial world, when the artist created a new type of bond, FT reports.

  • What is the PBOC trying to do? Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 | 9:33 PM ET
    What is the PBOC trying to do?

    China's central bank is trying to manage both its currency and its domestic liquidity conditions, explains Mark Jolley, senior equity analyst at CCB International Securities.

  • Jan 8- The hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen has been barred from supervising funds that manage outside money until 2018 to settle charges he failed to supervise a former portfolio manager convicted of insider trading, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday. Cohen did not admit or deny the SEC's findings related to his oversight of Mathew...

  • LONDON, Jan 7- Blackstone Group is planning to bring its multi-manager hedge fund platform Senfina Advisors to Britain, three sources with direct knowledge of the move told Reuters. The platform, which allows investors to access a number of underlying hedge fund managers, was launched in the United States in 2014 and had almost $2 billion in assets under...