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  • The carnage of the last week- even with Wednesday's and Thursday's rebound- has been particularly acute for investors who have seen their overweight positions in companies such as social media site Facebook, pharmaceutical company Valeant, internet retailer Netflix, carmaker Tesla Motors and renewable energy company SunEdison get pummeled in the last...

  • SAFT ON WEALTH-Are hedge funds just pricey and passive? Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 5:11 PM ET

    Aug 26- Investors in hedge funds are likely to be paying for a product more like an index fund than a skill-driven market beater. So finds a new study by Mikhail Tupitsyn and Paul Lajbcygier of Monash University in Australia, who looked at the evidence of 5,580 hedge funds, about half active and half now closed, between 1994 and 2010.. "The question at the heart of this...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 25- Just after the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged over 1,000 points on Monday morning, New York- based hedge fund manager Sahm Adrangi sent around his weekly note showing his fund lost 2 percent so far in August. Adrangi, whose $350 million Kerrisdale Capital is still up 10 percent so far this year, stands with several other well-known...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 25- Just after the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged over 1,000 points on Monday morning, New York- based hedge fund manager Sahm Adrangi sent around his weekly note showing his fund lost 2 percent so far in August. Adrangi, whose $350 million Kerrisdale Capital is still up 10 percent so far this year, stands with several other well-known...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday rejected an attempt by prominent hedge fund manager Kyle Bass to challenge two patents on Acorda Therapeutics Inc's flagship multiple sclerosis drug, Ampyra. Bass, founder of Dallas- based Hayman Capital Management, has said big companies were improperly extending patent protection in...

  • Could the Fed delay a hike? Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Could the Fed delay a hike?

    Tim Hanford, managing director at JC Flowers, discusses how Fed policy will impact the lending environment and broader credit market.

  • LONDON, Aug 18- A relatively small group of hedge fund managers has placed a record bet on U.S. oil prices declining further in the months ahead. Hedge funds and other money managers had accumulated gross short futures and options positions totalling 163 million barrels in the main NYMEX light sweet crude contract by Aug. 11, according to data released by the...

  • Equities are still a buy: strategist Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Equities are still a buy: strategist

    Mislav Matejka, global equity strategist at JPMorgan, believes equities are still a "buy", yet there is a "huge divergence" across the globe.

  • Apis raises $150M for Asia and Africa fintech Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 1:45 AM ET
    Apis raises $150M for Asia fintech

    Matteo Stefanel, co-founder of Apis Partners, talks about his company's investment approach and what sets it apart from larger private equity firms.

  • Commodities washout hits Carlyle Group: Report Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | 1:36 PM ET
    A sign for the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm, in Washington, DC.

    The Carlyle Group has seen one of its funds sustain hefty losses because of the washout in raw materials, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • An investor in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Fuyang, China, July 28, 2015.

    Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is finding opportunities to invest in the volatile China market despite regulators' restrictions on some investors.

  • Is Asia start-ups' funding popularity a bubble? Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 7:38 PM ET

    Asia is racing ahead of Europe in the venture capital stakes, with some $10.1 billion flowing into the region, but is it too much?

  • Will Asia disrupt energy financing? Sunday, 19 Jul 2015 | 7:27 PM ET
    A man boats in the Jiaxing, Zhejiang province of China, which built its first solar power station above a 160,000-square-meter fishpond.

    Faced with a yawning energy deficit and a need to protect against climate change, Asia is looking at fresh ways to finance a shift toward renewables.

  • Has the sun set on Africa’s growth story? Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 1:51 AM ET
    Employees of a cocoa export company pile up sacks in a packaging factory in the Ivory Coast.

    Sub-Saharan Africa has been the darling of frontier market investors for several years. However, a combination of factors could see its appeal for investors wane.

  • Merger mania in the second half? Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 8:58 AM ET
    Merger mania in the second half?

    Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, explains what will likely drive M&A action for the remainder of the year.

  • Wild market swings... get used to it: Scott Sperling Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    Wild market swings... get used to it: Scott Sperling

    We are living in a time when geopolitical events are impacting the markets, says Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, sharing his thoughts on the latest market swings and why it's important to keep the ups and downs in perspective.

  • No downturn coming to US: CohnReznick Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    No downturn coming to US: CohnReznick

    Alex Castelli, partner at CohnReznick, explains how private funding is stopping some companies from pursuing an IPO.

  • Europe is now a buying opportunity: CIO Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    Europe is now a buying opportunity: CIO

    Lucy Macdonald, CIO global equities at Allianz Global Investors, discusses how fund managers may be affected by Greece and whether European equities are still worth buying.

  • Impact investing isn't much drag on returns: Study Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 1:05 PM ET
    New skyscrapers being built in the business district of Luanda, Angola

    There's now more data to support the idea that doing well and doing good are not mutually exclusive.

  • Gun maker Colt up for auction. Opening bid: $0 Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 8:03 PM ET

    Gun maker Colt filed for bankruptcy protection and has put itself up for auction with an unusual opening bid: Zero dollars.