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  • LONDON, Sept 24- Hedge fund managers made only minor adjustments to their overall position in petroleum futures and options in the latest week but continued their rotation out of West Texas Intermediate into Brent. Fund managers are betting the introduction of sanctions on Iran will result in a shortage of seaborne crude on international markets even while...

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    The insurer is warning hospitals it may drop the nation's largest provider of emergency room physician services from its network starting in January if an agreement is not reached before then.

  • Sept 24- Activist hedge fund TCI has cut its stake in London Stock Exchange Group Plc, less than a year after its push to oust the stock exchange's chairman failed. TCI, founded by Chris Hohn and the third largest shareholder in LSE, has cut its stake to 1.79 percent from 5.05 percent, according to a regulatory filing on Monday. LSE shareholders voted by 79.07 to 20.93...

  • NEW YORK— The hedge fund owned by Sears Holdings Corp. CEO Eddie Lampert is urging the retailer's board to sell more of its real estate and restructure its debt, as it seeks to avoid bankruptcy. ES Investment Hedge Fund said Monday that Sears should sell $1.5 billion more in real estate and restructure $1.1 billion in debt, according to the filing with the...

  • LONDON, Sept 24- Hedge funds are betting big against sterling, the most since May last year. And following last week's Brexit debacle in Salzburg, that bet will probably be even bigger now, closing in on the largest on record. That was Tuesday, before the European Union summit in Salzburg on Thursday, which laid bare the chasm between Britain and the EU on Brexit.

  • Entrepreneurs start ups

    The idea of investing in the next tech giant while it's still in its early stages is an attractive one — and it could cost you your life savings if you don't do it right. Here's what you should know about private offerings.

  • Peter Kraus 

    Aperture Investors is paying fund managers based on how the perform against the broader market, and will only charge higher fees than ETFS when they beat the market, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

  • U.S. stocks look set to continue trending higher for the rest of the year, according to Shannon Saccocia, chief investment officer at Boston Private Wealth.

  • One reason for the lending disparity is that many of these women-owned businesses are young start-ups with a shorter track record and low credit scores.

    The study shines a light on an early-stage disparity that could cripple women's voting power and piece of the proverbial pie.  

  • Stephen 'Steve' Schwarzman, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP.

    Credit Suisse reiterates its outperform rating for Blackstone Group shares, predicting the company will generate earnings above expectations in 2020.

  • LONDON/ COPENHAGEN, Sept 18- Short positions on Danske Bank shares hit an 11- month high on Monday, rising 46 percent from Friday, data from industry tracker FIS' Astec Analytics showed. The rise to 1.9 million shares out on loan, from 1.3 million on Friday, comes ahead of a report which Danske Bank is due to publish on Wednesday on how billions of euros from Russia and...

  • How has bond market jitters affected your investment climate

    Maurizio Tamagnini of Fondo Strategico Italiano says investors who are looking toward buying into "Italy Inc." are limited as most of these businesses are still owned by their founding families.

  • LONDON, Sept 17- Finally, the market looks to be buying into the Fed's view on U.S. interest rates. For most of the post-crisis decade, particularly since the "taper tantrum" in May 2013, financial markets have wagered that slow growth, low inflation and fragile markets will prevent the Fed from tightening policy much. The latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission...

  • The earnings power of the U.S. market keeps overwhelming trade fears, explains Michael Jones, CIO at Riverfront Investment Group.

  • DIAMONDBACK HEDGE FUND VETERANS SCHIMEL AND SAPANSKI READYING NEW FUND- SOURCES.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- The founders of Diamondback Capital, one of a handful of hedge funds touched by the U.S. government's insider trading probe, have reunited and are working on a new investment project, people familiar with the matter said. Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski are in the early stages of mapping out a new business nearly six years after shutting down...

  • LONDON, Sept 10- Hedge fund managers have turned bullish again towards crude and fuels, adding a significant number of new long positions in the last two weeks, after spending much of the previous four months liquidating positions. Hedge funds and other money managers raised their combined net long position in the six most important petroleum futures and...

  • Elliott Management founder and CEO Paul Singer speaks during the SkyBridge Alternatives conference in Las Vegas, May 9, 2012.

    Elliott called for a committee to review its proposals with other investors and experts.

  • Elliott, which owns $1.5 billion worth of shares in three Hyundai group companies, called for a committee to review its proposals with other investors and experts, and said its attempts to discuss a new plan had been met with silence. Hyundai rejected the committee idea and added that it hoped "to share our thoughts on how to improve shareholder value with all of...

  • Elliott, which owns $1.5 billion worth of shares in three Hyundai group companies, called for a committee to review its proposals with other investors and experts, and said its attempts to discuss a new plan had been met with silence. In a rare victory for an activist shareholder in South Korea, Elliott and other shareholders in May forced Hyundai to scrap its own...