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  • LONDON, Aug 7- Hedge funds and other money managers are becoming bullish again about oil prices, for the third time this year, as investors conclude the market is showing clear signs of rebalancing. Hedge funds raised their combined net long position across the five major futures and options contracts linked to petroleum prices by 135 million barrels in the week...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Aug 7- Puerto Rico's bankruptcy, aimed at restructuring $72 billion of debt, violates the U.S. Puerto Rico is barred from traditional municipal bankruptcy protection under Chapter 9 of the U.S. code. Aurelius owns around $3 billion of debt guaranteed by Puerto Rico's constitution.

  • LONDON, Aug 7- Hedge funds and other money managers are becoming bullish again about oil prices, for the third time this year, as investors conclude the market is showing clear signs of rebalancing. Hedge funds raised their combined net long position across the five major futures and options contracts linked to petroleum prices by 135 million barrels in the week...

  • TOKYO, Aug 7- U.S. hedge fund King Street Capital Management owned a stake of 5.81 percent in Toshiba Corp as of July 31, according to a Japanese securities filing by the fund. King Street Capital bought the stake for investment purposes, the filing said. Shares in Toshiba jumped 6 percent on Monday following media reports that the firm may gain a partial endorsement...

  • Aug 4- Automatic Data Processing Inc said hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management is seeking effective control of the HR services provider by nominating five directors to its board. The hedge fund, controlled by billionaire investor William Ackman, has also urged the company to replace its Chief Executive Carlos Rodriguez. "Ackman requested that ADP...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 2- Beechwood, a group of reinsurance and asset management companies, has been sold after it lost clients and suffered a bruised reputation when hedge fund firm Platinum Partners collapsed amid federal investigations and fraud charges, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Beechwood, which managed $2.4 billion in assets in 2015, has said...

  • EXCLUSIVE-BEECHWOOD REINSURANCE COMPANIES SOLD AFTER LOSING CUSTOMERS BECAUSE OF TIES TO COLLAPSED HEDGE FUND PLATINUM PARTNERS- SOURCE.

  • BOSTON, Aug 2- Federal prosecutors on Wednesday accused the manager of a Boston- based hedge fund of defrauding investors out of millions of dollars, nearly two months after state regulators charged him with engaging in a Ponzi-like scheme. Raymond Montoya, who operated RMA Strategic Opportunity Fund LLC, misused millions of dollars to pay for luxury vehicles...

  • Tiger 21's Michael Sonnenfeldt: Real estate and private equity have gone up dramatically

    Michael Sonnenfeldt, Tiger 21 founder, discusses what his clients at an ultra-wealthy investment group are worried about.

  • Customers exit a Nordstrom department store in Christiana, Delaware.

    As a private company, Nordstrom expects it would be able to focus on long-term initiatives, such as investing more in e-commerce.

  • While Monday's sanctions don't cover Venezuela's oil sector, the White House has made clear that the door is open to further steps. Few investors believe Venezuela, rocked by daily protests and facing a humanitarian catastrophe with shortages of food and medicines, can dodge default for much longer. "We do have some exposure to Venezuela now... and we're in the...

  • While Monday's sanctions don't cover Venezuela's oil sector, the White House has made clear that the door is open to further steps. Few investors believe Venezuela, rocked by daily protests and facing a humanitarian catastrophe with shortages of food and medicines, can dodge default for much longer. "We do have some exposure to Venezuela now... and we're in the...

  • LONDON, July 31- In recent weeks short covering, rather than long building, has driven oil prices higher, which suggests fund managers are becoming less bearish about prices rather than more bullish. Hedge funds and other money managers continued to reduce their short positions in crude and refined fuels in the week to July 25, pushing prices higher.

  • Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group

    The Japanese conglomerate had considered taking a stake in Uber after taking stakes in several other ride-hailing companies.

  • LONDON, July 31- In recent weeks short covering, rather than long building, has driven oil prices higher, which suggests fund managers are becoming less bearish about prices rather than more bullish. Hedge funds and other money managers continued to reduce their short positions in crude and refined fuels in the week to July 25, pushing prices higher.

  • SpaceX is now worth $21 billion

    SpaceX is now one of the highest valued private companies in the world.

  • LONDON, July 27- Hedge funds are some of the most important and dynamic participants in the oil market but public information on their positions and behaviour is severely limited. Money managers held long positions across the three major futures and options contracts linked to Brent and WTI totalling 771 million barrels on July 18, according to exchange and...

  • LONDON, July 27- Hedge funds are some of the most important and dynamic participants in the oil market but public information on their positions and behaviour is severely limited. Money managers held long positions across the three major futures and options contracts linked to Brent and WTI totalling 771 million barrels on July 18, according to exchange and...

  • BOSTON, July 26- Hedge fund Third Point made a new bet on Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba during the second quarter and told investors in a letter that it was still finding attractive new opportunities even as the stock market has surged this year. As part of Third Point's focus on international investments, Loeb also underscored his bets on European stocks...

  • BOSTON, July 25- Marcato Capital Management LP demanded on Tuesday that Rent-A-Center Inc start the process of selling itself or the activist hedge fund threatened to work to throw out board members up for re-election at next year's annual meeting. The San Francisco- based investment firm, fresh off a victory at Buffalo Wild Wings Inc, is now throwing its weight...