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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:20:33 ESTWith central banks’ efforts providing stability, market volatility has been at a premium. Now the president-elect’s surprise victory is providing just what fund managers wanted.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:28:44 ESTInvestors in two hedge funds Highland Capital Management closed in 2008 say they are still owed hundreds of millions of dollars and are suing the firm to recover the money.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:07:16 EDTActivist investor Knight Vinke Asset Management, boosted by a stake in a French electronics company that was engaged in a bidding war, posted a third quarter return of 14.8% in its flagship fund.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:00:11 EDTHedge-fund firm Renaissance Technologies has attracted more than $7 billion in new investor money over the past year even as peers have struggled.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:51:30 EDTFor one type of computer-driven fund, amassing giant positions in currencies, bonds, stocks and other assets is becoming the norm. Commodity trading advisers, or CTAs are computer-driven funds that try to make money betting on market trends and patterns.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:55:11 EDTLansdowne Partners, one of the world’s largest hedge funds, extended its losing run last month, missing out on a rebound enjoyed by many of its peers.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:21:24 EDTHedge funds that have placed bets against Deutsche Bank are reaping the rewards amid reports that clients have pulled billions of dollars from the bank amid concerns about its stability.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:40:04 EDTRory Priday, the analyst who helped New York money manager Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb research Valeant Pharmaceuticals, has started his own hedge fund.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:19:39 EDTBridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge-fund manager, is raising new money for its flagship Pure Alpha fund for the first time since 2009.
Thu, 04 Sep 2008 21:49:00 EDTTop Citadel Investment Group executive Joe Russell, a key architect of the hedge fund's investments in E*Trade and hedge fund Sowood Capital, has resigned from the firm.
Fri, 15 Aug 2008 08:57:00 EDTThe two-year-old hedge fund founded by Jonathan Wood, a former UBS trader, is down about 85% from its inception through July.
Thu, 14 Aug 2008 21:37:00 EDTFalling commodities prices have pulled some hedge funds deep into negative territory in recent weeks, and the Ospraie Fund is among the most prominent losers.
Mon, 11 Aug 2008 20:32:00 EDTElliott International said it will nominate two new candidates to NZ Telecom's board because of dissatisfaction with the company's performance, and it will push for a structural separation of the company.
Mon, 04 Aug 2008 07:58:00 EDTHedge funds appear set to post their worst monthly performance in six years as strategies run into trouble. Some previously highflying funds are sustaining declines in the double digits, and several managers are down more than 20% for the year.
Sun, 03 Aug 2008 23:14:00 EDTThe manager of Van Wagoner Emerging Growth, the worst-performing U.S. actively managed stock fund over the past 10 years, plans to quit.
Thu, 17 Jul 2008 22:35:00 EDTMany on Wall Street have urged regulators to step up vigilance on hedge funds. Some say the assaults are little more than the latest chapter in a long history of financial scapegoating.
Wed, 16 Jul 2008 23:11:00 EDTTwo hedge funds seeking to overhaul CSX succeeded in getting four board seats, a preliminary report found.
Mon, 14 Jul 2008 23:01:00 EDTThe SEC has sent subpoenas to more than 50 hedge-fund advisers as part of its investigation into whether individuals spread false rumors to manipulate shares of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers.