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Trump Victory Lifts Hedge Funds

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:20:33 EST

With 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.



Highland Capital Investors Allege Wrongdoing in Closed Hedge Funds

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:28:44 EST

Investors 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.



Shareholder Activism Bolsters Knight Vinke's Flagship Fund

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:07:16 EDT

Activist 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.  



Renaissance Technologies: Hedge Fund on a $7 Billion Winning Streak

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:00:11 EDT

Hedge-fund firm Renaissance Technologies has attracted more than $7 billion in new investor money over the past year even as peers have struggled.



Commodity Trading Advisers Come into Focus

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:51:30 EDT

For 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.



Lansdowne Extends Losses This Year to $1.8 Billion

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:55:11 EDT

Lansdowne 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.



Hedge Funds Crank Up Bets Against Deutsche Bank

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:21:24 EDT

Hedge 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.



Ex-Valeant Analyst Starts New Hedge Fund

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:40:04 EDT

Rory Priday, the analyst who helped New York money manager Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb research Valeant Pharmaceuticals, has started his own hedge fund.



Bridgewater Raising New Money for Flagship Fund

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:19:39 EDT

Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge-fund manager, is raising new money for its flagship Pure Alpha fund for the first time since 2009.



Citadel Loses Key Executive Russell

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 21:49:00 EDT

Top 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.



Wood's Fund Takes a Beating

Fri, 15 Aug 2008 08:57:00 EDT

The two-year-old hedge fund founded by Jonathan Wood, a former UBS trader, is down about 85% from its inception through July.



Ospraie and Other Hedge Funds Tumble

Thu, 14 Aug 2008 21:37:00 EDT

Falling commodities prices have pulled some hedge funds deep into negative territory in recent weeks, and the Ospraie Fund is among the most prominent losers.



Hedge Fund Seeks Change at NZ Telecom

Mon, 11 Aug 2008 20:32:00 EDT

Elliott 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.



Hedge-Fund Sluggers Strike Out

Mon, 04 Aug 2008 07:58:00 EDT

Hedge 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.



Van Wagoner to Quit Growth Fund

Sun, 03 Aug 2008 23:14:00 EDT

The manager of Van Wagoner Emerging Growth, the worst-performing U.S. actively managed stock fund over the past 10 years, plans to quit.



Should Hedge Funds Take Blame?

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 22:35:00 EDT

Many 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.



Funds Put Four on CSX Board

Wed, 16 Jul 2008 23:11:00 EDT

Two hedge funds seeking to overhaul CSX succeeded in getting four board seats, a preliminary report found.



Hedge Funds Subpoenaed in SEC Probe

Mon, 14 Jul 2008 23:01:00 EDT

The 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.