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Comment: Hedge fund industry faces Darwinian future

Comment: Hedge fund industry faces Darwinian future

Hedge fund managers have more problems on their plate than just the fragile state of the markets, predictions that investor redemptions will continue well into this year and facing up to t »


Comment: European leaders ready to call time on laissez-faire model

Comment: European leaders ready to call time on laissez-faire model

At a meeting on Sunday, European leaders took steps toward a common position on oversight of financial markets and products, including hedge funds, and threatened to take action against 'u »


Comment: Will Odey stay bullish about the banks?

Comment: Will Odey stay bullish about the banks?

Crispin Odey, the high-profile hedge fund manager, has turned bullish on UK banks recently because he thinks their share prices are currently cheap. »


Comment: Alternative investment firms to the rescue

Comment: Alternative investment firms to the rescue

As governments around the world are recapitalising their countries' financial institutions, hedge fund managers and private equity firms are planni »


Comment: Oz funds fight back

Comment: Oz funds fight back

The latest hedge fund performance update notes that Australian hedge funds climbed for a second consecutive month in January, according to the Aust »


Comment: Should global recession precipitate stricter hedge fund regulation?

Comment: Should global recession precipitate stricter hedge fund regulation?

While there have been many claims and proposals for stricter hedge fund regulation, which many experts now say is inevitable, it is yet to be deplo »


Comment: Ken Clarke fired as Centaurus gets reality check

Comment: Ken Clarke fired as Centaurus gets reality check

Activist hedge fund manager Centaurus Capital has dismissed its advisory board, which included the shadow UK business secretary, Kenneth Clarke, and José María Aznar, the for »


Comment: SEC looks to electronic oversight of alternative funds

Comment: SEC looks to electronic oversight of alternative funds

Following the beating taken by the reputation of the Securities and Exchange Commission over its failure to detect Bernard Madoff's USD50bn Ponzi scheme and or the faults in the risk model »


Comment: Hedge fund P.I.

Comment: Hedge fund P.I.

Just as in Magnum, P.I., the American television show featuring Tom Selleck as a private investigator, a group of executives are planning to start »


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