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Hedgeweek Comment: Bargain-hunting among the hedge funds

Hedgeweek Comment: Bargain-hunting among the hedge funds

Recent falls in the value of stock market-listed hedge funds and an increase in investors anxious to exit the sector in order to raise cash might present opportunists with a timely opportu »


Comment: Banks are turning Japanese, I really think so

Comment: Banks are turning Japanese, I really think so

Resolution Asset Management investment manager Stuart Thomson says the UK bailout blueprint for the financial sector that been adopted by the rest of the world, a combination of equity inj »


Hedgeweek Comment: After the ban

Hedgeweek Comment: After the ban

Last week, the temporary ban on short selling US financial stocks implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission came to an end, greeted by a general consensus that it added to mark »


Comment: Why start-ups need a platform to create alpha

Comment: Why start-ups need a platform to create alpha

Steve Williams, chief executive of London-based full-service hedge fund investment management platform Harbour Capital Partners, says start-up mana »


Comment: Steven F. Molo, Shearman & Sterling: Wrong, maybe. But is it a crime?

Comment: Steven F. Molo, Shearman & Sterling: Wrong, maybe. But is it a crime?

As the global financial crisis continues to unfold, governments will have a fundamental decision to make regarding how to address enforcement issues. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Does fund regulation matter?

Hedgeweek Comment: Does fund regulation matter?

Last week Jersey Finance, the Channel Island's industry promotional agency, reported that 26 Unregulated Funds had been established in the nearly seven months since the introduction of the »


Hedgeweek Comment: Sub-prime brokerage

Hedgeweek Comment: Sub-prime brokerage

The tales of woe are growing from the many hedge fund managers that were prime brokerage clients of Lehman Brothers. »


Hedgeweek Comment: It ain't over

Hedgeweek Comment: It ain't over

Any lingering hopes that the eventual agreement last Friday on the US bailout package would provide a turning point in the market turbulence, finally convincing investors that it was safe »


Hedgeweek Comment: Back to normal?

Hedgeweek Comment: Back to normal?

Now that the US House of Representatives has passed, with whatever reservations, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, the legislation enacting the USD700bn bailout plan devised by Treasury Secret »


Hedgeweek Comment: Turmoil, what turmoil?

Hedgeweek Comment: Turmoil, what turmoil?

Pick up any financial newspaper or business section from the past few weeks and you will find it very hard to come across a positive story. »


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