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Hedgeweek Comment: The rumour mill

Hedgeweek Comment: The rumour mill

Dozens of hedge funds are reported to have received subpoenas from the Securities and Exchange Commission as it investigates rumours that have battered the share price of Lehman Brothers i »


Hedgeweek Comment: Happy demise

Hedgeweek Comment: Happy demise

The era of the baby boomer - a loosely defined term, but usually understood to encompass those born during the post-World War II baby boom between 1946 and the early 1960s - is coming to a »


Hedgeweek Comment: Absolute trouble

Hedgeweek Comment: Absolute trouble

Troubled hedge fund Absolute Capital Management has closed one of its hedge funds and its office in Mallorca as poor performance and a big loss for the year cast a shadow over the firm's e »


Hedgeweek Comment: US-India nuclear deal will spur hedge funds towards subcontinent

Hedgeweek Comment: US-India nuclear deal will spur hedge funds towards subcontinent

Prime minister Manmohan Singh won a vote of confidence in India's parliament yesterday with a comfortable margin. »


Comment: SEC amends emergency order regarding short sales of securities of certain financial firms

Comment: SEC amends emergency order regarding short sales of securities of certain financial firms

Sean O'Malley, a partner in the business law department and a member of the financial services and investment management groups at US law firm Goodwin Procter, says the SEC's amendments to »


Hedgeweek Comment: Bayou hedge fund fraud continues to reverberate

Hedgeweek Comment: Bayou hedge fund fraud continues to reverberate

Frustrated investors in the defunct Bayou Management hedge funds run by Sam Israel, the fund manager who faked his death last month in a vain bid to escape prison for a USD450m fraud, are »


Hedgeweek Comment: Funds of funds gain new lease of life

Hedgeweek Comment: Funds of funds gain new lease of life

As volatility lingers in the marketplace, investors are turning to funds of hedge funds to make the best of the situation. »


Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

As equity markets sag under the weight of bad economic news and the continuing problems of the global financial industry, short sellers are having »


Hedgeweek Comment: Trust the hedge fund manager?

Hedgeweek Comment: Trust the hedge fund manager?

Activist hedge fund manager William Ackman has suggested a rescue plan to restructure Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac which, he claims, will reduce leverage at the two government-sponsored but »


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