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 »


Hedgeweek Comment: Hedgies are doing it for themselves

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedgies are doing it for themselves

Yesterday, a former Bear Stearns hedge fund manager opened her own firm with nearly USD1bn in assets. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Steer clear of rumours

Hedgeweek Comment: Steer clear of rumours

Troubled times bring waves of rumours and speculation. But sometimes this goes too far, especially if it leads to something more serious, even illegal. »


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