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Hedgeweek Comment: Does fund regulation matter?

Hedgeweek Comment: Does fund regulation matter?

Thu, 09/10/2008 - 06:56

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

Wed, 08/10/2008 - 07:00

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

Tue, 07/10/2008 - 07:03

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?

Mon, 06/10/2008 - 07:12

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?

Thu, 02/10/2008 - 09:53

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. »

Comment - Julius Baer's Christian Gattiker: "This is not the time to make major portfolio shifts"

Comment - Julius Baer's Christian Gattiker: "This is not the time to make major portfolio shifts"

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 17:05

Christian Gattiker, head of research and equity strategy at Julius Baer, looks at the impact of the rejection by the US House of Representatives of »

Hedgeweek Comment: Donations from hedge funds - so what?

Hedgeweek Comment: Donations from hedge funds - so what?

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:04

The UK media on Sunday were agog with the news that the Conservative Party, which is widely expected to regain power at the next general election, has taken large donations from hedge fund man »

Comment: Is real estate the silver lining?

Comment: Is real estate the silver lining?

Tue, 30/09/2008 - 09:02

David Krein, senior director for institutional markets at Dow Jones Indexes, says that while financial sector stocks slump, the real estate sector has outperformed the US market by more th »

Hedgeweek Comment: Big time to small time

Hedgeweek Comment: Big time to small time

Mon, 29/09/2008 - 07:11

Alas! The day has come when bosses once at the helm of the world's largest financial institutions are now taking up lower-profile posts in lesser-known businesses. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Regulation all over the place

Hedgeweek Comment: Regulation all over the place

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 08:06

Regulators have banned short selling in order to ease the downward pressure on financial stocks, but they are still reviewing the details of this decision and amending it as and when they see fit. »

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