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Trading Most Difficult Since Lehman on Greece Redux: Currencies

by Elizabeth McCormick (Bloomberg) — It hasn’t been this difficult to trade currencies since the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. shook markets worldwide. The difference between the price at which traders are will ...
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Ex-Goldman Trader Wang Is Said to Start Asia-Focused Fund

by Kelly BitBei Hu (Bloomberg) — Ted Wang, the former co-head of equities trading for the Americas at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., is starting a hedge fund firm with three colleagues from the bank. Wang, 48, plans to open Puiss ...
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Hedge funds earned $1.5 trillion for investors in last 10 years

(Reporting by Nishant Kumar; Editing by Mark Potter) Reuters) – Hedge funds earned $1.5 trillion for their investors over the last ten years and more pension funds are increasing the amount of money they allocate to them, tr ...
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Investors cut hedge fund bets in January

(Reporting by Nishant Kumar; Editing by Crispian Balmer) (Reuters) – Investors’ interest in hedge funds fell in January as they pulled out more cash than they invested, data showed on Tuesday, part of an annual rejig o ...
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Hedge fund industry’s top performers mainly small, little-known

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) – The hedge fund industry’s biggest performances in 2014 came from some of its smallest, least-known players, according to data from research firm Simplify. The results a ...
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Appeals Court Deals Setback to Crackdown on Insider Trading

Updated, 9:44 p.m. | The convictions had racked up in recent years, 85 people all told, as Manhattan prosecutors swept through Wall Street with what they described as clear-cut evidence of insider trading. But on Wednesday, a fede ...
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Retirement target-date funds make hedge fund style bets

(Reuters) – A fast-growing segment of U.S. retirement plans is using hedge-fund type strategies to bet a small but increasing slice of their assets. BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world’s largest asset manager, and Manning ...
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This time is different? Hedge funds in ’08 vs. now

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The hedge fund industry has put in safeguards to make sure the next crisis is nowhere near as bad as the last. That’s the case being made by Don Steinbrugge, managing partner at ...
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Taking Aim – the SEC’s Continued Focus on Hedge Funds

November 2014 | Nicholas Lewis, McGuireWoods LLP   Legal and regulatory “It is difficult to overstate how much the regulatory landscape for hedge fund managers has changed over the past four years.”1 So said Norm Champ, ...
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How pensions make investing too complex

Finance Commentary by Rodger Lowenstein Fortune Magazine Pricey consultants have convinced many pension funds to pile into private equity, real estate and hedge funds, which don’t necessarily promise higher returns or long-term ...
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