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→  June 15, 2014

Unfortunately, the word hedge fund has sinister connotations for most of us. It conjures up images of intrigue, conspiracy and fund managers snooping around for information to exploit. A series of high profile scams involving hedge funds has only reinforced this image further. It was the fund manager of Galleon Hedge Fund, Raj Rajaratnam, who […]

→  June 14, 2014

Almost since the day it acquired AIG (NYSE: AIG  ) , hedge fund Third Point, run by noted investor Daniel Loeb, has been selling off its massive stake in the company. And that only continued in the first quarter, as it slashed its total position in AIG — including its options — by almost 50%. Source: […]

→  June 14, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago hedge fund CEO has made a $2.5 million donation to the campaign of Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (ROW’-ner). Records show 45-year-old Citadel CEO Ken Griffin has now given Rauner a total of $3.57 million. Griffin in the past has made campaign contributions to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, […]

→  June 14, 2014

CHICAGO — A Chicago hedge fund CEO has made a $2.5 million donation to the campaign of Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (ROW’-ner). Records show 45-year-old Citadel CEO Ken Griffin has now given Rauner a total of $3.57 million. Griffin in the past has made campaign contributions to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a […]

→  June 14, 2014

CHICAGO – A Chicago hedge fund CEO has made a $2.5 million donation to the campaign of Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (ROW’-ner). Records show 45-year-old Citadel CEO Ken Griffin has now given Rauner a total of $3.57 million. Griffin in the past has made campaign contributions to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a […]

→  June 13, 2014

Article source: http://www.businessinsider.in/Quiet-Markets-Are-Killing-Four-Huge-Hedge-Fund-Names/articleshow/36502087.cms

→  June 13, 2014

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→  June 13, 2014

Posted // 2014-06-13 – In preparation for the World Cup Black Brazilians complain of police violence. Top of the Alty World “In Brazil: ‘White People Running Are Athletes; Black People Running Are Thieves’”–The Root Hillary Clinton’s lack of support for same-sex marriage prior to 2013 could hurt her in a Democratic primary.–The Atlantic The stunning […]

→  June 13, 2014

In Meridian Sunrise Village, LLC v. NB Distressed Debt Investment Fund Ltd., et al., No. 13-5503(W.D. Wash. Mar. 7, 2014), the court held that hedge funds acquiring distressed debt did not constitute “financial institutions” for purposes of a loan agreement’s assignment limitation.  Prior to bankruptcy, the debtor had borrowed money to construct a shopping center pursuant […]

→  June 12, 2014

On the surface, the 11-year-old battle between one 69-year-old New York hedge fund mogul and Argentina seems hardly fair — especially when several other countries joined the fight and lined up alongside the South American country. But today, that person, billionaire investor Paul Singer, head of Elliott Management, could get closer than he’s ever been […]