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Residents in Prestonpans are being asked for their help in planting more than 400 trees gifted to the community by the Woodland Trust. A community tree-planting event is being organised by the Friends of Cuthill Park on Saturday from 2pm to 4pm, when volunteers are asked to turn out in force in warm clothing, sturdy […]

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New York hedge fund in talks to save pawnbroker Gold price fall hit pawnbroker (Stuart Wallace) THE stricken high street pawnbroker Albemarle Bond is in rescue talks with a giant Wall Street hedge fund. Fortress, a $60bn (£36bn) investment behemoth, is in discussions to buy out debt owed to Albemarle’s banks, in effect handing it control […]

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BOSTON: After years of complaining about high fees and lackluster returns, hedge fund investors have something new to grumble about: It is getting harder to see even the most basic data about what’s happening with their money.Big-name hedge funds like Third Point Capital, Paulson Co, Pershing Square Capital Management, and Eton Park Capital Management have […]

→  March 8, 2014

BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge fund manager John Paulson’s returns soared last month as gold rallied and bets on telecommunications and energy companies paid off. Paulson, whose moves have been closely watched ever since he earned billions on his bet against the overheated housing market, told clients in a letter sent on Thursday that his Advantage […]

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Facebook After every crisis, someone has to pick up the pieces. In the financial world, the cleanup crew often involves hedge funds and private equity firms that understand how to deal with distressed assets – how to restructure them, and make things shiny and new again. You would think those funds would be quite busy […]

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By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) – After years of complaining about high fees and lackluster returns, hedge fund investors have something new to grumble about: It is getting harder to see even the most basic data about what’s happening with their money. Big-name hedge funds like Third Point Capital, Paulson Co, Pershing Square Capital Management, […]

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→  March 7, 2014

From cnbc.com Investment firms have sharply increased the protection they buy against macroeconomic shocks, so called “tail risk” hedging for a potential armed conflict in Eastern Europe. “There’s been an uptick in hedging activitywe’ve definitely seen funds add to tail hedges in case the conflict escalates,” said Jon Kinderlerer, who analyzes Credit Suisse’s hedge fund […]

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Greenlight Capital Inc., a well known activist hedge fund focused on investing in special situations led by David Einhorn, saw its market value rise sharply during the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a recent 13F-HR filing with the SEC. The fund specializes in value-oriented, research-driven investments across a variety of different sectors and industries. […]