Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Hedge Fund Must Pay Wachovia $2.1 Million Over Swap Dispute – BusinessWeek

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Hedge Fund Must Pay Wachovia $2.1 Million Over Swap DisputeBusinessWeek30 (Bloomberg) — An Isle of Jersey-registered hedge fund was ordered to pay Wachovia Corp., the bank now owned by Wells Fargo & Co., $2.1 million in a dispute over a credit- de… Continue reading

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Red Kite’s bearish view on metals pays off – Financial Times

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Red Kite's bearish view on metals pays offFinancial TimesThe London-based commodities hedge fund Red Kite has profited handsomely from the rout in the copper market. Its flagship fund has delivered returns of about 50 per cent so far this year as i… Continue reading

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Hedge funds, financiers and private equity make up 27% of Tory funding – Bureau of Investigative Journalism

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Bureau of Investigative JournalismHedge funds, financiers and private equity make up 27% of Tory fundingBureau of Investigative JournalismThe top financier donor was David Rowland, who contributed £1.16m and is linked to Banque Havilland and hedge fun… Continue reading

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City’s influence over Conservatives laid bare by research into donations – The Guardian

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Bureau of Investigative JournalismCity's influence over Conservatives laid bare by research into donationsThe GuardianThe largest contributor across all the business sectors studied by the bureau was hedge funds which donated £1.38m (11.4%). Three… Continue reading

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Hedge Fund Must Pay Wachovia $2.1 Million Over Swap Dispute – Bloomberg

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Hedge Fund Must Pay Wachovia $2.1 Million Over Swap DisputeBloombergAn Isle of Jersey-registered hedge fund was ordered to pay Wachovia Corp., the bank now owned by Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC), $2.1 million in a dispute over a credit- default swap. …… Continue reading

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* Sri Lankan fund manager financed LTTE terrorists – Vanity Fair exclusive – Colombo Page

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New York Daily News* Sri Lankan fund manager financed LTTE terrorists – Vanity Fair exclusiveColombo PageSept 30, Colombo: Sri Lankan-born Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, who was found guilty on all counts in the high-profile insider trading… Continue reading

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The world has turned to US dollar by default – Financial Times

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ReutersThe world has turned to US dollar by defaultFinancial TimesMeeting at a Pictet alternative investment conference in Zurich this week, some of the world's smartest hedge fund managers agreed that at some point soon the euro may slide to parit… Continue reading

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Good at Chess? A Hedge Fund May Want to Hire You – New York Times

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New York TimesGood at Chess? A Hedge Fund May Want to Hire YouNew York TimesMr. Weinstein, now a star hedge fund manager, was trying to get a summer job at Goldman Sachs in 1991, when he was just 18. After being told there was nothing available, he sto… Continue reading

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Open Platform: A Hedge Fund’s Guide to IT – www.waterstechnology.com

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www.waterstechnology.comOpen Platform: A Hedge Fund's Guide to ITwww.waterstechnology.comIf you are the CTO, CIO or senior IT manager of a hedge fund, you have, or most likely will consider, outsourcing or upgrading your outsourced technology. The … Continue reading

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Hedge funds keep delivering in tough times – The Australian

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Hedge funds keep delivering in tough timesThe AustralianTHEY may be widely known for shorting stocks, punting on takeover tussles and for titans like George Soros, but hedge funds are also delivering in tough markets, and investors are taking notice. A… Continue reading

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