Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Hedge funds cut back on equity research

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Volatile markets are producing sharp reductions in spending on equity research from brokerage firms, which had held up in previous years Continue reading

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SFO may face legal challenge on Weavering

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Investors demand hedge fund fraud probe is reopened as court rules founder Magnus Peterson committed deceit and awards creditors over $450m Continue reading

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Weavering a rude awakening for investors

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Finding they now own rights to an X-rated musical highlights their hollow victory despite court awarding them $450m damages for fund fraud Continue reading

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Hedge fund traded on Procter tip

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Former Galleon portfolio manager Michael Cardillo testified that he bought JM Smucker shares after learning from a colleague of the company’s deal with P&G Continue reading

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ETF Trading Report

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Parsing Low Vol And Low Beta

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Think low volatility and low beta are the same? Think again.Russell offers two ETFs that track modified versions of the Russell 1000, one with a low-beta strategy , one with a low-v… Continue reading

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From talk of the town to merger talks

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If there is a single figure who confounds the notion of the hedge fund industry as secretive and introverted, it is Arpad ‘Arki’ Busson Continue reading

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Hedge fund chief faces lifetime ban

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Regulator seeks to impose largest individual penalty for a non-market abuse case on Alberto Micalizzi for allegedly lying to investors Continue reading

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Dollar ETF Rallies 5% in May Breakout

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An exchange traded fund pegged to the U.S. Dollar Index has broken out in May on Eurozone debt worries and pushed stocks and commodities ETFs lower. PowerShares US Dollar Index Bullish (NYSEArca: UUP) … Continue reading

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Busson’s EIM group in merger talks

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Hedge fund pioneer hopes to find strategic partner with whom firm could combine while he remains a shareholder in the combined business Continue reading

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