Apr 15 2014 | 3:32pm ET
Hedge funds may indeed be too big to fail, a new study argues, and may have contributed significantly to the economic crisis that began in 2007.
Reint Gropp, in the latest issue of the San Francisco Fed Economic Letter, argues that hedge funds fueled the 2007-2009 crisis and are today an even bigger threat than banks.
Apr 16 2014 | 9:48am ET
American public pension funds are in bigger trouble than widely thought, according to the world's largest hedge-fund manager.
Apr 16 2014 | 9:47am ET
Dueling groups of deep-pocketed hedge fund managers are hoping to have an outsized impact on the U.S. congressional elections this year.
Apr 16 2014 | 9:45am ET
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson owns a 15,000-square-foot home in tony Southampton, N.Y. But he thinks that a proposed home roughly one-third the size endangers the village's, well, tony-ness.
Apr 16 2014 | 8:23am ET
We knew hedge funds weren't off to a stellar start in 2014, but according to data provider Preqin, they're off to their worse start since 2008.
Apr 16 2014 | 8:02am ET
Michael Forman, CEO of Franklin Square Capital Partners, will ring the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, marking the listing of the FS Investment Corp.
Apr 15 2014 | 3:29pm ET
To the many epithets leveled by Third Point's Daniel Loeb at Sotheby's, add "liar."More News
Apr 10 2014 | 9:48am ET
Christopher Tsai, whose $28 million long/short hedge fund is up 29% since inception in 2011, spoke to FINalternatives senior reporter Mary Campbell recently about his fund, his outlook on emerging markets and the influence his family has had on his investment approach.
Apr 8 2014 | 6:18am ET
U.S. fund managers are finding roadblocks to marketing in the European Economic Area, as AIFMD regulations fall into place. David Lawrence, director at DMS Offshore Investment Services, explains the challenges facing U.S. funds, including the difficulties of employing reserve solicitation to raise assets, and warns managers that they should proceed with caution.
Mar 28 2014 | 4:58am ET
Bregal Capital founder Edmund Lazarus was set to get what many other London hedge fund managers have: a vast and luxurious basement larger than the house to which it was connected. At least, he was until two trees got in the way.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…