Sunday, 14 September 2014
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Sep 12 2014 | 6:07am ET
Carl Icahn’s son has abandoned plan to launch his own hedge fund after negotiations with his father collapsed.
Brett Icahn and his partner, analyst David Schechter, hoped to set up an activist hedge fund in Miami that would accept outside capital and allow them to earn more money than they currently do at the elder Icahn’s firm.
Sep 12 2014 | 6:06am ET
Algebris Investments is planning a big bet on Italian loans.
Sep 12 2014 | 6:05am ET
Carl Icahn and Hertz Global Holdings have agreed on a ceasefire.
Sep 12 2014 | 6:04am ET
Third Point raised an additional $2.5 billion in just two weeks after reopening to investment last month.
Sep 12 2014 | 6:03am ET
Goldman Sachs Group is behind an effort to buy $350 million in distressed-debt fund investments on the secondary market.
Sep 12 2014 | 6:01am ET
Argentina’s Congress yesterday approved a new law offering its creditors the opportunity to exchange their defaulted debt for new notes issued under Argentine law—and to get paid.
Sep 12 2014 | 6:00am ET
Paulson & Co. has long pushed for mining company AngloGold Ashanti to split. But the company’s recently announced plan isn’t good enough for the hedge fund.More News
Sep 10 2014 | 2:43pm ET
A high-profile hedge fund manager is caught up in a nasty child custody battle in Georgia. Renee Haugerud, founder of the commodity-focused hedge fund Galtere, is embroiled in a dispute between her husband, John Murphy, and his ex-wife Michelle Murphy—a dispute that has sparked a social media campaign to “free” the Murphys' two children.
Sep 4 2014 | 5:45am ET
In the wake of a traumatic loss, whether it is financial or personal, it is just human nature to overcompensate to make sure the experience is not repeated. But while that is understandable, it is rarely the best response. And so it has proved for many hedge fund investors over the past few years. In this article, industry expert Neil Azous explores the cult of loss aversion in global macro investing.
Sep 5 2014 | 4:43am ET
The life of a Connecticut hedge-fund billionaire is coming to the small screen.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
The Federal Reserve keeps baby-stepping toward a “normalization” of monetary policy. But just what is normal?