Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Last updated 39 min ago
Sep 2 2014 | 8:25am ET
Vice President Joseph Biden took aim at the so-called “carried interest” tax loophole benefiting hedge fund and private equity managers during a Labor Day address in Detroit.
Sep 2 2014 | 9:15am ET
It seems like only yesterday that the first wave of liquid alternative funds washed over the financial industry, and yet those in the know are already talking about a second wave—if not a third.
Sep 2 2014 | 8:21am ET
Some hedge funds are hoping to profit from Goldman Sachs’ pain over the collapse of Banco Espírito Santo.
Sep 2 2014 | 8:20am ET
The last private-equity firm accused in a major collusion lawsuit has settled the allegations.
Sep 2 2014 | 8:19am ET
Carl Icahn’s recent claim to have made a 76% return on eBay Inc. shares isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Sep 2 2014 | 8:18am ET
The International Capital Markets Association is moving to ensure that the ugliness between Argentina and a group of hedge funds that pushed the country into its second default in 13 years doesn’t happen again.
Sep 2 2014 | 8:17am ET
The trustee in the Bernard Madoff case is taking two adverse court rulings as an opportunity to again sue several banks that allegedly benefitted from the $65 billion Ponzi scheme.More News
Aug 29 2014 | 10:00am ET
When Maury Fertig and Bob Huffman, former Salomon Brothers coworkers, launched Relative Value Partners in 2004, the only people they knew with money were “other Wall Street people.” So they started managing money for money managers and today financial industry types still account for about half their clientele. RVP invests in closed-end funds, managing $950 million across a number of strategies, the oldest of which—their Balanced strategy—is up 7.33% on an annualized basis since inception in '04.
Aug 22 2014 | 12:52pm ET
The last five years were phenomenal for investors in equity indices. Will the next five years offer the same opportunities? Campbell & Company's Susan Roberts gives us her view on managed futures and what they may hold in store for investors.
Aug 28 2014 | 3:01pm ET
Och-Ziff Capital founder Daniel Och and his wife have made a "generous donation" to her alma mater to fund a program for women in finance.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...