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Dec 21 2011 | 2:09am ET
Amaranth Advisors' settlement of a class-action lawsuit has been approved by a federal judge.
The collapsed hedge fund will pay $77.1 million to end the lawsuit, accusing it of market manipulation. The pact was approved on Dec. 15 by U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin, with a hearing on final approval scheduled for March 27.
Amaranth imploded in 2006 after losing $6.6 billion in the natural gas markets. The firm had already settled with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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 ...