Friday, 19 September 2014
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Jan 3 2008 | 10:34am ET
Few things bring a smile to a hedge fund manager’s face than being right, and profiting handsomely by it. So there are likely to be more than a few broad grins on Atticus Management’s New York trading desk this morning.
The firm was recognized by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Trades for making two of the top hedge fund trades of 2007, moves which netted the firm almost $1.2 billion in and of themselves. The second annual list of the industry’s best trades also recognized such hedge fund giants as William Ackman’s activist Pershing Square Capital Management.
THE BIG TEN: Top Hedge Fund Trades of 2007
source: Dow Jones Hedge Fund Trades
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.