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Apr 14 2008 | 2:00am ET
One of the few hedge fund bright spots for Bear Stearns last year has turned sour in 2008.
The Emerging Markets Macro Fund was down 15.2% in the first quarter, the fund told investors, after an 11% decline in March. The fund blamed bad bets on global currencies for the decline.
The once $2.6 billion fund, managed by Melissa Ko, is down to just $1.2 billion. It returned 25.5% in 2007.
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.