Stories

  • Shifting into High Gear

    March 15, 2004

    The General Motors pension plan is doubling its allocation to hedge funds, making a bold $2.5 billion bet on the asset class. Money is already on the move.

  • American Wonder

    February 27, 2004

    First Peter Thiel encouraged Americans to make online payments. Now he wants them to read -- about fast cars.

  • Betting Big on Martha

    February 27, 2004

    Betting Big on Martha ? Izzy's Indie Research ? AmEx: Charge ? McLean's Hedge ? Transparency the Dalton Way ? Paamco's London Adventure

  • Estranged Bedfellows

    February 27, 2004

    Lawmakers want to bar portfolio managers from running both a hedge fund and a mutual fund. Mutual fund investors could be the ones who suffer most.

  • How Europe's Hedge Funds Rate Equities Analysts

    February 27, 2004

    Researchers with strong long-term convictions -- and lots of short-term trading ideas -- win the most plaudits.

  • Is Mispricing Endemic in the Valuation of Hedge Funds?

    February 27, 2004

    Hedge funds that value their own positions without third-party supervision face a significant conflict of interest.

  • Magic Lyxor

    February 27, 2004

    Société Générale's hedge fund, structured products and ETFs unit doesn't manage money, but executives say it's the future of money management. It's a claim that can no longer be ignored.

  • Man of Steel

    February 27, 2004

    Microcap manager Warren Lichtenstein of Steel Partners II gets tough with recalcitrant CEOs. His hyperactivism can pay big.

  • Setting the Pace

    February 27, 2004

    WHEN IT COMES TO INVESTING, General Motors Corp. has long been a pacesetter.

  • The Europe Hedge Fund 25

    February 27, 2004

    Our first ranking of Europe's biggest single-manager hedge fund families shows assets concentrated among a few large players.



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