Stories

  • Citi Combines Mortgage Businesses

    January 10, 2008

    Citigroup is planning to incorporate its various mortgage businesses, a memo to the company's employees on Tuesday showed.

  • Banking on a Bubble

    November 20, 2007

    Savvy investors could beneÞt when the Chinese equity market mania, fanned by the People's Bank of China, comes to a crashing end.

  • Citi Dweller

    November 20, 2007

    When Citigroup chairman Charles Prince III ceded leadership of the firm to former Treasury secretary Robert Rubin amidst massive losses at the investment banking giant related to subprime mortgages, it was a reminder of the power wielded by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Citi's largest shareholder.

  • CLASS REVIEW: Event-Driven Funds

    November 20, 2007

    Nothing lasts forever. Event-driven hedge funds have benefited from cooperative financing markets during the past three years, but creditors' decreasing risk appetite in the third quarter made September a difficult month for the strategy.

  • College Connection

    November 20, 2007

    After a student takes his own life, Marc Mazur works to focus on mental health issues on campus.

  • Comeback Kid

    November 20, 2007

    After several years of struggling to beat the market, Maverick Capital's Lee Ainslie is once again on top of his game, trying to disprove the skeptics who questioned his strategy.

  • Critical Choice

    November 20, 2007

    Picking the right trading algorithm can mean the difference between success or failure -- particularly in volatile markets.

  • Currency of Change

    November 20, 2007

    A top currency trader in the '80s, Bill Lipschutz now looks to capitalize on investors' appetite for foreign exchange.

  • Diamond Ambition

    November 20, 2007

    Will Dow Kim's new hedge fund be a dazzling gem or a sack of coal?

  • Extra! Extra!

    November 20, 2007

    November 14 was a busy news day for Wall Street.

  • InvestorForum

    November 20, 2007

    Summer market volatility be damned. Investors are not backing away from their commitment to statistical arbitrage and quantitative hedge funds.

  • Japan Awakes

    November 20, 2007

    Understated by nature, Japanese institutional investors don't openly proclaim their attraction to hedge funds.

  • Masters of Art

    November 20, 2007

    By using skills they've honed in the financial markets, hedge fund managers are helping to shape the future of contemporary art.

  • Off the Beaten Path

    November 20, 2007

    The Milwaukee suburb of St. Francis, Wisconsin, population 8,662, has never been known as a center of industry.

  • Patriot State

    November 20, 2007

    Despite losing money in a couple of high-profile collapses, Massachusetts' PRIT stands by hedge funds.

  • Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico

    November 20, 2007

    After years of fighting New Mexico's state legislature for the right to invest in hedge funds, the $13.7 billion Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico is finding that the battle was well worth it.

  • Scoreboard

    November 20, 2007

    Hedge fund returns by strategy, sorted by investment process, asset class and geographic focus, through September 30, 2007.

  • Setting Standards

    November 20, 2007

    The subprime mortgage mess and the sudden loss of liquidity in the global credit markets provided an unexpectedly dramatic backdrop for last month's release of the London-based Hedge Fund Working Group's inaugural paper on best practices -- a bid to keep regulators at bay.

  • Transformers

    November 20, 2007

    Here are the top U.S. analysts who have adapted their research coverage to help hedge funds generate alpha.

  • Turning to Tech

    November 20, 2007

    Our second annual ranking of the leading technology providers to hedge funds.

  • UPDATE: Long-Only Hedge Funds

    November 20, 2007

    The rise in popularity of long-only hedge funds over the past few years has had many longtime hedge fund investors scratching their heads.


 

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