Stories

  • Alpha's Hedge Fund Hall of Fame

    May 19, 2008

    Fourteen men who have shaped the the $2 trillion industry.

  • Hedge Fund 100

    May 19, 2008


    JP Morgan leads Alpha's annual ranking of the world's biggest hedge funds.

  • A Convenient Truth

    April 22, 2008

    Traders see major opportunities in carbon emission credits.

  • A First Move

    April 22, 2008

    Connecticut's treasurer ponders a hedge fund allocation.

  • Back in the U.S.S.R.

    April 22, 2008

    Anton Khmelnitski seeks value in the former Soviet Union.

  • Banker Surprise

    April 22, 2008

    Bank of America thought it had a gimme lined up early this year when it put its prime brokerage up for sale with the expectation that JPMorgan Chase & Co. would pony up more than $800 million for the operation.

  • Class Review: Good Hard-Commodity Returns

    April 22, 2008

    Coal prices are reaching new highs, Chinese demand for base metals shows no sign of slowing, and gold remains well above its 1980 peak despite retreating below $1,000 an ounce.

  • Divided They Stand

    April 22, 2008

    What’s the price of access to the White House? Hedge funds pay up to find out.

  • Earning Attention

    April 22, 2008

    Jeffrey Immelt has a tough job.

  • Hedge Funds Flex Political Muscle

    April 22, 2008

    Barack Obama leads in attracting campaign contributions from hedge fund managers.

  • Here to Eternity

    April 22, 2008

    Nunavut Trust turns to hedge funds to support the Inuit.

  • InvestorForum

    April 22, 2008

    Institutional investors are still on the fence about portable alpha.

  • No Don Quixote, He

    April 22, 2008

    Phillip Goldstein is back, challenging advertising rules.

  • No Time for Complacency

    April 22, 2008

    Market turmoil promises more pressure from investors.

  • Offshore Fantasy?

    April 22, 2008

    Legislation may threaten tax deferrals.

  • Peace Officers Retirement System of Iowa

    April 22, 2008

    Don’t accuse Iowa’s Peace Officers Retirement System of being out of its league.

  • Power Players

    April 22, 2008

  • Scoreboard

    April 22, 2008

    Hedge fund returns by strategy, sorted by investment process, asset class and ­geographic focus, through February 29, 2008.

  • Short Stop

    April 22, 2008

    An FSA official comes down on short-sale rumors.

  • Stocking Up: Red Meat

    April 22, 2008

    Macquarie moves into sheep and cattle business.

  • The Anti-Activists

    April 22, 2008

    There’s a new playbook on activist hedge funds.

  • The Kings of Cash

    April 22, 2008


    John Paulson's $3.7 billion tops Alpha's survey of the 50 highest-paid hedge fund managers.

  • The Money Trail

    April 22, 2008

  • Update: Rail Wars

    April 22, 2008

    If CSX prevails, it will be a rare win against hostile share-holders.

  • Village Voice

    April 22, 2008

    The sophistication behind Albourne's quaint Web site.

  • Voice of Hope

    April 22, 2008

    Adopting the cause of infant health.

  • Where the Money Is

    April 22, 2008

    See what hedge fund investment professionals at all levels are making.


 

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