Posts filed under “Hedge Funds”

Charlie Rose: A conversation with Bill Ackman

A conversation with Bill Ackman, major investor and hedge fund manager of Pershing Square Capital Management LP.

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A conversation with Bill Ackman
Charlie Rose, Tuesday, November 11, 2008

http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/9498

Category: Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Markets, Video

When Genius Failed

A financial firm borrows billions of dollars to make big bets on esoteric securities. Markets turn and the bets go sour. Overnight, the firm loses most of its money, and Wall Street suddenly shuns it. Fearing that its collapse could set off a full-scale market meltdown, the government intervenes and encourages private interests to bail…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Books, Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Markets

Andrew Lahde: Goodbye!

Now, this is how you close a fund!

Andrew Lahde, manager of a small California hedge fund, Lahde Capital, burst into the spotlight last year after his one-year-old fund returned 866% betting on the subprime collapse. Last month, he took his ball and went home. Tired of the stress, he closed the fund.

Today, Lahde passed along his "goodbye" letter (via FT Alphaville and Portfolio.com), a snarky "Up Yours" to those who do deserve it.

Enjoy:

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Category: Hedge Funds, Psychology

New Hedge Fund: Strategery Capital

Category: Hedge Funds, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Trusting the Hedgies

Did you get your hedge fund redemption demand in yet? The window closes today! >

Category: Hedge Funds, Investing, Trading

Hedge Fund Equity Exposure (Long/Short)

Interesting chart via Sentiment Trader: We see Hedgies are now as short as they were in 2004. > > I am not sure that hedgies are that short, but that’s merely a low confidence anecdotal info. I’ll ask Sentiment Trader where they get this data from.

Category: Hedge Funds, Psychology, Short Selling, Trading

Dear Investor….

Category: Credit, Currency, Finance, Hedge Funds, Short Selling

Is the Market Still a Future Indicator?

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Hedge Funds, Markets, Trading, Valuation

Hedge Fund Winners and Losers

Category: Hedge Funds, Trading

Paulson & Co Opening New Fund to Re-Capitalize Banks

Category: Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Short Selling, Trading