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tea.jpgNews and views on the hedge fund industry from Reuters and elsewhere:

Citadel in advanced talks to hire Jake Walthour - Wall Street Journal

Fund bosses at Pendragon pocket £8m – City AM

Hedge fund investors take their revenge – Business Week

Farringdon launches special situations fund – HFM Week

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News and views on the hedge fund industry from Reuters and elsewhere:

tea.jpgPaulson Europe directors coin it in – Telegraph

Hedgie investors need clearer picture – Reuters

How much are your frozen assets worth? – Seeking Alpha

The Ken Griffin emergency room – Chicago Tribune

Hedge fund goes Mom & Pop – WSJ

Citadel stronger in ’09


2009 has proved so far to be a bumper year for hedge funds — not least due to a huge rebound in the price of most assets — helping eradicate at least some of the bad memories of last year.

rtxeg3fCitadel’s Kenneth Griffin has been a case in point.

An article in today’s Wall Street Journal (which dubs him a ‘titan’ and a ‘hedge fund king’), says Citadel made $5 billion in trading profits in the first nine months of this year as markets recovered.

Morning line-up


Hedge fund stories from the past 24 hours from Reuters and elsewhere:

rtxcg5sAnalysts’ picks beat mutual funds – FT

New kids on the prime brokerage block – WSJ

Citadel gearing up to be the next Goldman?  - Seeking Alpha

US hedge fund eyes Gulf opportunities – Reuters