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Money managers under the microscope

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

rtxcg5sEU steered to strict hedge fund rules – Reuters

High fees, or no fees? – WSJ

Hedge fund bear throws in towel – FT

Hedge funds, brokers turn to poker – Sox First

New questions in Pequot case – AP

From Reuters TV: PB’s fishing, but are Hedgies biting?

In a desperate attempt to win market share, prime brokers are courting blue-chip hedge funds with offers of cheap credit. But are hedge funds biting?

Fight Fight Fight!

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bar_fight.gifFor those tiring of the squabbling over the European Union’s AIFM directive, at least the rhetoric continues to impress.

The EU threat has certainly made pension funds more bullish, and this week they were threatening to gang up on “arrogant” hedgies to force through far stricter terms on performance fees. “Institutional investors are totally disillusioned with funds not delivering what was on the tin,” Philip Read, chairman of the British Coal scheme, told chastened managers at the Hedge 2009 conference.

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Hedge fund stories from Reuters and elsewhere:

rtxcg5sNew players spur hedge fund secondary market – MarketWatch

Hedge funds got it right – Washington Post

Arbs say Cadbury price hopes overblown – Reuters

Hedge funds remain defensive – Seeking Alpha

Pessimists pay the price – WSJ

Morning line-up

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

rtxcg5sHedge fund investor goal: An exit plan -WSJ

Hedge fund compensation; New funds, new tricks – Seeking Alpha

Hedge funds gain in August – Reuters

Alpha advertising - FT Alphaville

From the ashes: Can listed hedge funds rise again? – CityWire

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