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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:

rtxcg5sThe Lehman derivatives muddle – FT Alphaville

Ex-AIG chief Cassano back in U.S. – Reuters

Hedgie dies in escalator fall - Fox News

Swiss hit Lansdowne to lure Hedgies – Swisster

Irish FinMin on the hedge fund backing anti EU-campaign – Irish Times

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

rtxcg5sSocGen bankers quit to start hedge fund – FT

Millionaire numbers dwindle – Reuters

Speculators and the oil price: Data drilling – Economist

Paulson’s Lehman hangover – NY Post

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

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Fuld says being “dumped on” for Lehman failure – Reuters

MF Global starts Japan brokerage – Bloomberg

Despite UK taxes, funds stay in London – WSJ

US hedge fund locks horns with Chinese tycoons – South China Morning Post

Pushing back against energy speculation limits – Institutional Investor

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

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Some hedgies still feel effects of 2008 redemptions – Dow Jones

HSBC seeks to fill Lehman void as hedge fund broker – Bloomberg

What investors want from hedge funds now- Business Week

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

 
rtxcg5sHedge fund boss accuses PM of ignoring crunch alarm bell – London Evening Standard

Citadel to oversee Lehman assets – FT Alphaville

Hedgie Paulson mad about Citi – New York Post

Hedge funds hiring again after downturn – Reuters

Blackstone gem – buyout leader excels in hedge sector – New York Post

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

rtxcg5sNew UK tax sends hedge funds fleeing – WSJ

Citadel files $470 mln clain against Lehman – Reuters

Hedge fund assets fall by $200 bln – Telegraph

Europe’s largest hedge fund increases India exposure – Financial News

Why are analysts so wrong? – Global Investing

Bearish Bullman

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Stocks may have enjoyed a huge rebound this year (the S&P 500 is up 50 pct from its March low), but the rally is based on speculation, according to one hedge fund firm.

rtr1s6hiBullman Investment Management, which runs a global macro fund, has just put on short positions on the S&P and the financials sector via ETFs, manager Nick Bullman told me.

A change of Mood

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Rating agency Moody’s has updated its hedge fund ratings process in the wake of the Madoff fraud and the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

rtrctsgThe firm, which rates hedge funds on their operational risks, is putting more emphasis on certain aspects which it thinks could be key to investors.

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