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Morning Line-up

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

rtxcg5sPaulson gives his on own biog a kicking - Business Week

Degorce launches fund - FT

Ex-Dreier broker pleads guilty to fraud – Reuters

The Treasury hedge fund - Robert Peston

The $100 bln FX hustle - FT Alphaville

Morning line-up

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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

Morning line-up

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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

John Paulson gains Buffett’s Midas touch

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FINANCIAL/Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who made a fortune currectly betting on the U.S. housing market collapse in 2007 and then the broader financial crisis last year, is starting to wield a Midas touch long associated with Warren Buffett.

Thanks to its bearish views, Paulson & Co over the past few years vaulted to the top ranks of the world’s largest hedge fund, multiplying its assets and earning Paulson a king’s ransom.

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