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United States/Americas

Are Hedge Funds Any Good? Blodget vs. Easterling: Round Two!
By HedgeWorld Staff
01/16/2007 12:15:04 AM ET

Garen was here.On Jan. 2, the online magazine Slate published an excerpt from Henry Blodget's new book, The Wall Street Self-Defense Manual, the title of which was "Please Do Not Buy Hedge Funds.
OPINION: Hedge, Private Equity Funds Head For Rocks
By By James Saft, Reuters
10/02/2008 8:26:53 AM ET

James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own LONDON (Reuters)—That whole "make money in any market" thing isn't necessarily working out to the advantage of the hedge fund and private equity industries.
Europe

Commentary: Mon Ami ISDA: Crisis in Credit Derivatives
By Janet Tavakoli
05/22/2006 12:02:59 AM ET

What would happen if every credit derivatives contract written by hedge funds were open to dispute? We may be about to find out. According to the International Swap Dealers Association (ISDA), the credit derivatives market is approximately $17.
Opinion: Grexit Worse Than Lehman?
By Reuters
05/16/2012 3:46:06 PM ET

Divyang Shah is an IFR markets analyst. The views expressed are his own. LONDON (IFR)—To say that the price action has become a little ugly would be an understatement but this is exactly what you get when you faced with an unpredictable and unknown outcome of a Grexit.
Asia/Australia

Oil and Power: Iran Approach Must Avoid Past Mistakes
By Janet Tavakoli
06/14/2006 3:59:24 PM ET

As tensions rise in Iran, fund managers look at events there and consider the right moves for their energy portfolios. It is estimated that Iran has 10% of the world's oil reserves, and the nation produces approximately four million barrels of oil per day with the capacity to produce six million barrels per day in easy reach.
Walter Examines International Pressure on Indonesia
By Christopher Faille, Senior Financial Correspondent
07/14/2008 3:05:57 PM ET

Book Review Governing Finance: East Asia's Adoption of International Standards, by Andrew Walter, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 2008, 235 pp.
International

Commentary: Mon Ami ISDA: Crisis in Credit Derivatives
By Janet Tavakoli
05/22/2006 12:02:59 AM ET

What would happen if every credit derivatives contract written by hedge funds were open to dispute? We may be about to find out. According to the International Swap Dealers Association (ISDA), the credit derivatives market is approximately $17.
Walter Examines International Pressure on Indonesia
By Christopher Faille, Senior Financial Correspondent
07/14/2008 3:05:57 PM ET

Book Review Governing Finance: East Asia's Adoption of International Standards, by Andrew Walter, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 2008, 235 pp.






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