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Hedge Funds

  1. masters of the universe
    Cliff Asness, SuperheroHis special power? Being a gigantic jackass.
  2. ballsy crime
    Raj Rajaratnam Seemed ‘Relaxed’ at Pretrial HearingSuspicious.
  3. bogus
    Hedge-Fund Executive Explores Other Growth OpportunitiesAn executive at a Connecticut hedge fund is arrested for cultivating a huge amount of pot.
  4. suburban malaise
    Greenwich, Connecticut, Kids Still Totally Bored by Local Nightlife“It’s a cougar den.”
  5. white men who love orchids
    Steve Eisman’s Outspokenness, Orchid Habit May Have Caused Rift With Morgan StanleyWhen it comes to his own fund, The Big Short’s main character might be a little short-sighted.
  6. slatterns
    Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell Gets Her Pity Date With Hedge Funds“It’s nice to be wanted.”
  7. hedge funds
    Hedge Fund Tax Changes Cause Indigestion in GreenwichOversize fees may become slightly less oversize.
  8. feuds
    Shameless Connecticut Invites Hedge Fund Honchos to ‘Intimate Dinner’And anything might happen after dessert!
  9. craven slideshows
    Hedge Funds’ Hottest Assets: The Ladies of Investor RelationsMeet the cheerleaders for the math team.
  10. finance fiction
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part XIThe conversation we might have had with billionaire hedge-funder John Paulson over Instant Messenger today, if we were, like, bros.
  11. stupid crime of the day
    Hedge-Funder’s Wife Wastes Entire Bottle of Wine by Hitting Husband With ItThese people have no boundaries.
  12. beach reading
    Trading Inside Information Was ‘Like an Orgasm’ for Danielle ChiesiA “classic tale of desire and betrayal” from, er, ‘Fortune.’
  13. feuds
    Connecticut Flirts With Money Men Right in Front of New YorkOh no she didn’t.
  14. p-money
    John Paulson Is Upbeat on the Economy But Is Hoarding Gold Just in CaseJust in case, you know, society collapses.
  15. white men with money
    Ray Dalio Will Tell You You’re a Slimy Weasel to Your FaceEven if you are his wife.
  16. fi-cri fallout
    All Investors Think They’re Sophisticated Until They Start Losing Money“We were just lambs being led to the slaughter,” investor in CDOs whimpers. Only without the blindfold, or the chain, or anything like that.
  17. white men with money
    Today’s Ira Sohn Conference: Who Will Cry?Bill Ackman, or the recipient of David Einhorn’s annual smackdown?
  18. white men with money
    Will John Paulson’s Deal With Goldman Sachs Cost Him His Seat on the Board of Spence?“We just simply don’t have a culture of allowing board members with this much controversial publicity in a leadership role.”
  19. international affairs
    David Einhorn vs. The Wall Street Journal vs. DealbreakerThe devolution of an argument over currency manipulation.
  20. Paolo Pellegrini: Duh, of Course ACA Knew We Were Planning to Short AbacusA deposition from the former Paulson and Company employee contradicts the government’s case against Goldman Sachs.
  21. book club
    Hedge-Fund Manager/Author Eric Rosenfeld Explains How Magic Farts Can Affect Your Bottom Line“You used the word ‘gross,’ but it’s not gross. It’s beautiful.”
  22. love everlasting
    Will Steve Cohen Settle?The billionaire hedge-fund master’s ex-wife upped her demands yesterday, asking for a share of his company. Steve Fishman explains the legal and emotional gambits in play.
  23. white men with something inside them
    It Took Hedge-Fund Manager Eric Rosenfeld Ten Years to Write a Book About One FartIt’s about farting, and secrets.
  24. it’s complicated
    Steve Cohen’s Ex-Wife Is Being Sued by the Lawyer She Hired to Sue HimPatricia Cohen’s legal crusade against her billionaire ex just got more complicated.
  25. white men with money
    Hedge-Fund Managers Who Bet on Financial Companies Made Loads of Money Last YearIn the meantime, CEOs of said companies made squat.
  26. white men with broken hearts
    Former IBM Executive Gets Misty After Pleading Guilty to Insider TradingBob Moffat was just trying to help out his “friend.”
  27. finance fiction
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part XThe conversation we might have had with rock-star hedge-funder John Paulson over Instant Messenger today, if we were, like, bros.
  28. real estate
    Hedge Fund Moves In On Stuyvesant TownAppaloosa Management is flexing its muscles during foreclosure.
  29. ballsy crime
    Rabbi Accused of Trying to Extort Millions From Mysterious ‘Connecticut Hedge Fund’Hmmm, which one, we wonder?
  30. white men with money
    Suit: Staffer’s Hotness Sexually Confounds Falcone Family “If you weren’t so beautiful, you wouldn’t be here.”
  31. doing what the part requires
    Forget Oliver Stone: The Good Guy Will Show You the Real Wall StreetWith some kissing scenes with the girl from the ‘Gilmore Girls’ interspersed, obviously.
  32. great indignations
    Ex–Wall Street Wife Elyse Slaine Is Not HappyThe former Mrs. David Slaine has been subjected to many indignities.
  33. Lisa Falcone Can Buy a Whole New Set of Space Outfits NowPhillip Falcone’s Harbinger partners is up an amazing 46.55 percent.
  34. awesome things
    Steve Cohen’s Ex-Wife Drops LawsuitWell, mission accomplished, anyway.
  35. ballsy crime
    Raj Rajaratnam’s Insider Trading Was Worse Than Anyone ThoughtWe hope he enjoyed the dwarfs, because the rest of his life is going to suck.
  36. white men with giant brass balls
    David Tepper Is So Rich He Can Afford to Just Throw Money on the Floor “‘Would you pick that up?” he asks his employees.
  37. ballsy crime
    Raj Rajaratnam and Danielle Chiesi Plead Not Guilty to Insider TradingBut one of them is guilty, at least, of being sultry in the first degree!
  38. ballsy crime
    Rajaratnam’s Brother’s Hedge Fund Was Also Being Investigated by the SECIt’s a family affair!
  39. ballsy crime
    Forget Everything You’ve Heard: Raj Rajaratnam Never Traded on Inside InformationThe Galleon founder’s lawyers reject insider-trading charges on the grounds that he was improperly wiretapped.
  40. white men with milkshakes
    Hedge-Funder Ken Griffin Has Two IdentitiesTo some, he’s the Man Who Lost $8 Billion. To others, he’s the Man of 1,000 Milkshakes.
  41. if we were friends with john paulson
    If We Were Friends With John Paulson, Part VIIIWhat our IM conversation with the billionaire hedge-fund manager would have been like today, if we were like, bros.
  42. white men with money
    Citigroup Wants to Relaunch Hedge Fund Unit But Can’t Think of a Good NameWhat if we called it something like Awesome Citi Hedge Fund Group?
  43. relics of the boom
    Frozen in Time: The Offices of Duff Capital AdvisorsPhilip Duff’s hedge fund died, but the offices are still there to remind us of what things looked like Before The Crash.
  44. ballsy crime
    Raj Rajaratnam Would Never Abandon All That Sweet Real Estate Just to Avoid Prison“The idea that Mr. Rajaratnam would simply abandon those properties … is neither realistic nor credible.”
  45. ballsy crimes
    Hedge-Funders Are Now Supposed to Be Nervous About the SECPerhaps for the first time.
  46. ballsy crime
    Rajaratnam Gave Lots of Money to the Tamil TigersThis isn’t going to end well.
  47. ballsy crime
    Hedge-Funder Raj Rajaratnam Got Cranky When People Refused to Partake in His Insider-Trading SchemeRaj Rajaratnam, the billionaire founder of New York–based hedge fund Galleon Group, has been arrested. Things look pretty bad.
  48. ballsy crime
    Buy Sam Israel’s Getaway WheelsAnother piece of financial-fraud history is yours for the taking.
  49. white men with money
    Two Jurors Rejected in Bear Stearns TrialOne prospective juror wrote that big financial firms “always try to bend the rules to make as much money as possible.”
  50. italian men with money
    Hedge-Fund Manager Paolo Pellegrini Is a Jazz Lover With ‘Entry-level Supercars’John Paulson’s former right-hand man is charming in a Hannibal Lecter kind of way.
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