Hedge funds learn secrets not so safe... [more]From WSJ.com: In the hedge-fund world, there is no more closely guarded secret than what stock a firm is preparing to target. But recently, a few fund managers have discovered that their plans may not be as secret as they thought.
The reason: Bloomberg LP and other data providers inform banks
Three of our favorite hedge fund managers... [more]From Uniongazette.com: If imitation is the sincerest kind of flattery, these prime hedge fund managers selected by our panel of Motley Fool contributors are possibly blushing. Every has reached the pinnacle of accomplishment in an business renowned for its ruthless pop-and-drop nature. As a outcome,
Regulatory - SEC official sees ‘positive change’ in private equity firms... [more]From CFO.com: Private equity firms have remedied some of their “more objectionable” deficiencies but more enforcement actions may be brought against them, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission official.
…Rozenblit also said a specialized group of SEC examiners will focus on he
Commodities - Hedge funds bet oil will fall further... [more]From Bloomberg.com: Hedge funds boosted bearish wagers on oil to a four-year high as U.S. supplies grew the most since 2001. Money managers increased short positions in West Texas Intermediate crude to the highest level since September 2010 in the week ended Jan. 20, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading C
…And Finally - Wheelie bin receives parking ticket... [more]From Orange.co.uk: A traffic warden is being investigated for slapping a parking ticket on a wheelie bin in Carmarthen.
The warden shocked motorists after jokingly sticking a penalty charge notice on the bin because it was blocking the road on double yellow lines, reports BBC News.