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Time Sensitive Message: CHP Designation Opens Today, Saturday January 15th, 2011 at 2PM EST

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Time Sensitive CHP Opens at 2PM EST Today Today, in just 25 minutes at 2PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) the Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP) program will be open to a limited group of 200 new members: http://HedgeFundCertification.com/Enrollment….

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Asian Hedge Funds Size

Filed in BP, Gold Investing, hedge-funds, o, silver by on December 30, 2010 0 Comments

Asia Hedge Funds Size Smaller Asian Hedge Funds Shunned Despite Big GainsSize does matter, when it comes to Asian hedge funds looking to raise capital. Investors continue to give overwhelming preference to larger hedge funds over small hedge funds. B…

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Hedge Fund Analysts Insider Trading

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Hedge Fund Analysts Insider Trading Hedge Fund Analysts Talk to Insider Trading Investigators A new hedge fund analyst has started collaborating with the insider trading investigation. The Journal explains that hedge funds may have a new concern when …

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Investment Management Association Hedge Fund Directive

Filed in BP, euro, european union, Gold Investing, hedge-funds, o by on November 26, 2010 0 Comments

Investment Management Association Head of IMA Condemns EU Hedge Fund Directive The head of the Investment Management Association has come out, perhaps unsurprisingly, against the hedge fund directive passed by the European Union. IMA head Richard Sau…

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EU Hedge Funds Switzerland

Filed in BP, Gold Investing, hedge-funds, o by on November 12, 2010 0 Comments

EU Hedge Funds Switzerland  EU Directive Driving Hedge Funds to Switzerland The EU fund manager directive finally passed last Thursday after lengthly negotiations and although the directive was softened from previous proposals, the effect on the U…

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Larger Hedge Funds

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Larger Hedge Funds New Study: Larger Hedge Funds More VulnerableA new study claims that larger hedge funds may not be better, even though investors often trust larger hedge funds more than smaller funds. The study, by fund manager Jason Orchard and Fo…

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SAC Capital Extortion

Filed in Gold Prices, hedge-funds, o by on November 10, 2010 0 Comments

SAC Capital Extortion New York Rabbi Convicted of Extorting Hedge Fund A New York rabbi was convicted in a Manhattan federal court of forcing a hedge fund, SAC Capital, to pay millions of dollars to two schools.  Rabbi Milton Balkany was found gu…

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Hedge Funds UK Jobs

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices, hedge-funds, o by on November 10, 2010 0 Comments

Hedge Funds UK Jobs Hedge Funds Cutting Back Jobs in UK Outposts Hedge funds are cutting senior staff jobs in outposts overseas.  According to Financial News, from the beginning of this year through to September, the number of senior staff at larg…

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Hedge Funds Dump Natural Gas Contracts

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Hedge Funds Dump Natural Gas Contracts

Filed under: Commodities Hedge funds have the money and leverage to place large bets in commodities. This year, in particular, hedge funds have stepped up their exposure to commodities. Gold is a good example. Hedge funds have moved aggressively on the buy side during this past year. More than ever, the movement of funds by hedge funds is controlling commodity prices. Hedge funds dumped 25% of their positions in natural gas in the week ending Sept. 28, as reported in BusinessWeek . The commodity exchanges publish a commitment of traders report, which tracks the number of long and short contracts. Net long positions fell by 17,373 to 51,306. Continue reading Hedge Funds Dump Natural Gas Contracts Hedge Funds Dump Natural Gas Contracts originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Mon, 04 Oct 2010 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Read  |  Permalink  |  Email this  |  Comments

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Is the Coffee Rally Over?

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Is the Coffee Rally Over?

Filed under: Forecasts , Commodities Stockpiles of coffee in ICE warehouses fell 35% to 201 million bags, Bloomberg news reported. And arabica surplus is the smallest since 2007-2008 at 101 million bags. Today, December coffee futures are trading at $1.92 per pound, up $2.20 (as of 9:00 a.m. EDT). Analysts and trade sources are forecasting the end of the coffee rally. That may be true, however, none of the technical indicators are pointing to the top of the market. Continue reading Is the Coffee Rally Over? Is the Coffee Rally Over? originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Read  |  Permalink  |  Email this  |  Comments

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NovaGold Resources (NYSE:NG) Soars on Gold Prices

Although well off its 52-week high of $9.18, NovaGold Resources (NYSE:NG) was among the gold mining leaders on Friday, surging to close at $7.36, a $0.45 gain, or 6.51 percent. NovaGold attained its high at the beginning of May. Hedge fund managers John Paulson and George Soros have both expressed deep interest in the company, investing at least $175 million combined in the gold mining company,

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John Paulson’s Gold Investments Mixed in 2010

Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC), SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) and Anglogold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) are all part of the massive gold holdings of hedge fund manager John Paulson, and so far in 2010 they haven’t done a lot to increase the value of the fund, although Anglogold and the SPDR Gold Trust have helped some over the last six months, at least generating gains during that time. Although that is the case so

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