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The 10 Biggest Hedge Funds In The U.S.

businessinsider.com | Courtney Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The quant hedge fund D.E. Shaw is the most glaring absence from AR Magazine's latest list (subscription required) of the biggest hedge funds in the US...

Hedge Funds Assets: $77 Billion Of Investor Money Still Frozen

bloomberg.com | Saijel Kishan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

About $77 billion in hedge fund assets that were frozen during the credit crisis are still restricted, according to estimates by Credit Suisse Tremont...

Toys R Us Acquires FAO Schwarz

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Geoffrey the Giraffe became a knight in shining armor for toy retailer FAO Schwarz, as Toys R Us Inc. said it acquired the troubled h...

Summers/Geithner Plan: Bank Heist One More Time

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

This plan is more of the same: highly leveraged risk-taking shenanigans facilitated by a naive government and tax dollars.

Maybe Yoga Will Help Soothe Hedge Funders In Bum Economy

Dealbreaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an attempt to stop throwing phones and temper tantrums over the lousy markets, a growing number of financiers are taking up yoga to "take a step ba...

Alan Greenspan Joins Hedge Fund

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who earned billions of dollars last year by betting against the housing market, said on Tuesday that former Federal R...