Public Disdain for Private Gain
There's no reward without risk; winners without losers. As we noted weeks back, hedge fund manager John Paulson is getting hammered for his Goldman Sachs...
Goldman Trader Tourre Denies SEC Fraud Charges in Congressional Testimony
A Goldman Sachs vice president, Fabrice Tourre, who was named in the SEC's civil suit against Goldman, told a Senate Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 27, that he denies the SEC's allegations.
Goldman Trader Tourre Denies SEC Fraud Charges
A Goldman Sachs vice president, Fabrice Tourre, who is named in the Securities and Exchange Commission's civil suit filed on April 16 against the...
Earnings, Goldman, Reform Bill, and Taxes: Editor's Choice for the Week of April 19, 2010
What's happening this week.
Why it's wise to defy "conventional wisdom"
More evidence of the folly of the follow-the-herd mentality. A fascinating read appears in a recent article from the Wall Street Journal about low profile...
The Greenspan guarantee - what's it really worth?
In a story related to our Trend of the Week, Alan Greenspan announced he's joining John Paulson's hedge fund as a member of the advisory...
Gary Shilling meets me at the bar of the restaurant with a large plastic jar in his hands. Since developing a serious beekeeping hobby a...
Paulson Hires Business Development Director
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Paulson & Co. has named Philipp Levy managing director for business development, a new position at the firm. Mr. Levy is responsible for strategic business development and asset raising for the firm's event arbitrage strategy. He reports to Dennis Pollack, chief operating officer. "We are seeing significant interest...
New Year: Rising Market Tide Lifts Merger Arbitrage
This is the fourth article in an ongoing series that examines what's ahead in 2004, from the viewpoints of industry experts. NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Several factors suggest...