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Hedge Funds Recovering from Japanese Crisis

March 27, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The crisis in Japan has caused a major slump in the hedge fund industry, but the market seems to be on the verge of salvaging what had the potential to be one of the worst months since 2008. Nikkei, a Japanese firm, still has a 225 index which is 10% lower following the earthquake that […]

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Japanese Stocks Falling Rapidly

March 17, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

This Tuesday, Japanese stocks dropped 10.6%, recording the worst two-day drop since 1987. The plunge is a direct result of the increasing radiation in Tokyo, and more panic-sales are expected to be led by hedge funds in the near future. The enormity of the selloff left fund managers no choice but to sit back and […]

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Earthquake and Fighting May Result in 10% Slide in US Stocks

March 15, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to Goldman Sachs, the rapidly climbing oil process and the earthquake and tsunami in Japan are threatening a 10% slide in U.S. stock by April. Krag ‘Buzz’ Gregory and John Marshall, equity derivatives strategists, stated in a report that Standard & Poor’s 500 Index options reveal that traders believe they have a 6% chance […]

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Where’s Japan’s Money Going Now?

March 14, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

A few days since Japan’s monstrous earthquake and tsunami, the financial questions are beginning to start.  The question is, which direction is the country’s monetary policy going to take?  How is it going to deviate from its original plan?  Clearly things can’t go on as planned and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) recognizes this and […]

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Earthquake, Japan, JOB, monetary policy, Tsunami,

DE Shaw’s Asian Expansion

December 14, 2010 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The $20 billion global hedge fund DE Shaw plans to expand within Asia during 2011. DE Shaw hopes to attract assets from Japanese pension funds in the coming year. The firm’s Tokyo office is presently led by their Japanese country representative Scott Roney, who runs an office of just two employees. The fund will bring […]

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Asia, DE Shaw, hedge fund, Japan, Scott Roney,

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