Essays Tagged: "Hedge Funds"

How Currency Works

or, I overestimated the audience's financial knowledge. Originally, I had planned on speaking about hedge funds. After reviewing my audience surveys, however, I realized that a more comprehensive fina ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Rise and Fall of New Century Financial

rt of itsdebts and repay the money invested by its lenders.Some other financial actors (e.g. banks, hedge funds) or real-estate investors and companiesare already affected by this crisis (e.g. UBS, Ba ... ectors left thecompany. New Century made Einhorn a director in March 2006, he was the founder of thehedge fund company Greenlight Capital LLC, which holds 6.3% of New Century. Greenlightis known for p ...

(19 pages) 185 2 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Outcome of the 2007 Financial Crisis : Inflation or Deflation?

t is now over $10 trillion, and climbing. However, consumers have tightened their purse strings and hedge funds have been unloading assets. Currently, a debate among economists is whether a predicted ... ny banks to raise cash due to capital requirements. Other financial firms, such as mutual funds and hedge funds, also found a need to raise cash, as investors started withdrawing money. The end result ...

(14 pages) 187 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers

tgage market. The collapse in the subprime mortgage market has made the assets from two of its main hedge funds tied to the subprime loans the High-Grade Structured Credit Enhanced Leveraged Fund and ... ed Leveraged Fund and the High-Grade Structured Credit Fund almost worthless. The losses in the two hedge funds caused sharp decreases in the overall market value of the subprime bonds when Bear Stear ...

(8 pages) 72 1 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Insider Trading

dence, while in possession of material, nonpublic information about the security." In this case the hedge fund manager was gathering information from different sources and his lucrative trades were ba ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers