Hedge Funds Archive

When The Ratings Agencies Lower Their Ratings on Subprime Mortgaged Backed Securities, The Stock Market Will Crash

July 1, 2007  ·  Category: Bonds, Hedge Funds, Market Commentary
"We're talking about massive, massive downgrades here." - Rod Dubitsky, Asset Backed Real Estate Debt Analyst, Credit Suisse, ranked #2 last year by Insitutional Investor magazine in his category "A lot of these should be downgraded sooner rather ...
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Four Must Read Front Page Wall Street Journal Articles for a Bear(Stearns) Market

June 29, 2007  ·  Category: Bonds, Hedge Funds, Market Commentary, Private Equity
Make no mistake: this week, as last week, is all about the blow up of the two Bear Stearns hedge funds heavily invested in subprime mortgage backed securities.  And The Wall Street Journal, as usual, is ...
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Investment and Commercial Banks Drag Down Market

June 22, 2007  ·  Category: Hedge Funds, Market Commentary
Whereas the previous two weeks (June 4-8 and June 11-15) were all about rising interest rates, this week was all about the blow up of two Bear Stearns hedge funds with heavy investments in subprime ...
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Fears of Bear Stearns Spillover Drag Down Market

June 21, 2007  ·  Category: Bonds, Hedge Funds, Market Commentary
"The fear is that this Bear situation is the tip of the iceberg and it could lead to other funds being liquidated." - Todd Clark (subscription required), Director of Stock Trading, Nollenberger Capital Partners "There's fear of further ...
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