Heinous hogs's dangerous play of hedge funds could fumble

Germany warned of dire consequences over hedge funds practices given the current market climate, and The European Council this week opted for self regulation of hedge funds (european-council-conclusions-on-hedge-funds.pdf). At the same time Timothy Geithner, New York Fed president, the most influential Fed amongst the 12 US banks, warned also this week of the “biggest threat” to market stability posed by hedge funds.

I think that in the wake of so many ill-trading practices and scandals that has been plaguing the financial markets for the past few years, Germany’s warning couldn’t be a hogwash; read more….

EU finance ministers opt for self-regulation of hedge funds

Germany to introduce a law to regulate hedge funds

Brussels resists clampdown on hedge funds

Secrets of Top Hedge Funds

Top hedge fund managers salaries ballooned in ’06

Inquiry expected into possible Dow Jones insider trading

–Amr

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