December 17, 2017

Hedge Funds with the Wrong Kind of Indians

Much like Columbus, some hedge funds greeted the wrong kind of Indians.

Hedge Funds with the Wrong Kind of Indians are addressed in Anita Raghavan’s new book, “The Billionaire’s Apprentice,” an account of the insider trading scandal surrounding Galleon Group. The Wall Street Journal‘s Stewart Pinkerton gives a good summary so you don’t have to read the whole thing. I give you a summary of the summary […]

Convicted Hedge Fund Manager of Galleon Group Sounds Off

Sri Lanka, home of the Colombo World Trade Center, and former hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam's origins

The convicted hedge fund manager of Galleon Group sounds off on his insider trading charges, his background, and indiscretions during his arrest. Raj Rajaratnam, the central character in the largest insider trading case, was extremely successful in his career as the hedge fund manager of one of the most-respected funds on Wall Street, becoming a […]

Consultants Feed Not-Quite Insider Information to Hedge Funds

Washington Intelligence

Consultants feed not-quite insider Information to hedge funds says Brody Mullins and Susan Pulliam at the Wall Street Journal. Former lobbyists and other government insiders including former politicians have started second lives as consultants to hedge funds like Perry Capital and D. E. Shaw¬†on Washington’s decisions – before they happen. Expert networks have drawn regulatory […]