Jim Hedges

President, LJH Global Investments

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President of LJH Global Investments, a New York based alternative investment firm advising wealthy families on hedge fund investments, and author of Hedges on Hedge Funds: How to Successfully Analyze and Select an Investment

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After pleading guilty to  11 felony counts  in federal court today,  Bernard Madoff  did not go home to his Upper East Side apartment, but to jail, until he is sentenced on June 16.

Bernard Madoff: Behind Bars

After pleading guilty to 11 felony counts in federal court today, Bernard Madoff did not go home to his Upper East Side apartment, but to jail, until he is sentenced on June 16.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Bernard Madoff  told a federal court he was "ashamed" and "sorry," but that his massive Ponzi scheme was designed to "satisfy" his "clients."

Bernard Madoff: Behind Bars

Bernard Madoff told a federal court he was "ashamed" and "sorry," but that his massive Ponzi scheme was designed to "satisfy" his "clients."

from To the Point

The victims are banks, hedge funds, wealthy investors and charities worldwide. Los Angeles' Jewish Journal is running a feature called " Swindler's List ."

Bernard Madoff: Wall Street's One-Man Wrecking Crew

The victims are banks, hedge funds, wealthy investors and charities worldwide. Los Angeles' Jewish Journal is running a feature called " Swindler's List ."

from To the Point

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