Hedge Fund Leverage Faces New Scrutiny by Top U.S. Regulator

  • FSOC creates working group to study use of borrowed money
  • Council also highlights systemic risks posed by mutual funds

The amount of borrowed money at big hedge funds is ringing alarm bells with Wall Street’s uber regulator, which made a new push to try to assess whether the $2.9 trillion industry could threaten the financial system.

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