Hedge Funds

Soros not the only Kerry-backer


With the U.S. presidential election just weeks away, all eyes continue to focus what is likely to be a photo finish between President George Bush and Senator John Kerry. While many have focused on the active and relentless financial and vocal support of George Soros to defeat Bush, other hedge fund managers have been quietly working toward similar goals.

A recent report published in the The Media Monitor magazine pointed out that New York-based hedge fund managers Orin Kramer and Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates have been active Kerry supporters. In fact, the magazine pointed out that Chanos attended