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    1. September 16, 2014

      Former Amaranth star fined over gas trades

      Brian Hunter, the natural gas trader whose large bets helped precipitate the $6bn collapse of Amaranth, the hedge fund, has...

    2. November 10, 2011

      Cotton becomes new ‘widow maker’

      Natural gas epitomised the “widow maker” trade of the 2000s after a series of big bets went wrong in the notoriously...

    1. April 22, 2011

      Taskforce to probe oil price manipulation

      A new US taskforce will investigate fraud in the oil and gas markets as soaring prices prompt accusations of profiteering...

    2. FT Alphaville

      October 9, 2009

      Would you invest with the Cruz Missile?

      Zoe Cruz, who was ousted in late 2007 as a co-president at Morgan Stanley, is preparing to make a come back. According to...

    3. August 13, 2009

      Amaranth pays to settle case

      Amaranth, the hedge fund that collapsed as a result of big energy bets that went awry almost three years ago, is to pay...

    4. August 13, 2009

      Amaranth pays to settle case

      Amaranth, the hedge fund that collapsed as a result of energy bets that went awry almost three years ago, is to pay $7.5m...

    5. February 26, 2009

      Clipped hedgies

      Maybe they can call the sequel When Genius Failed - Again . John Meriwether, who famously brought the financial system to...

    6. February 25, 2009

      Trimmed hedgies

      Maybe they can call the sequel When Genius Failed – Again. John Meriwether, who famously brought the financial system to its...

    7. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2008

      What killed the Ospraie?

      There’s not too much detail in the fund’s letter to shareholders, in which we’re told the commodities specialist’s 27 per...

    8. FT Alphaville

      August 13, 2008

      Ex-Amaranth trader bounces back

      Brian Hunter, the trader who was blamed for the collapse of $9bn hedge fund Amaranth Advisors two years ago, has taken...

    9. August 13, 2008

      Trader who lost $9bn bounces back

      Brian Hunter, the trader who was blamed for the collapse of $9bn hedge fund Amaranth Advisors two years ago, has taken...

    10. August 13, 2008

      Trader who lost $9bn bounces back

      Brian Hunter, the trader who was blamed for the collapse of $9bn hedge fund Amaranth Advisors two years ago, has taken...

    11. June 11, 2008

      Amaranth adviser on a new peak

      Brian Hunter is best known for his role in the largest hedge fund failure ever. The 34-year-old Canadian energy trader, who...

    12. June 10, 2008

      Hedge fund managers bounce back

      Hedge fund managers like to boast that they operate in the ultimate Darwinist industry: the winners prosper, while failure...

    13. FT Alphaville

      April 15, 2008

      Lunch Wrap

      On FT Alphaville this morning, - 260 traders; four women. The hormones of a trading floor. - Shire’s off to Ireland…or...

    14. April 14, 2008

      Campaigning investors turn to Facebook

      As a 53-year-old oil and gas engineer living in Calgary, Alberta, Brian Hunter might seem neither a likely Facebook...

    15. April 13, 2008

      Campaigning investors turn to Facebook

      As a 53-year-old oil and gas engineer living in Calgary, Alberta, Brian Hunter might seem neither a likely Facebook...

    16. March 7, 2008

      Correction

      * An article in some editions on February 29 wrongly stated that Amaranth, the hedge fund, suffered unauthorised trading...

    17. July 27, 2007

      Amaranth faces $200m penalty

      Federal regulators yesterday said that failed hedge fund Amaranth Advisors and two traders face $291m in penalties for...

    18. July 26, 2007

      Amaranth faces $200m penalty

      Federal regulators on Thursday said failed hedge fund Amaranth Advisors and two traders face $291m in penalties for alleged...

    19. July 25, 2007

      Regulator files civil charges against Amaranth

      US regulators on Wednesday filed civil charges against collapsed hedge fund Amaranth Advisors and its former star...

    20. FT Alphaville

      July 25, 2007

      Former Amaranth trader in US court move

      Brian Hunter, the energy trader whose wrong bets on natural gas prices led to the collapse of hedge fund Amaranth Advisors,...

    21. July 25, 2007

      Former Amaranth trader in court move

      Brian Hunter, the energy trader whose wrong bets on natural gas prices led to the collapse of hedge fund Amaranth Advisors,...

    22. July 25, 2007

      Ex-Amaranth trader fights US regulator

      Brian Hunter, the energy trader whose wrong bets on natural gas prices led to the collapse of hedge fund Amaranth Advisors,...

    23. FT Alphaville

      June 25, 2007

      Amaranth gas trades ‘hit US consumers’

      A US congressional report will claim on Monday that hedge fund Amaranth and its star trader Brian Hunter built up such large...

    24. June 25, 2007

      Amaranth gas trades ‘hit US consumers’

      Hedge fund Amaranth and its star trader Brian Hunter built up such large positions in the US natural gas derivatives markets...

    25. June 25, 2007

      Did Amaranth cause harm?

      “Brian, . . . what the hell is going on out there, rumour is you are getting even more rich . . . according to the market...

    26. June 25, 2007

      Senate report accuses Amaranth of sparking US gas price increase

      Amaranth, the hedge fund, and Brian Hunter, its star trader, built up such big positions in the US natural gas derivatives...

    27. June 25, 2007

      Did Amaranth cause harm?

      INVESTMENT COMPANIES NEWS ANALYSIS "Brian, what the hell is going on out there, rumour is you are getting even more rich...

    28. April 12, 2007

      Observer: Back in the game

      Former Amaranth trader Brian Hunter, who effectively brought the hedge fund down with his wrong-way bets on natural gas...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 11, 2007

      Hedge fund rankings: it's all about risk, stupid

      Inspired by recently published annual rankings of the hedge-fund industry’s best paid stars  — the “Oscars of hedge-fund...

    30. FT Alphaville

      April 5, 2007

      The Weekender - Special Easter Edition

      FT Alphaville is off to Bali for a holiday. (Not.) See you bright and early on Tuesday April 10th. – This week on FT...

    31. FT Alphaville

      April 4, 2007

      Lunch Wrap - FT Alphaville's midday roundup

      FT Alphaville’s Lunch Wrap is a round up of the top news and views on FT Alphaville and FT.com as at noon, London time. __...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 4, 2007

      Brian Hunter's Solengo, in pictures and pdfs

      What fun! Dealbreaker.com, the digital Wall St tabloid, has responded to legal moves by Solengo, the new hedge fund being...

    33. March 30, 2007

      California pension fund sues Amaranth

      A $7bn Californian pension fund said it had sued Amaranth, the hedge fund that collapsed in September under about $6bn of...

    34. FT Alphaville

      March 27, 2007

      Hunter's new hedge fund - here's the spiel

      Guess who’s back. Ex-Amaranth gas trader Brian Hunter is back in the commodities game, courtesy of a shiny new hedge fund...

    35. FT Alphaville

      March 23, 2007

      People: Solengo Capital/Amaranth, Blackstone, Royal Bank of Scotland, Catalpa, Morgan Stanley

      Brian Hunter, the energy trader whose risky bets triggered the collapse of hedge fund Amaranth six months ago, has...

    36. FT Alphaville

      March 15, 2007

      Hunter in search of new prey

      Brian Hunter, the commodities trader whose huge bet on natural gas took down Amaranth Advisors last fall, is said to be...

    37. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2007

      Looking Moore like Amaranth every day

      New York hedge fund Moore Capital has hired two former Amaranth oil traders, bringing its total hires from the collapsed...

    38. FT Alphaville

      January 5, 2007

      Amaranth founder may start new fund

      The latest Amaranth alumni to emerge from the fund’s wreckage and embark on a new career could be its founder. Nick Maounis...

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