The subprime mortgage woes are now affecting hedge funds, with one closing up shop and the other halting investors from withdrawing their money, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Denver-based Braddock Financial Corp. wrote a letter to investors this week stating it was closing its roughly $300 million Galena Street Fund, which invests primarily in bonds backed by subprime mortgages extended to borrowers with poor credit, and suspended redemptions until it can sell assets.

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