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Former Soros manager to run Schroders liquid hedge fund  Portfolio Adviser

Robert Donald spent four years at George Soros's hedge fund-turned-family-office.

(Bloomberg) ABB Ltd, the sprawling Swiss industrial giant, is lopping off its biggest limb to try to help simplify its conglomerate structure. CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer had previously resisted demands from the activist investor Cevian Capital to separate its power grids […]


Lewis Prescott exits after four years; AuM dips below $1bn

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COLUMN-Hedge fund moves at short end of U.S. curve show Fed cuts not too far away: McGeever  Reuters

The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this week and probably again early next year, but that will be the end of tightening cycle and it won't be long ...


$6.5 billion in bond deals? Sure. This cockamamie story about how you didn’t know people were stealing almost half of it? No.


The $35 billion firm has upped investments across the Atlantic with mixed results.

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Hedge fund industry outlook 2019  Business Insider

More than $3 trillion in assets and some of the biggest names in finance have not been able to soften some of the blows hedge funds took in 2018.


Luby's, hedge fund lay ground in proxy fight  Nation's Restaurant News

Luby's Inc. and a New York hedge fund officially joined battle this past week in a proxy fight over board seats expected early next year. The Houston-based ...


Shakeout in Hedge Funds Is Far From Over, IDW CEO Weinstein Says  Bloomberg

Ilana Weinstein, IDW Group LLC founder and chief executive officer, discusses the shakeout in the hedge fund industry with Bloomberg's Katia Porzecanski and ...



Dec 17, 2018 - Hedge Funds Set for Big Payoff With Microsoft  GuruFocus.com

Back in August, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) made history when the company became the first business ever to achieve a market capitalization of more than $1 ...


WinShore Capital launches with $125m FoHF allocation

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IT provider tells HFMTechnology of rationale behind new Mayfair headquarters

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Former Illinois State Board of Investment Chairman Marc Levine, who led a pension fund charge against investing in hedge funds, plans to leave the board in a few weeks, after passing the baton to a ne...


By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association One hundred and fifteen years ago today two Wrights tried to make it right when it came time to ponder the prospect of flying the friendly skies. On that day in an open field in a place called Kill Devil Hills, the first recorded airplane flight took off and safelyRead More


The Federal Reserve should not hike interest rates at its meeting Wednesday as recent developments in the markets and economy signal caution, Stanley Drunkenmiller said in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal.


Hedge fund Man Group’s China head to retire  Financial Times

Li Yifei, head of hedge fund Man Group's China division, is retiring from the company after more than a decade, just as Man is expanding its presence in the ...


Trevor Castledine leaves £12.2bn UK pool after six years

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(Bloomberg) -- The hedge fund shakeout is still unfolding with “many more” closures coming, according to Ilana Weinstein, chief executive officer of IDW Group. “This is far from over ...


It Was Easy for New Hedge Funds to Raise Money in 2018. Making It Was Harder  The Wall Street Journal

Hedge funds raised record amounts of money for new launches in 2018, but they are having a harder time turning that bounty into profits. Startups attracted $28 ...


Analysis | Swiss Giant ABB Finally Does What the Hedge Fund Wants  Washington Post

ABB Ltd, the sprawling Swiss industrial giant, is lopping off its biggest limb to try to help simplify its conglomerate structure. CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer had ...


Opalesque Roundup: High net-worth investors slow long-only to explore hedge funds alternative investments: hedge fund news week 50  Opalesque

In the week ending December 14th 2018, a survey said that 90% of high-net-worth investors are willing to invest in hedge funds and other alternative ...


Hedge fund assets flow into Jersey at record pace  GlobalCustodian.com

The value of regulated funds serviced in Jersey has broken through the £300 billion barrier for the first time with an influx of assets originating from the US.


Just Eat Activist's Letter to Santa Is Wishful Thinking  Bloomberg

Cat Rock Capital is lobbying for a sale of the delivery *service's* Brazil unit. But it doesn't make sense to ditch such a fast-growing unit.


Swiss Giant ABB Finally Does What the Hedge Fund Wants  Bloomberg

ABB is getting rid of its biggest business to try to make itself a little simpler. But what shareholders really need is more growth.


COLUMN-Hedge fund moves at short end of U.S. curve show Fed cuts not too far away: McGeever  Reuters UK

The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this week and probably again early next year, but that will be the end of tightening cycle and it won't be long ...


Changes include appointment of EM head Jim Craige as co-CIO

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Where the world’s smart money made and lost it in 2018  Livemint

Returns from hedge funds evaporated, some of the biggest names shut up shop and investors pulled their money. But there were some bright spots.


Matt Baker joins Barclays’ Hong Kong office

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Luby’s Inc. and a New York hedge fund officially joined battle this past week in a proxy fight over board seats expected early next year. The Houston-based company, parent to the Luby’s cafeteria and ...


Headlines about high-profile hedge fund closures and performance troubles commanded the industry's attention in 2018. A year that started off with promise for both established managers and new players ...


Neiman Marcus views the lawsuit filed against it by one of its debtholders alleging a $1 billion fraudulent transfer as an illegal scheme to injure the Dallas-based luxury retailer and “extract improp...


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Steven Hamilton joins London firm founded by ex-Omni pros

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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 1.32 per cent in November  HedgeWeek

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for November 2018 measured -1.32 per cent.


Deborah Markus formerly founded Columbus Advisors

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Cat Rock turns up heat on Just Eat; Spotlight on Saudi oil moves; and more

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Where the World’s Smart Money Made and Lost It in 2018  Bloomberg

The worst year for hedge funds since 2011 is drawing to a close. Returns evaporated, some of the biggest names shut up shop and investors pulled their money.


COMMENT: How I got stuck in the wrong hedge fund job  eFinancialCareers

If you're desperate to get a job hedge fund, you'll probably accept anything you're given. And why not? - None of these places are easy to get into. But my own ...


Hedge funds continued to decline in December, largely driven by L/S Equity (and to some extent CTAs), according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team.


Stone Harbor Investment Partners (Stone Harbor), a manager of emerging markets credit strategies, global high yield credit strategies, and multi-sector credit strategies, has appointed Jim Craige, Head of Emerging Markets, as co-CIO.


Fitz Partners Fund Charges databases will now include new criteria intended to allow an even more precise fee benchmarking of funds falling in between active and passive management.


Finance function to fall on controller Yvonne Nolan, CEO, COO after Maria DeSousa’s departure

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“Tech-tonic Shift: Innovation in Alternative Investments” will be the theme of the 2019 Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS), https://cais.ky. This will be the sixth year for CAIS and it promises to be the biggest yet at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa on Grand Cayman, owned by Dart Enterprises, the host sponsor for CAIS. 


After several tireless days we have finished crunching the numbers from the more than 700 13F filings issued by the elite hedge funds and other investment firms that we track at Insider Monkey ...


How do we determine whether Frontline Ltd (NYSE:FRO) makes for a good investment at the moment? We analyze the sentiment of a select group of the very best investors in the world, who spend ...


  By David Drake   Last month, Thailand’s Revenue Department took a bold step to include blockchain technology in its tax management strategy. By integrating the distributed ledger technology (DLT) ingrained in blockchain, the financial arm of the Thai government is hoping to better account for tax payments and refunds, while using machine learning to detect tax fraud. The government […]


Hedge Fund-Backed Rattan Close to $500 Million Debt Revamp  Bloomberg

RattanIndia Power Ltd., a electricity generator backed by hedge fund Farallon Capital Management, is close to restructuring about $500 million of stressed loans ...


Just Eat Told to Speed Up, Ditch Assets by U.S. Hedge Fund  Bloomberg

Just Eat Plc, the U.K. food delivery company, is facing calls by a shareholder to speed up its decision-making and consider the sale of non-core assets.


Pierre Andurand, one of the oil market’s last remaining hedge fund managers, suffered further losses in November, putting his fund on the cusp of the first annual decline since its inception five year...


  By David Drake   The recent IMF report that showcased the various other ways blockchain technology can be used has inspired the mobile technology industry which has led to the HTC launching of the Exodus 1 Model smartphone late in October 2018, which comes equipped with its own crypto-safe feature. There is, however, one major drawback – this phone […]


  By David Drake   Despite aggressive predictions by financial pundits on the expected turnaround of digital coins, the cryptocurrency market hit a major road bump last month when its market capitalization fell by $42 billion. For the first time since inception, this drop landed the already crippling digital market capitalization below the $200 billion mark. At the beginning of […]


Analysts anticipate large 'financial wipeout' as major hedge funds close or report losses  Daily Mail

With recent news that several major hedge fund companies have been reporting negative returns, analysts anticipate that hundreds of funds could be eliminated ...


Despite talk of the $3 trillion hedge fund sector nearing its death, the industry is merely living through a phase in its evolution from which the fittest will emerge, Mark Gilbert writes. In fact, th...


You probably heard that 2018 was a tough year for hedge funds but not in all ways. New funds raised a record $28 billion this year, according to the WSJ. The problem is in performance. The new funding ...


Li Yifei, head of hedge fund Man Group’s China division, is retiring from the company after more than a decade, just as Man is expanding its presence in the country following recent market-opening mea...


Fitch Sees US P/C Insurers Reducing Investments in Hedge Funds  Insurance Journal

U.S. property/casualty insurers' investment position in other alternative investments as reported is concentrated within a few large insurers and is.


(Forbes) For the $3 trillion hedge fund industry, this year is all but assured to be one of the worst on record. Big funds are shuttering on an almost weekly basis….For William Heard, a 36-year old Chicago-based manager, however, the […]


(Institutional Investor) Goldman Sachs Group’s asset management unit said Thursday that it’s buying Aptitude Investment Management, a fund-of-hedge funds manager on North America’s west coast….Aptitude, which has offices in Seattle and Vancouver, oversaw $3.5 billion in discretionary assets. To read […]


LONDON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this week and probably again early next year, but that will be the end of tightening cycle and it won’t be long before rate cuts ...


If you're desperate to get a job hedge fund, you'll probably accept anything you're given. And why not? - None of these places are easy to get into. But my own experience suggests you might want ...


After a bruising fortnight for the UK high street, retail and consumer woes have moved online as food ordering website Just Eat (JE.L) was targeted by a US hedge fund. Cat Rock Capital, who has a ...


RattanIndia Power Ltd., a electricity generator backed by hedge fund Farallon Capital Management, is close to restructuring about $500 million of stressed loans, according to people with knowledge of ...


Assets under management for Asia’s managers have ballooned in the last 10 years, with an increase on average of 9% annually. Performance has been such as to encourage inflow. A recent study by McKinsey suggests that the “good times” will “keep rolling.” But it also cautions that the opportunities inRead More


In the week ending December 14th 2018, a survey said that 90% of high-net-worth investors are willing to invest in hedge funds and other alternative investments after having recently slowed down their (long-only) investments into stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Another survey from Deutsche Bank sa...
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Opalesque Industry Update - U.S. insurers' investment position in other alternative investments as reported in regulatory filings is concentrated within a few large insurers and is relatively stable as a percentage of invested assets for the last several years. The attraction to alternative investm...
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Major hedge funds are scrambling to prevent financial wipeout From NY Post: The stars of the biggest hedge funds are losing their shirts as analysts fear a major financial wipeout is imminent. From Ken Griffin's Citadel, to Israel Englander's MIllennium Management, one big name after another is rac...
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Sequoia Capital to raise seed fund dedicated to China From Finsmes: Global venture capital firm Sequoia Capital is raising a seed fund dedicated to investing in China. Per an SEC filing, the Sequoia Capital China Principals Seed Fund I has not raised funds, yet, and did not list a target size. Form...
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From Bloomberg: A hedge fund's lawsuit has unearthed some trading losses that Barclays Plc might have preferred to forget. Two metals traders at Barclays were dismissed seven years ago after racking up losses of $396 million, according to documents disclosed in a court case. The losses -- some of th...
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Investors abandon bet against treasurys From WSJ: Hedge funds and other speculative investors are paring futures bets against the 10-year Treasury note, backing away from one of this year's most-popular trades. Speculators have trimmed their bets on falling U.S. government bond prices and higher y...
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Washington State Investment Board allocates $1.35bn From PIonline.com: Washington State Investment Board, Olympia, committed up to $750 million to two private equity funds and made a $600 million investment in a real estate partnership, spokesman Chris Phillips said in an e-mail. In private equity...
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Clint Carlson's hedge fund loses its chief risk officer in the latest senior staff departure to rock the firm From Business Insider: Clint Carlson's Dallas hedge fund, Carlson Capital, is losing another senior member of its team. Michael Palys, the $8.5 billion multistrategy firm's chief risk offic...
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Hong Kong to tighten cryptocurrency rules From Nikkei: Hong Kong is set to tighten regulations on cryptocurrencies, with plans to put exchanges, traders and other related companies under the oversight of the Securities and Futures Commission. With less stringent rules on digital currencies than ma...
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All eyes on Saudis as oil bulls cut bets to lowest since 2016 From Bloomberg: Hedge funds aren't buying into OPEC's oil-production cuts just yet. They slashed net wagers on a rally of West Texas Intermediate crude to the lowest in more than two years, while short-selling of Brent oil climbed for a ...
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Qatar fund building venture capital unit for U.S. startups From Bloomberg: Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, famous for investments in London's Shard and Tiffany Co., is quietly expanding its venture capital unit to invest in U.S. startups, according to people familiar with the matter. The Qatar In...
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From Portfolio Adviser: It used to be the case that if investors wanted exposure to the hottest trends in technology, they would buy a technology fund. Today, the market provides a wealth of choice, from robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) all the way down to alternative energy and biotechnolo...
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What's in store for Sears? From CBS News: At its peak, Sears, Roebuck was the biggest retailer in the world. Its headquarters was the tallest building in the world. It was the biggest employer in America, and was even the biggest publisher, thanks to its famous catalog. But then, the company that ...
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Want to buy a London home? Brexit isn't the only thing to watch From Bloomberg: Brokers have been quick to blame the uncertainty around Brexit for the downturn in London property prices, but beneath the surface there's a number of factors suggesting declines may be inevitable no matter what the out...
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China's rich rush to shelter $1tn from new taxes From Bloomberg: Wealthy Chinese are rushing to shelter assets and income in overseas trusts before new tax rules go into effect next month, including provisions that target offshore holdings. The Bank of Singapore has seen a 35 percent surge in Chin...
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Yucaipa pays $3m to settle claims from SEC of violating Investment Advisers Act From PIonline.com: Yucaipa Cos. agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle claims from the Securities and Exchange Commission accusing the firm of failing to disclose financial conflicts of interests and for misallocatin...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Since the beginning of December, Merger Arbitrage and L/S Equity Market Neutral outperformed as the market conditions continue to favour low beta hedge fund strategies, said Lyxor in its Weekly Brief. However, L/S Equity remains under pressure. Relative Value arbitrage wa...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: For the past ten years, Asia 's assets under management (AUM) have grown by 9% annually, capped by a strong 11% figure in 2017. "For the asset management industry in Asia, 2017 was the latest in a string of successes. Buoyant capital markets, a shift from deposi...
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From FT: A US hedge fund has criticised Just Eat for becoming "the worst-performing public equity in online food delivery", urging it to shed assets, change pay incentives for senior executives and announce three-year financial targets in the next month. Cat Rock Capital, a Connec...
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Why it's the worst time in years to run a hedge fund  Axios

The amount of money fleeing into money-market mutual funds hit $81 billion last week, the largest such flow on record. Meanwhile, the flows out of equity mutual ...


Crypto Hedge Fund: No One Took us up on $1 Million Stock Market Bet  CCN

Morgan Creek founder Anthony Pompliano has claimed that his company's $1 million bet on stocks outperforming crypto over the next ten years has had no ...


The amount of money fleeing into money-market mutual funds hit $81 billion last week, the largest such flow on record. Meanwhile, the flows out of equity mutual funds, at $46 billion, were almost doub...


Fidelity D & D Bancorp Inc (FDBC) Big Money Sentiment Index Falls in Q3 2018 to 1.82  K Reviewer

In 2018 Q3 Fidelity D & D Bancorp Inc (FDBC) big money sentiment decreased to 1.82, according to SEC filings. So its down -7.51, from 2018Q2's 9.33.


Ancora Advisors LLC Takes $103,000 Position in Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF (NYSEARCA:FENY)  XNewsPress

Ancora Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF (NYSEARCA:FENY) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in ...


JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEARCA:AMJ) Shares Sold by Alliancebernstein L.P.  PressOracle

Alliancebernstein L.P. lessened its holdings in shares of JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSEARCA:AMJ) by 6.7% in the third quarter, according to its most ...


Major hedge funds are scrambling to prevent financial wipeout  New York Post

The stars of the biggest hedge funds are losing their shirts as analysts fear a major financial wipeout is imminent.


Morgan Creek founder Anthony Pompliano has claimed that his company’s $1 million bet on stocks outperforming crypto over the next ten years has had no takers since it was put up more than a week ...


It was a rough fourth quarter for many hedge funds, which were naturally unable to overcome the big dip in the broad market, as the S&P 500 fell by about 7% during October and average hedge fund ...


(HedgeCo.Net) Three Houston area developers have been charged with Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings – America Modern Green Senior (Houston) LLC, America Modern Green Community (Houston) LLC, and America Modern Green Residential (Houston) LLC – have repaid the $49.5 million that they […]


(Opalesque) Multifamily office assets – and marketplace acceptance of their client-centric model – are both up sharply, increasing more than fifty percent to an estimated $1.2tn in the U.S. over the last five years, said an industry report. Multifamily offices […]


(Bloomberg) For Triada Capital Ltd., a Hong Kong-based hedge fund focusing on pan-Asian corporate credit, 2019 offers abundant buying opportunities following the region’s worst bond sell-off in a decade this year. “There’s a wealth of opportunities for good trades next […]


(Reuters) China Development Bank (CDB) is leading a team to supervise HNA Group’s asset disposals as the heavily indebted conglomerate scales back operations to a point that will leave it holding only core assets, people familiar with the situation said. […]


(Bloomberg) A hedge fund’s lawsuit has unearthed some trading losses that Barclays Plc might have preferred to forget. Two metals traders at Barclays were dismissed seven years ago after racking up losses of $396 million, according to documents disclosed in […]


(Bloomberg) Turiya Advisors Asia Ltd., the Hong Kong-based hedge fund firm led by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trader Davide Erro, is the latest to be hit by industry woes, cutting jobs after losing investors’ money. Turiya let go of […]


(CNBC) Another sharp sell-off has investors reeling on Friday, as the Dow and S&P 500 both dove back into correction territory. The downturn has put more than half of S&P 500 stocks in a bear market, which means they are […]


Hedge Funds Aren't Crazy About Magna International Inc. (MGA) Anymore  Insider Monkey

It seems that the masses and most of the financial media hate hedge funds and what they do, but why is this hatred of hedge funds so prominent? At the...


Is Columbus McKinnon Corporation (CMCO) A Good Stock To Buy?  Insider Monkey

Concerns over rising interest rates and expected further rate increases have hit several stocks hard since the end of the third quarter. NASDAQ and Russell...


Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index (FNDA) Stake Lowered by Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC NY  PressOracle

Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC NY decreased its position in Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company Index (NYSEARCA:FNDA) by 12.8% during the 3rd ...


STOCKWATCH: 007? Aston Martin’s more like 003.5, say hedge funds  This is Money

Stockwatch takes a look at the shares in the news. This week, the tumbling share price of Aston Martin and an update on Flybe – Exeter's budget regional airline ...


Allianzgi Convertible & Income Fund II (NYSE:NCZ) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Up in Q3 2018  The Cardinal Weekly

Allianzgi Convertible & Income Fund II (NYSE:NCZ) institutional sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.11, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. The ratio is more ...


Nuveen Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund (NYSE:NAD) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Up in 2018 Q3  MoneyMakingArticles

Nuveen Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund (NYSE:NAD) institutional sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.39, from 0.98 in 2018Q2. The ratio ...


Is Moneygram International Inc (NASDAQ:MGI) a good stock to buy right now? We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before doing days of research on it ...


Ceridian Corp (NYSE:CEN) Big Money Sentiment Index Crashed in Q3 2018 to 0.87  K Reviewer

In Q3 2018 Ceridian Corp (NYSE:CEN) big money sentiment decreased to 0.87, SEC filings reveal. That's down -0.63, from 2018Q2's 1.5. 13 hedge funds ...


An early retiree who interviewed 100 millionaires found many of them built their fortunes using a simple investment strategy championed by Warren Buffett  Business Insider

John of ESI Money spent the past few years interviewing millionaires only to find they use the same investing strategy: low-cost-stock index funds.


Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About GameStop Corp. (GME) Anymore  Gooruf

Hedge Funds Aren't Crazy About GameStop Corp. (GME) Anymore Nina Todic Reblog The fourth quarter was a rough one for most investors, as fears of a rising ...


An early retiree who interviewed 100 millionaires found many of them built their fortunes using a simple investment strategy championed by Warren Buffett  Greenwich Time

Investing doesn't have to be as complicated as it looks. John, who runs personal-finance blog ESI Money and retired early at the age of 52 with a $3 million net ...


db x-trackers – db Hedge Fund Index UCITS ETF (XHFG) Decline -0.29% on Dec 15  The FinExaminer

Shares of db x-trackers - db Hedge Fund Index UCITS ETF (LON:XHFG) last traded at 1046, representing a move of -0.29%, or -3 per share, on volume of ...


Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (XOG)  Insider Monkey

Looking for stocks with high upside potential? Just follow the big players within the hedge fund industry. Why should you do so? Let's take a brief look at what ...


Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM): Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up  Insider Monkey

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 700 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC The 13F filings show the...


Do Hedge Funds Love Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL)?  Insider Monkey

Hedge funds are not perfect. They have their bad picks just like everyone else. Facebook, a stock hedge funds have loved, lost a third of its value since...


How to start a hedge fund  EconoTimes

A hedge fund is a type of investment vehicle that uses different strategies to earn active run for their investors. An advantage of a hedge fund is given by the fact ...


Great Lakes Advisors LLC Acquires New Position in First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index (FDL)  XNewsPress

Great Lakes Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index (NYSEARCA:FDL) during the third quarter, ...


Hilltop Holdings Inc. Purchases Shares of 9,616 Pacer Trendpilot European Index ETF (PTEU)  PressOracle

Hilltop Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in Pacer Trendpilot European Index ETF (BATS:PTEU) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure ...


Evolving Systems Inc (NASDAQ:EVOL) Big Money Sentiment Index Falls in Q3 2018 to 0.7  Z Tribune

“Big money sentiment for Evolving Systems Inc (NASDAQ:EVOL) in Q3 2018 decreased to 0.7, SEC.gov filings reveal. That's down -0.43, from 2018Q2's 1.13.


Is Tilly's Inc (TLYS) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?  Insider Monkey

Looking for stocks with high upside potential? Just follow the big players within the hedge fund industry. Why should you do so? Let's take a brief...


A hedge fund is a type of investment vehicle that uses different strategies to earn active run for their investors. An advantage of a hedge fund is given by the fact that it can employ a wide category ...


Clint Carlson's Dallas hedge fund, Carlson Capital, is losing another senior member of its team. Michael Palys, the $8.5 billion multistrategy firm's chief risk officer, submitted his resignation, a s...


The return of Boaz Manor: Co-founder of failed hedge fund Portus turns up at U.S. blockchain startup under new identity  Financial Post

A former Canadian hedge fund manager whose high-profile downfall culminated in a four-year jail sentence is again at the centre of a controversy after turning ...


At Insider Monkey we follow around 700 of the best-performing investors and even though many of them lost money in the last couple of months (70% of hedge funds lost money in October whereas S&P ...


Why It Makes Sense to Bet on Calm After a Volatility Storm  Barron's

When the book is closed on 2018, investors will remember a year in which volatility returned, leading to bouts of relentless selling that ultimately delivered two ...


It shouldn’t be possible, but it is Barclays.


Barclays Managed To Lose $400 Million Betting Against Hedge Fund That Lost $850 Million  Dealbreaker

According to hedge fund Red Kite Management, it lost as much as $850 million on the copper market because its prime brokers at Barclays were a little ...


The group outlines turnaround plan and job cuts as outflows continue

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Siga Technologies Inc (SIGA) Big Money Sentiment Index Dropped in 2018 Q3 to 1.94  Z Tribune

In Q3 2018 Siga Technologies Inc (SIGA) big money sentiment decreased to 1.94, according to SEC.gov filings. So its down -0.75, from 2018Q2's 2.69.


Allocations target Spanish distressed, middle-market private debt and co-investments

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Asset managers need to place greater trust in the intelligence of the LP community. Three words… THEY… GET… IT. Does BMW run around telling people that their cars run well, of course not? The message has evolved beyond the obvious. For BMW to maintain their position in the industry their cars need to run well. Everyone assumes they run well. […]


An industrywide ‘deleveraging’ hit Balyasny in November, causing pain in its stock picking portfolio.

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Clint Carlson's hedge fund loses its chief risk officer in the latest senior staff departure to rock the firm  Business Insider

The hedge-fund manager is losing its chief risk officer, Michael Palys. Its longtime treasurer and its head of fixed income departed earlier this year.


Pantera Crypto Hedge Fund Says Initial Coin Offerings Could Pay Millions Back in Refunds After SEC’s Ruling  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced an enforcement action against two Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The ICOs were ...


Clint Carlson's hedge fund loses its chief risk officer in the latest senior staff departure  Business Insider

The hedge-fund manager is losing its chief risk officer, Michael Palys. Its longtime treasurer and its head of fixed income departed earlier this year.


Hedge Fund Employees Expect Fatter Paychecks in Beleaguered Year  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Hedge fund employees of all stripes, from junior analysts to portfolio managers, have something in common this year: They're all expecting fatter ...


Hedge Fund Employees Expect Fatter Paychecks in Beleaguered Year  Bloomberg

Hedge fund employees of all stripes, from junior analysts to portfolio managers, have something in common this year: They're all expecting fatter paychecks.


Hedge Funds On Track To Be Run Entirely By Anonymous Nobodies By End Of 2019  Dealbreaker

Strictly speaking, this year doesn't appear to be any worse for hedge funds than any other recent year. For the tenth in a row, they're probably going to ...



It turns out that Evan Spiegel really wasn't told how the public markets work.


AQR hires BlackRock's former global head of client service for investor-solutions role


American Home Mortgage Investment Corp (NYSE:AHH) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Falls in 2018 Q3  The Cardinal Weekly

American Home Mortgage Investment Corp (NYSE:AHH) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.59 in 2018 Q3. Its down -0.44, from 2.03 in 2018Q2. The ratio fall ...


ETF Week: Global X Grows China Family  ETF.com

This week saw some interesting launches from the likes of Global X, IndexIQ and WisdomTree, as well as some closures. It's been a record year for fund ...


Pension funds invested in EM right as it crashed  Yahoo Finance

The fund managers who control U.S. pension funds put more of Americans' money to work in emerging markets this year, right as the asset class had its worst ...


Direct lending and co-investment execs join top team

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A former Canadian hedge fund manager whose high-profile downfall culminated in a four-year jail sentence is again at the centre of a controversy after turning up under a new identity at a New York-bas...


HFM event charts the flight of managers towards IT-outsourcing skies

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OpenFinance Network tool the first of its kind to go live in the US, developers say

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Bet on a TSX Index Rebound in 2019 With This Dividend Stock Yielding 6.9%  The Motley Fool Canada

The S&P/TSX Composite Index shed 32 points on December 13. The TSX has dropped 9% in 2018. This would represent its first negative year since 2015, ...


BlackRock, Kynikos, Brandywine among managers to get allocations

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Former GLG manager draws curtain on 35-year investing career

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