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Janus Henderson hires from UBS for global head of multi-asset and alternatives role
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Janus Henderson Investors has appointed Michael Ho as its global head of multi-asset and alternatives and as the newest addition to the group's executive committee.

Jeff Vinik's Equity Fund Falls Short of His $3 Billion Target  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Jeff Vinik, who rose to fame as manager of the Fidelity Magellan fund, is finding that raising money for a hedge fund isn't as easy as it used to be.


How to fund a luxury property buying spree . . . run a hedge fund  The Times

The American hedge fund boss who has embarked on a mansion-buying spree in London and New York increased his wealth by $870 million last year.


Jeff Vinik's Equity Fund Falls Short of His $3 Billion Target  Bloomberg

Jeff Vinik, who rose to fame as manager of the Fidelity Magellan fund, is finding that raising money for a hedge fund isn't as easy as it used to be.


Big Investors Shed Tech Stocks as Markets Tumbled Last Quarter  The New York Times

The sell-off is the latest evidence of how quickly investors soured on Big Tech late last year.


Tobias Carlisle: Warren Buffett as a Young Hedge Fund Manager  GuruFocus.com

In his quest to convince readers that deep-value investing beats conventional value investing, Tobias Carlisle turned to the history of Warren Buffett (Trades, ...


Hedge funds in tug-of-war with most volatile major currency  Gulf Times

Hedge funds are ratcheting up wagers on the Australian dollar – in both directions – after it became the most-volatile Group-of-10 currencies in the past month.


Warren Buffett didn’t start Berkshire Hathaway’s Apple-buying spree. He also didn’t end it. Berkshire sold a tiny piece of its truly mind-blowing $40 billion stake in the iCompany, a little less than three million shares. Lest you think this is a pronouncement from the Oracle of Omaha himself that ...


Josh Birnbaum, the former head of structured products trading at Goldman Sachs, is known for shorting residential mortgages in 2007.

The post Tilden Park adds bullish bets on commercial mortgages appeared first on Absolute Return.


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It might be a day late, but Jim Chanos has revealed his biggest crush this Valentine's Day. Per CNBC: Famed short-seller and Democratic donor Jim Chanos plans to support former vice president Joe Biden if he runs for president in 2020. "Like many other Americans, I certainly hope Vice President ...


The story dropped on January 24, the Thursday after the NFL’s conference championship games, right before Super Bowl hype was really about to ramp up – such as it was, anyway, in a year where the interest in the league’s crown jewel continued to wane. If you’re in football, not competing for the ...


Investing legend Jeff Vinik gets a lukewarm reception  InvestmentNews

For those who are newer to the investing world, it might seem like a foreign concept to bank on the performance history and reputation of a single portfolio ...


CNBC's Leslie Picker reports on what moves hedge funds are taking to de-risk investments.


Hedge Fund Disrupts Chinese SOE's Bid for Portugal's EDP  Caixin Global

State-owned energy giant China Three Gorges (CTG) is facing a surprise roadblock in its hopes to acquire Portuguese utility Energias de Portugal (EDP).


We now live in a "Groundhog's Day" type situation.  Every Friday, we wake up with a vague memory that The United States is on the brink with a trade war with China, and our only hope is a White House that is as changeable as a toddler with a rash. Yet by the end of the day, some thin rumor or ...


Feb 15, 2019 - Hedge Funds Loved Facebook and Google Last Quarter  GuruFocus.com

13F data for the last quarter of 2018 is now starting to trickle out. These documents give us a great insight into the world of hedge funds. Any hedge fund with ...


Good Hedge Funds Had a Good Year  Bloomberg

A public-company chief executive officer has two main ways to make money from her job each year: She gets a paycheck, or rather a pay package (salary, ...


EBay cuts 135 jobs, announces reorganization amid investor pressure  The Mercury News

As an activist investor calls for big changes at eBay, the online commerce giant has announced a reorganization and laid off 135 employees this week.


NYC hedge-fund managers and Silicon Valley CEOs are flocking to Miami as 'tax refugees,' and it's sparking record, ultra-luxury real-estate sales in the area  Business Insider

Tech CEOs and hedge-fund managers are fleeing to Miami, where a top broker is seeing 'record sales' of multimillion-dollar, ultra-luxury homes.


Miami real estate seeing record sales as high earners flee tax laws  Business Insider

Tech CEOs and hedge-fund managers are fleeing to Miami, where a top broker is seeing 'record sales' of multimillion-dollar, ultra-luxury homes.


NYC hedge-fund managers and Silicon Valley CEOs are flocking to Miami as 'tax refugees,' and it's sparking rec  Business Insider India

Tech CEOs and hedge-fund managers from New York, Silicon Valley, and other high-tax areas are relocating to Miami and other parts of South Florida.


Hedge Funds Mostly Gambled on Beleaguered PG&E in Fourth Quarter  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Hedge funds were mostly bullish on PG&E Corp. in the fourth quarter as the utility faced billions of dollars in potential liabilities stemming from ...


Hedge Funds Mostly Gambled on Beleaguered PG&E in Fourth Quarter  Bloomberg

Hedge funds were mostly bullish on PG&E Corp. in the fourth quarter as the utility faced billions of dollars in potential liabilities stemming from California ...


The American hedge fund boss who has embarked on a mansion-buying spree in London and New York increased his wealth by $870 million last year. Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive of Citadel, was ...


Coinbase Adds Former Citadel Hedge Fund Powerhouse LJ Brock as Chief People Officer  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The migration of top executives from established financial firms to crypto companies continues. This time, it is LJ Brock, who was a Senior Manager at Citadel ...


Tiger Global Posts a Double-Digit Gain in January  Institutional Investor

The firm, coming off a stellar 2018, is cementing its reputation as one of the best-performing equity hedge funds.


See Which Of The Latest 13F Filers Holds Williams  Nasdaq

At Holdings Channel , we have reviewed the latest batch of the 22 most recent 13F filings for the 12/31/2018 reporting period, and noticed that Williams Cos Inc ...


There are many unkind things one could say about Energias de Portugal. Here’s a few of them. Nevertheless, EDP’s unwieldy governance looks culpable for the company’s undervaluation and vulnerability to cheap bids. The board has 21 members, nine of whom have been there seven years or more. Chief ...


Dubroff: Hedge fund gobbling up newspapers bad for journalism  Pacific Coast Business Times

After a series of deals that ended just three years ago, the Ventura County Star is owned by Virginia-based Gannett Newspapers. Now, Gannett, the parent of ...


Man Group and Ronit Capital, which won big in Brazil last year, give market view

The post Hedge funds cautious on Brazil despite faith in new president appeared first on EuroHedge.



RT @Backstop: We are thrilled to be able to attend the NAIC 12th Annual #EmergingManagers & #MWBE conference tomorrow. Connect with Randy J…


The 10 Best-Paid Hedge Fund Managers Made $7.7 Billion in 2018  Newsmax

The 10 Best-Paid Hedge Fund Managers Made $7.7 Billion in 2018; James Simons, Ray Dalio, Ken Griffin lead Bloomberg's ranking as Chase Coleman, Izzy ...


Damian Leach joins multi-asset manager in London

The post DE Shaw taps Fulcrum for IR pro appeared first on HFM InvestHedge.


Hedge funds, activist investors loaded up on eBay stock in the fourth quarter, filings show  Silicon Valley Business Journal

A number of prominent hedge funds and activist investors snapped up hundreds of millions of dollars worth of eBay stock in the fourth quarter, hoping the ...


The Bloomberg Billionaires Index's inaugural ranking of hedge fund manager income shows that the top 10 individuals reaped approximately US$7.7 billion last year. The ranking of hedge-fund wealth lays ...


Laura Ferchak has replaced Kathleen Olin

The post Indus Capital appoints new CCO appeared first on HFM Week.


Large Hedge Funds Dumped Apple and High Profile Chinese Stocks in Q4  Patently Apple

Prominent hedge fund managers sold out of Chinese technology stocks and dumped Silicon Valley majors such as Apple and Facebook while global stock ...


13F Wrap: Funds From Appaloosa to Third Point Dump Stocks  Newsmax

Hedge Funds From Appaloosa to Third Point Slash Stocks: 13F Wrap; Many saw the value of their U.S. equity holdings drop in the period, as the industry ...


Why this Swiss giant has significantly cut its CTA exposure  Citywire Selector

Union Bancaire Privée has significantly cut CTA exposure from its hedge fund buy-list, moving from 15 to just two names in its 120 fund list over the past decade.


Hedge Funds Swap Shares as the Oracle Left Oracle: Taking Stock  Bloomberg

The complication with reviewing the latest quarterly filings that cover the period of one of the worst market downdrafts in recent memory is that you'll never really ...


It's the time of the season when investors are awaiting the SEC 13F filings from major hedge funds. CNBC's Leslie Picker reports on how some of the biggest hedge funds handled the fourth quarter volatility.


Strong regional markets provided a buoyant backdrop for Asian managers in January,
with all strategies other than Indian equity bouncing back after a torrid time in 2018

The post Asia funds off to a good start in 2019 appeared first on AsiaHedge.


Inflows exceed outflows by 1.2% against a 0.2% net outflow in December, while stronger performance contributed to an overall 4% gain in AuM

The post Industry assets grow again in January appeared first on AsiaHedge.


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JPM to launch cryptocurrency; Manulife confident of outcome in hedge fund court case; and more…

The post News round-up: Top 10 best-paid HF managers made $7.7bn in 2018 appeared first on HFM Week.


Tom Coombes joins AB’s multi-manager platform in Singapore

The post AllianceBernstein hires Fuchs Asia PM appeared first on AsiaHedge.


Hedge fund redemptions hit five-year high of USD42.3bn in December  HedgeWeek

Hedge fund redemptions reached USD42.3 billion in December, according to the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator, published by BarclayHedge, the largest monthly ...


One year on from the launch of its blockchain/cryptocurrency fund of funds, Luxembourg-domiciled and CSSF registered AIFM Block Asset Management has created the Blockchain Multi-strategy Certificate. 


BitSpread, a blockchain asset research and advisory firm, has launched a new range of capital protected crypto investment strategies.


Alternative investments firm SkyBridge Capital (SkyBridge) has appointed Joseph J Grano, Jr as a senior adviser to the firm.


Bramshill Investments has appointed Ara Balabanian as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager specialising in Structured Products in the firm’s investment team.


Arcesium, a post-trade technology and professional services firm that supports more than USD100 billion in client assets, has launched a suite of modular technology products and solutions for alternative asset managers.


Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019 - The Winners  HedgeWeek

The Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019 for excellence among hedge fund managers and *service* providers celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to ...


The Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019 for excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another significant year for the sector.


Major Spanish Port Latest to Use Blockchain in Shipping | Hedge Fund Blogs From HedgeCo.Net  HedgeCo.net

By David Drake. The Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras (APBA), a major Spanish shipping port, recently signed up to use the Tradelens, the shipping platform ...


A star stock-picker exits the hedge fund stage  Financial News

Lone Pine Capital's Steve Mandel — a poster child of hedge fund investing — quietly stepped down as portfolio manager last month.


Hedge fund redemptions reached $42.3bn in December  Opalesque

Investor jitters drive December hedge fund redemptions to five-year high of $42.3bn according to the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator, published by BarclayHedge.


Alter Domus, a fund and corporate services provider, has become the latest firm from Jersey to be admitted as a Listing Member of The International Stock Exchange (TISE).


The AQC1 Algert Global Equity Market Neutral Fund launched by Aquila Capital and San Francisco-based investment manager Algert Global LLC has returned 4.71 per cent to investors since its inception on 12 February 2018.


Schroders has appointed a private assets specialist to oversee the continued growth and development of its business on a global scale.


The new platform is considered one of the new hedge fund launches to watch out for in 2019

The post Long Corridor launching in second quarter appeared first on AsiaHedge.


SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 3.59 per cent in January  HedgeCo.net

(Hedgeweek) The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2019 measured 3.59 per cent. To read this article: You might ...


Hedge Funds Take the Lead in Betting on New Brazil Rate Cuts  Bloomberg

Brazilian hedge funds are starting to bet that the combination of subdued inflation, a slow recovery and prospects the government will succeed in overhauling ...


Fund Managers Buy Gold, But Silver Set to Outperform  Morningstar

Hedge funds reversed their short positions towards gold in December as safe haven demand increased. But silver is predicted to outperform.


The Revolutionary Way Of Using Artificial Intelligence In Hedge Funds -- The Case Of Aidyia  Forbes

The integration of artificial intelligence and the financial industry has always been a match made in heaven—high volumes, the quantitative aspect of finances, ...


(HedgeCo.Net) Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC (Deloitte Japan) will pay $2 million to settle charges that it issued audit reports for an audit client at a time when dozens of its employees maintained bank accounts with the client’s subsidiary. According to […]


(Bloomberg) Fears of a populist takeover in European Parliament elections have been greatly overstated. Such is the view of Pacific Investment Management Co. whose message to financial markets is simple: don’t worry. In a note to investors, Pimco analysts say […]


Activist Investors Fall Short on Gender Parity  HedgeCo.net

(Bloomberg) Activist hedge fund managers are too passive when it comes to gender equality. Of the 143 board members who were nominated by activist hedge ...


(Bloomberg) As the world strives for a more healthy diet, one hedge fund in Australia is developing a keen appetite for salmon. Tribeca Investment Partners Pty, a Sydney-based manager, runs two natural resource funds focused on everything from gas to […]


(Bloomberg) Papa John’s International Inc. is offering its employees full tuition to Purdue University online classes — part of the beleaguered chain’s efforts to shift the narrative away from the missteps of its founder. The benefit, which will be offered […]


The 10 best-paid hedge fund managers made $7.7bn in 2018  Moneyweb.co.za

The figures are more than almost anyone will earn in a lifetime.


(CNBC) Some of the best investments that Silicon Valley has been chasing after can be found on just one stock: Softbank, says Light Street Capital’s Glen Katcher. “It’s an incredible opportunity” to get “real exposure to this incredible growth part […]


(Bloomberg) At Apple Inc., former top lawyer Gene Daniel Levoff was responsible for making sure employees didn’t violate insider-trading laws. It turns out he was allegedly the one who was buying and selling shares illegally, according to U.S. authorities. To […]


Hedge funds dumped China, US tech stocks in fourth quarter  South China Morning Post

Prominent hedge fund managers sold out of Chinese technology stocks and dumped Silicon Valley majors such as Apple and Facebook while global stock ...


How Bloomberg Calculated the Top Hedge Fund Managers' Income  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's inaugural ranking of hedge fund manager income shows that the top 10 individuals reaped approximately $7.7 billion last year.


"Bloomberg Markets" is focused on bringing you the most important global business and breaking markets news and information as it happens. The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations" explor...


How Bloomberg Calculated the Top Hedge Fund Managers' Income  Bloomberg

Bloomberg's inaugural ranking of hedge fund manager income shows that the top 10 individuals reaped approximately $7.7 billion last year. Bloomberg used ...


Interserve (Frankfurt: 860509 - news) , the struggling outsourcer, is facing a financial bombshell that could threaten its future if its largest shareholder succeeds with a plan to block a debt restru...


This is a chance to join one of the world's top hedge funds and dramatically increase your earning potential. Our client has one of the best performance and award structures globally, including strong ...


- Successful candidates will understand markets and will take agency and ownership in influencing their PMs - Technical skills and experience with quantitative/systematic trading. - Ability to leverag...


13F Filings: Hedge Funds Cut U.S. Equity Holdings  Bloomberg

Warren Buffett, Stan Druckenmiller and the rest of the U.S. hedge fund pantheon disclosed their equity investments for the fourth quarter of 2018. The takeaway: ...


Prominent investors stock up on eBay, then activists flex muscle  Reuters Canada

EBay Inc.'s stock price slumped for most of last year but a number of prominent hedge funds were so convinced that change is on the horizon for the ...


Prominent investors stock up on eBay, then activists flex muscle  Reuters

EBay Inc.'s stock price slumped for most of last year but a number of prominent hedge funds were so convinced that change is on the horizon for the ...


Jeff Vinik offers fee cuts to help bring in cash for new fund  Reuters

Prominent U.S. investor Jeffrey Vinik is promising potential clients a cut in fees and said that it had been tougher to raise money than he initially thought, as he ...


Hedge Funds From Appaloosa to Third Point Slash Stocks: 13F Wrap  Bloomberg

Hedge fund managers were busy protecting performance and taking risk off the table in the fourth quarter, according to regulatory filings Thursday.


Big hedge funds dump China stocks, Apple as market tumbles  Free Malaysia Today

Shares have rebounded sharply on a broad global rally powered by hopes of a new trade deal between the US and China and the Federal Reserve's decision ...


The VIX may be about to get some competition. VIX is the “fear gauge,” the very visible measure of expected price fluctuations in the S&P 500 index options. On the foundation of its popularity, CBOE has built a monopoly on exchange-traded volatility products. VIX derivatives have become among the mostRead More


Aberon Capital Boss Denies $20M Hedge Fund Racket  Law360

Aberon Capital Management principal Niket Jain on Thursday denied criminal charges brought over an alleged $20 million scheme to con investors in the ...


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: "ESG metrics today are terrible," Peter Kellner, social entrepreneur, activist and ESG investor, tells Matthias Knab on Opalesque TV. This is because they are self-reported, he continues, they are non-periodic, and their time series are not well weighted. &...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The State Street Global Exchange Private Equity Index (GXPEI) posted a moderate increase of 3.03% in the third quarter of 2018. The Venture Capital category continued to lead for the third quarter in a row with a 4.65 % gain, followed by Buyout Funds with 2.84 %; Private...
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From Bloomberg: Even for this Gilded Age of 0.0001 percenters, Kenneth Griffin drips money. The hedge-fund mogul recently closed on a New York penthouse for an eye-watering $240 million. Before that he picked up a $122 million London mansion. He can hang his $200 million Pollock in one and his $300 ...
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From Business Insider: Hedge funds suffered one of their worst years on record in 2018, and they underperformed the market for years before that. Managers, however, believe that part of the blame lies with big Wall Street investors that have cramped their strategies. Pensions and other large invest...
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Artisan launches Ucits version of $2bn EM fund From City Wire: US investment house Artisan Partners has launched a Ucits version of its Developing World fund, which is overseen by Lewis Kaufman. Kaufman said the fund would target financially sound, free cash flow generative companies with compellin...
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Hedge funds from Appaloosa to Third Point slash stocks From Bloomberg: Hedge fund managers were busy protecting performance and taking risk off the table in the fourth quarter, according to regulatory filings Thursday. Many saw the value of their U.S. equity holdings drop in the period, as the ind...
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Texas County earmarks $100m for first direct-lending fund in 2019 From PIonline.com: Texas County District Retirement System, Austin, made its first commitment to a direct-lending credit strategy in 2019, a transaction report showed. The $30 billion defined benefit plan earmarked $100 million to ...
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SkyBridge Capital announces appointment of Joe Grano as senior advisor SkyBridge Capital, an alternative investments firm, announced the appointment of Joseph J. Grano, Jr. as a senior advisor to the firm. As senior advisor, Joe will provide counsel on the strategic direction of the firm with an ...
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Grayscale crypto fund got $359m investments from institutional investors in 2018 The largest crypto managing fund Grayscale owned by Digital Currency Group is reported to have raised around $359 mln in 2018 despite the strong sellers' market. Grayscale, the biggest crypto management fund in the w...
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UPDATE 1-Big hedge funds dumped China stocks, Apple as market tumbled  Reuters

Prominent hedge fund managers sold out of Chinese technology stocks and dumped Silicon Valley giants like Apple Inc and Facebook Inc while global stock ...


The revolutionary way of using artificial intelligence in hedge funds The integration of artificial intelligence and the financial industry has always been a match made in heaven-high volumes, the quantitative aspect of finances, need for expediency and accuracy are ideal for the unique skill-set o...
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From Business Standard: The share of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), as a proportion of total foreign portfolio investments in Indian equities, is at its highest for the current fiscal at 5.74 per cent. However, the value of their investment was Rs 1.54 trillion as of January; lower than the Rs 1.56 ...
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Jeff Vinik offers fee cuts to help bring in cash for new fund From Reuters: Prominent U.S. investor Jeffrey Vinik is promising potential clients a cut in fees and said that it had been tougher to raise money than he initially thought, as he prepares to relaunch Vinik Asset Management after six year...
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EMs takes centre stage for Swiss investors in 2019 From City Wire: Emerging markets look set to dominate Swiss fund selectors' agendas as the region is one of the most in-demand of the asset classes both in equities and bonds. Half of the professional fund buyers gathered at Citywire Geneva 2019 b...
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Hedge funds play tug-of-war with the volatile Australian dollar From Bloomberg: Hedge funds are ratcheting up wagers on the Australian dollar -- in both directions -- after it became the most-volatile Group-of-10 currencies in the past month. "It's one of the best times to trade,&quot...
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Lampert reveals plans for Sears after bankruptcy From Reuters: Sears Holdings Corp will sell or sublease some of the 425 stores of the retail chain and open smaller stores with more focus on tools and appliances than on apparel, said Chairman Edward Lampert in an interview with the Wall Street Jour...
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A court in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan on Thursday reserved its decision on whether claims by a hedge fund against insurer Manulife Financial Corp should be dismissed following a change of rules in the province. Manulife has been fighting the case, brought by Mosten Investment LP two year...
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Here's The Problem With Sears' New Strategy  Fortune

Sears and Kmart have a new strategy, post-bankruptcy: more tools and appliances but less clothing and smaller locations. Eddie Lampert, the hedge fund king ...


Prominent investors stock up on eBay, then activists flex muscle From Economic Times: eBay's stock price slumped for most of last year but a number of prominent hedge funds were so convinced that change is on the horizon for the e-commerce company that they established new or added to existing posi...
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Charlie Munger targets active managers, Elon Musk; praises China From Euro News: Charlie Munger, the longtime business partner of Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Thursday criticized active fund managers, bankers and even Elon Musk as he urged investors to court simplicity and temper ex...
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From Sfgate.com: The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state of South Carolina might be a big loser too. Economic officials on Thursday removed the estimated $61 million windfall the winner was expected to pay in state income taxes f...
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Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller placed bet against Tesla during fourth quarter  Reuters

Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller bet against electric carmaker Tesla Inc during the fourth quarter, wagering that its share price will fall, according to ...


The bridesmaid of the local investment industry  Moneyweb.co.za

On April 1, 2015, hedge funds in South Africa became recognised as collective investment schemes. This means they are now regulated in the same way as unit ...


  By David Drake   The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the leading Science and Technology institutes in the US, has predicted that blockchain will become the norm in 2019. As a critical part of the infrastructure governing digital coins, the technology is embedded with potent features such as transparency and tracking mechanisms, that will prove vital to […]


Hedge fund billionaire invests in Swedish AI startup  The Business Times

London. EUCLIDEAN Capital, the family office of hedge fund billionaire James Simons, is leading a US$20 million investment in Peltarion AB, a Swedish startup ...


Three-and-a-half years ago, Tidjane Thiam said it would take three years to turn the increasingly stinky, rotting and oozing wheel of Gruyere that was Credit Suisse into some tasty fondue that shareholders might actually wish to eat. And, like the miracle that is melted dipping cheese sauce, he ...


Bloomberg’s inaugural ranking of hedge fund manager income shows that the top 10 individuals reaped approximately $7.7 billion last year. Bloomberg used Securities and Exchange Commission filings, com...


Big hedge funds dumped China stocks, Apple as market tumbled  Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prominent hedge fund managers sold out of Chinese technology stocks and dumped Silicon Valley majors such as Apple Inc and ...


Manulife 'highly confident' ahead of hedge fund case verdict: CEO  KitchenerToday.com

The chief executive of Manulife Financial Corp. says the insurer is ``highly confident'' it will prevail in its legal battle with hedge fund Mosten Investment LP over ...


Global Quality Edge Fund: Tail-Risk Hedging Strategy  ValueWalk

Global Quality Edge Fund presentation titled, "Tail-Risk Hedging Strategy." How to leverage the end of the business cycle without exposing.


Hedge Funds Play Tug-of-War With the Volatile Australian Dollar  Bloomberg

Hedge funds are ratcheting up wagers on the Australian dollar -- in both directions -- after it became the most-volatile Group-of-10 currencies in the past month.


Stephen Thomas’s Webs Creek Capital Management to start trading in April

The post Former Brenham partner eyeing energy HF launch appeared first on HFM Week.


Before we lay ourselves down to sleep last night, we said our usual evening prayer: "Alexa, let me wake up to the most exhausting possible piece of financial news so that our day might be spent feeling crushed under the existential weight of hot takes." Our prayer has been answered: The ...


Is 2019 Bill Ackman's Comeback Year after a Series of Losses?  Market Realist

After a lukewarm 2018, Bill Ackman's Pershing Square seems to be heating up rapidly in 2019.


Interserve could face £66m hit if hedge fund thwarts rescue deal  Telegraph.co.uk

Interserve will be forced to immediately hand over £66m to its lenders if its largest shareholder thwarts a controversial debt-for-equity rescue deal announced ...


eVestment's Top Hedge Funds In January  AlphaWeek

Industry tracker eVestment publishes a monthly list of the hedge funds - and the investment managers which run those funds - which are most viewed on its ...


Why the decline of suburban newspapers should matter to you  Philadelphia Business Journal

Massive cuts at local news outlets are destructive to communities and businesses.


Ed Finneran retires after almost a decade with firm

The post Senior Brigade IR pro departs appeared first on HFM InvestHedge.


London HF giant exploring macro portfolio for Trifon Natsis

The post Brevan eyes new fund for co-founder Natsis appeared first on HFM Week.


London HF giant exploring macro portfolio for Trifon Natsis

The post Brevan Howard eyes new fund for co-founder Natsis appeared first on HFM Week.


There are basically two schools of thought as to why about 100 Major Leaguers are still looking for jobs when 29 of the 30 teams have already begun Spring Training. The first is that baseball teams are owned by a cabal of weird evil skinflints who think nothing of asking municipalities for hundreds ...


Can Starboard Value Do for Papa John's What It Did for Olive Garden?  Motley Fool

Shares of Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA) continue to rise in the aftermath of activist investor Starboard Value injecting $200 million into the pizzeria and having ...


Bullish investors ‘too sanguine’ about U.S.-China trade talks, warns fund manager  MarketWatch

Our call of the day, from Ronald Temple, head of U.S. equity at Lazard Asset Management, worries investors are “too sanguine” about trade, as he flags another ...


Biotech Hedge Fund Bailed on Drugmaker Before Its Depression Treatment Scored  Bloomberg

Baker Bros. Advisors LP, a hedge fund known for making big biotechnology bets, looks to have relinquished its stake in Sage Therapeutics Inc. leading up the ...


Biotech Hedge Fund Bailed on Sage Before Big Study Boosted Stock  Bloomberg

Baker Bros. Advisors LP, a hedge fund known for making big biotechnology bets, looks to have relinquished its stake in Sage Therapeutics Inc. leading up the ...


Biotech Hedge Fund Bailed on Drugmaker Before Its Depression Treatment Scored  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Baker Bros. Advisors LP, a hedge fund known for making big biotechnology bets, looks to have relinquished its stake in Sage Therapeutics Inc.



Hedge fund investors are facing 'existential questions' about the kinds of managers they back  Business Insider India

Sean Gallup/GettyGeorge Soros' historic big bets may not be allowed by large institutional investors today.Hedge funds suffered one of their worst years on.


Law360, New York (February 14, 2019, 6:00 PM EST) -- Aberon Capital Management principal Niket Jain on Thursday denied criminal charges brought over an alleged $20 million scheme to con investors in t...


Mark Flanagan worked at consultant for around three years

The post Blackstar hires ex-Aon pro as COO appeared first on HFM Week.



Manulife 'highly confident' about outcome of hedge fund court case  Nasdaq

TORONTO, Feb 14- Manulife Financial Corp's chief executive said on Thursday the company was "highly confident" of winning a case brought against it.


SA investors opt for short-term funds  Business Day

SA investors offloaded money invested in equities in 2018 and sought short-term funds to safely park their investments as they weathered the JSE storm, ...


Mr Crnkovic-Friis said that Peltarion, which is headquartered in Stockholm and has offices in London, Oslo, and Barcelona, is planning to open an office on the East Coast of the US in the coming month...


SEC Charges Former Senior Attorney at Apple With Insider Trading  HedgeCo.net

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at Apple whose duties included ...


Wall Street's Biggest Traders Are Building Their Own Exchange  HedgeCo.net

(Bloomberg) Does the U.S. need another stock exchange? There's no shortage of places to trade: Nasdaq, Cboe Global Markets, and Intercontinental Exchange ...


Ken McCarney worked at admin for over 11 years

The post MUFG Investor Services CFO McCarney exits appeared first on HFM Week.


Ken McCarney worked at admin for over 11 years

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Equity Hedge Funds Up +5.97% in January In Contrast to the -6.96% Returns Of 2018  HedgeCo.net

(Opalesque) Global hedge funds started off strong in January 2019 with big winners like Equity funds, EM Funds, said eVestment's January 2019 hedge fund ...


Swiss manager sees continuing investor interest in offering

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Not long ago, Marco Rubio was Wall Street’s last best hope to get something approximating what they thought a president should be into the White House. Sure, he had his flaws, but he was fresh-faced, made most of the right noises with his mouth, and most importantly, wasn’t any of the other fucking ...