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As Hedge fund Closures Surge A Bright Light Ahead

With hedge fund assets under management hitting an all-time high – topping $3 trillion – another industry milestone appears contradictory. H.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 20th, 2017

Moab Partners De-risking Shorts and Credit Hedges Amid Trump Fire Surge

In October, Moab Capital Partners made some smart “Trump trades” ahead of the Republican’s victory in the presidential election, notably shorting stocks with exposure to Mexico. But the New York-based long/short hedge fund may be shifting its strate.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 15th, 2016

Hedge funds that bet on Silicon Valley are crushing it

HBOA string of technology-focused hedge funds are having a strong start to the year. Among them: Light Street Capital Management's $930 million Halogen fund is up 28.5% this year through the e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 16th, 2017

Emerging markets hedge fund surge accelerates through April

Hedge funds investing in emerging markets extended their Q1 surge into April, with performance led by emerging Asia, including India and China, according to the latest HFR Emerging Markets Hedge Fund Industry Report......»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekMay 15th, 2017

Emerging markets hedge fund surge accelerates through April

Hedge funds investing in emerging markets extended their Q1 surge into April, with performance led by emerging Asia, including India and China, according to the latest HFR Emerging Markets Hedge Fund Industry Report. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekMay 13th, 2017

Managed Futures Fund Launches In Q1 2017

Managed Futures didn’t have the best start to 2017 it we’re specifically referencing performance, but there are glimmers of light worth mentioning from Preqin’s Q1 Hedge F.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 26th, 2017

Hedge Fund CIO: "What If The "Trump Earnings Surge" Was Just An Illusion?"

We bring readers this follow-up note to our earlier quote from the latest Weekend Notes by Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management, as it provides a glimpse into the process of cognitive dis.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 2nd, 2017

2016’s Top Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Their Favorite Stocks

The hedge fund industry may be mired in performance woes and closures, but you wouldn’t know it from the immense earnings that the top h.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyMar 28th, 2017

24-Year-Old Arrested For Stealing Confidential Bridgewater Documents

When it comes to hedge fund paranoia, few can hold a light to the world's undisputed leader: Ray Dalio's Bridgewater - the former employer of current FBI director James Comey - which in addition to maintaining absolute secrecy about its operations, polic.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 28th, 2017

Hedge fund closures hold nuggets for investors

Move by Eton Capital founder Eric Mindich to close shop may be a warning sign.....»»

Category: marketSource: ftMar 28th, 2017

The "World"s Most Bearish Hedge Fund" Capitulates After Surge In Redemptions

“At some point in my life, and I can’t remember exactly when, I learnt two things that define my approach on how to deal with problems. The first is simply to tell the truth, while it may be unpleasant, at least it is then .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 11th, 2017

One of Bitcoin"s Big Funds is Selling Ahead of the ETF Decision

At least one major hedge fund is selling bitcoin ahead of the SEC's expected ruling on a long-proposed bitcoin ETF. Source.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 8th, 2017

Hedge Funds: Hedge funds may see a new dawn, analysts say—but sailing won’t be smooth

Following a rough 2016, a year marked by high-profile fund closures, redemptions, and underperformance, analysts are increasingly optimistic that the new year, along with the .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 24th, 2017

"Wiped out": Hedge fund assets could drop by 30%

Hedge funds might be facing a rocky road ahead. A new report out from Boston Consulting Group plots three possible scenarios for hedge funds for the period until 2020. In the worst case scenario, BCG predicts industry-wide assets could shrink by .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2017

Equity hedge fund strategies surge in early 2017

Hedge funds posted strong gains in early 2017 as Donald Trump was inaugurated as US President, led by the performance of equity hedge strategies, the largest area of hedge fund industry investor capital, according to data from HFR. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekFeb 8th, 2017

Bright Spot For China"s Economy: Rising Consumption Ahead Of The Spring Festival

China’s Spring Festival is here, and retailers are welcoming the annual surge in consumption that accompanies the holiday. China’s Spring Festival is here, and retailers are welcoming the annual surge in consumption that accompanies the holiday......»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 18th, 2017

Global macro ahead in quiet start to the year, says Lyxor

Hedge funds have experienced a quiet start to the year with the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index flat year to date, and the trends observed in Q4 of last year continuing to prevail in early 2017, according to Lyxor’s latest Weekly Brief. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekJan 16th, 2017

Is Unum Group (UNM) A Good Stock To Buy?

Does Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) represent a good buying opportunity at the moment? Let’s briefly check the hedge fund sentiment towards the company. Hedge fund firms constantly search out bright intellectuals and highly-experienced employees and throw away m.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyDec 13th, 2016

Cohen"s Point72 Bets Big Ahead of Ophthotech Corp. Trial Results

Ahead of pivotal phase 3 study results for Fovista, hedge-fund icon Steven Cohen's Point72 has reported a 5% ownership stake in Ophthotech......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 9th, 2016

Do Hedge Funds Love Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (BFAM)?

A whopping number of 13F filings filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been processed by Insider Monkey so that individual investors can look at the overall hedge fund sentiment towards the stocks included in their watchlists. These fresh.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyDec 9th, 2016

Morgan Stanley PB: Hedge Funds Hit In November On Leveraged Short Positions Ahead Of Elections

Hedge funds got some bad news early today as BAML pointed out that BTD no longer works – but it just got worse as another big bank has issued a note on a different issue hurting fund performance. Also see […] The post Morgan Stanley PB: Hedge .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 8th, 2016