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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

Goldman To Nervous Bitcoin Traders: Be Patient, The Next Surge Will Take It Above $3,600

Prompted by growing interest among the hedge fund community, Goldman is dedicating increasingly more "bandwidth".....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 24th, 2017

A new technology could change the game for Amazon, Facebook, Netflix and every smartphone user (GOOGL, NFLX, AMZN, AMAT)

Business Insider/Jeff DunnA tech hedge fund that has been crushing it sees a huge opportunity for YouTube, Amazon, Netflix and Google. It's called OLED – "organic light-emitting diodes" – that could soon change how people.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2017

Toshiba shares surge after Greenlight stake, U.S. court hearing

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp shares jumped on Tuesday after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and after Western Digital Corp did not gain an immediate injunction to block the $18 billion sale of the Japanese conglomerate's chip unit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2017

One of the most anticipated hedge fund launches of 2017 is off to a rough start

Flickr/Tasayu TasnaphunOne of the most anticipated hedge fund launches of the year continues to rake in fresh money, despite a rough start in terms of performance.  Ben Melkman's Light Sky Macro dropped about 3.5% from March through the end .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2017

One of the most anticipated hedge fund launches of 2017 keeps raising money

Flickr/Tasayu TasnaphunOne of the most anticipated hedge fund launches of the year continues to rake in fresh money, despite a rough start in terms of performance.  Ben Melkman's Light Sky Macro dropped about 3.5% from March thr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 31st, 2017

Proxy fight over GM stock heats up ahead of annual meeting

Shares of General Motors rose slightly Tuesday as a proxy fight escalated between the company and a hedge fund that wants to split its shares into two classes.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMay 30th, 2017

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