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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

Market Extra: Hedge-fund assets hit record, even as fund closures continue to outpace launches

The hedge-fund industry, while still struggling with performance and fund closures, appears to be turning a quarter after a horrendous 2016......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Billionaire Steve Cohen has lost his top trader ahead of his supersize hedge fund launch

Steve Marcus/ReutersBillionaire Steve Cohen's longtime top trader is leaving ahead of the hedge fund manager's expected supersize return to managing outside money. Phil Villhau.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2017

Shopify Falls After Fund Manager Says The Stock "Got A Little Ahead Of Itself"

Shares of Shopify Inc (US) (NYSE: SHOP) were trading lower by 7 percent Tuesday after another short thesis came to light. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 10th, 2017

CEO"s hedge fund loans Sears $100M ahead of the holidays

Sears has borrowed $100 million from affiliates of Eddie Lampert's hedge fund, ESL Investments, according to an 8-K filing with the SEC......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 6th, 2017

One Trader Warns Of "The True Danger Ahead"

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist, It’s easy for me to sit back and take pot shots at the hedge fund gurus calling for a repeat of the 2008 crash. Spouting words about markets never rep.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2017

Pine River Closing Master Fund Following Surge In Redemptions

Back in January 2016, we reported that Pine River Capital Management, then run by noted hedge fund investor Steve Kuhn, was shuttering .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 18th, 2017

Leon Cooperman Sees Mixed Market Ahead but Loves 5 Top Stock Picks

Leon Cooperman is one of the top "whales" from the hedge fund world that investors like to follow. Here are his five picks from Tuesday's conference notes......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 12th, 2017

The Ratings Game: Tenet shares surge 15% on board member exits but don’t expect it to ‘go gentle into that good night’

Two board members representing the hedge fund Glenview resigned on Friday, setting Tenet up for a potential proxy fight......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2017

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