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Fed Considering Lending Cash Directly To Hedge Funds In Next Repo Market Crisis

Fed Considering Lending Cash Directly To Hedge Funds In Next Repo Market Crisis .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 14th, 2020

Big U.S. banks" reluctance to lend may have caused repo-market shock: BIS

An unwillingness among the four leading U.S. banks to lend cash, combined with a surge in demand from hedge funds for secured fundin.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 8th, 2019

U.S. banks" reluctance to lend cash may have caused repo shock: BIS

The unwillingness of the top four U.S. banks to lend cash combined with a burst of demand from hedge funds for secured funding could explain a recent spike in U.S. money market rates, the Bank for International Settlements said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 8th, 2019

Market Extra: Here are 5 things to know about the recent repo market operations

Broker-dealers, hedge funds and other institutional investors who don’t keep cash on hand for every position they hold are the most vulnerable to this week’s hiccups in the overnight repo market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

Market Extra: Here are five things to know about the recent repo market operations

Broker-dealers, hedge funds and other institutional investors who don’t keep cash on hand for every position they hold are the most vulnerable to this week’s hiccups in the overnight repo market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

Is Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (OCSL) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

The market has been volatile in the last few months as the Federal Reserve finalized its rate cuts and uncertainty looms over trade neg.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyDec 10th, 2019

Repo blowup was fuled by big banks and hedge funds

The September mayhem in the U.S. repo market suggests there’s a structural problem in this vital corner of finance and the incident wasn’t just a temporary hiccup, according to a new analysis from the Bank for International Settlements......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 9th, 2019

The Fed: Fed’s Quarles agrees with JPMorgan CEO Dimon on cause of repo-market turmoil

Fed Vice Chairman for Banking Supervision Randal Quales sided with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon that the rules put in place since the financial crisis contributed to the turmoil in the short-term lending market in September.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2019

Fed ‘repo’ plan could face fund manager resistance

Money market funds that are among the largest holders of Treasury bills say they are reluctant to sell them to the Federal Reserve, presenting an obstacle to the central bank as it seeks to increase the amount of cash in short-term lending markets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

U.S. effective fed funds rate jumps on Monday: New York Fed data

What U.S. banks charge each other to borrow reserves overnight jumped on Monday, prompted by a jump in money market rates amid scarcity in cash available for lending, according to data from the New York Federal Reserve released on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2019

Even With The Market Up By Double Digits, Hedge Funds Are Bleeding Cash

As we noted last month, even though hedge fund performance has rebounded .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 23rd, 2019

Crypto Funds, Lending and Market Manipulation

The growing practice of asset lending by crypto hedge funds could add systemic risk to the sector if we are not vigilant, argues Noelle Acheson......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 25th, 2019

"Everybody"s Miserable": Why Hedge Fund Analysts Suddenly Find Themselves In An Existential Crisis

As hedge funds continue their 'monumental struggle' to outperform passive investments and market indices that have provided impressive and steady double-digit returns over the last decade to earn their modest billions in fees, analysts in the indust.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 4th, 2018

Banks Say Volatility Is Hurting Trading Revenue, Not Helping

The buy side aren't the only ones struggling to cash in on the explosive market volatility that has made this year one of the worst for markets since the Nixon era.  While hedge funds are on track to post their worst annualized returns sin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 22nd, 2018

"Cash is trash" says founder of world"s largest hedge fund

Ray Dalio at Davos said investors shouldn't miss out on the current market, although he still worries about an economic downturn......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 21st, 2020

Hedge fund guru Ray Dalio says "cash is trash"

Ray Dalio at Davos said investors shouldn't miss out on the current market, although he still worries about an economic downturn......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 21st, 2020

Hedge funds amass $3.3T cash hoard to start Roaring "20s

The record-setting year occurred despite net outflows of $13.6 billion in the fourth quarter......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 21st, 2020

Hedge funds not led by white men outperform peers nearly 2 to 1

Hedge funds not controlled by white men had returns almost double their peers the last three years, and the advantage continued even in times of crisis, according to a Bloomberg analysis of hedge fund data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 21st, 2020

Which company just hit $1 trillion? Google it.

As Google-parent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stock's extraordinary gains......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2020

Top Repo Expert Warns Fed Is Now Trapped: "It Will Take Pain To Wean The Repo Market Off Easy Cash"

Top Repo Expert Warns Fed Is Now Trapped: "It Will Take Pain To Wean The Repo Market Off Easy Cash" Yesterday we reported that with the Fed's first oversubscribed term repo in three weeks... ... coupled with a su.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 8th, 2020

The Tell: Hedge funds just saw strongest year since 2009, but lag stock market

A blockbuster year for equities saw hedge funds post their strongest annual rise since 2009 last year, according to a closely followed performance-tracking index, but lagged behind returns for the S&P 500......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2020