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MarketWatch - Crescat Capital enjoyed a huge year in 2018, capitalizing on the December market tumble to post a 41% annual return for its flagship hedge fund — that was...

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Milind Sharma and Aravind Ganesan have developed what they call the QMIT Leveraged Buyout Model—a trading strategy—based on anticipating announcements of LBOs based on QMIT’s factor library. Sharma is the CEO of QMIT, QuantZ Machine Intelligence Technologies. QMIT is itself a spin-off from QuantZ Capital, which is a stat arbRead More


Opalesque - Hedge funds were unable to build on the previous month's inflows in June with the industry moving back into net redemption territory with $12.2 billion in ...


Rebound in returns this year has not stopped clients punishing managers for weak 2018


Clients withdraw €8bn from fund manager after FT stories


Remember that time the two pillars of the U.S. housing industry went belly-up and each of us had to contribute our share of $187 billion to keep them afloat? No matter! In spite of their most lukewarm efforts, the Trump administration couldn’t figure out a way to fix Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but ...


Hedge funds managed by people other than Ken Griffin have had a rough go over the last year or so. Returns stink. Inflows are essentially non-existent. The mortality rate is beginning to have the look of an extinction event, with the biggest names in the biz deciding the whole hedge-fund game isn’t ...


DEALSTREETASIA - Seattle and Hyderabad-based enterprise cloud platform Zenoti on Thursday announced that it has raised $20 million in funding from American hedge fund ...


CNBC - "My ultimate goal is to create a machine that works so well that I can just sit back and watch beauty happen," hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio writes The post appeared first on cnbc..


Euronews - By Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) – AQR of the United States and Marshall Wace of Britain are among hedge funds to have taken sizeable positions.


MarketWatch - Emerging-market assets managed by hedge funds hit a *fresh* high and performance was solid.


Yahoo Finance UK - ... * Europe's STOXX 600 down 0.4%; euro-zone stocks down 0.6% * Rally triggered by Merkel comments on Brexit erodes on German stimulus worries * Report ...


Kitco News - Editor's Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today's must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and ...


Funds Europe Magazine - Emerging markets hedge funds have posted industry-leading mid-year results amidst ongoing market volatility.


Institutional Investor - A court ruling sent the stock tumbling, but some hedge funds managed to escape first.


Business Insider - Hedge funds have already seen $20 billion more in outflows this year compared to 2018 as investors seek lower fees and better performance, Bloomberg repor.


For a long time, Wells Fargo was Elizabeth Warren’s favorite punching bag and poster boy for all that was wrong with Wall Street and banks and the financial services industry in general. There were good reasons for this, in that it was both easy and sometimes more than a little justified. But it’s ...


Investors withdrew another USD8.42 billion from the global hedge fund industry in July, according to the July 2019 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. But strong performance in the industry continues to boost overall industry assets under management (AUM), which stood at USD3.303 trillion last month.


Bloomberg - Hedge funds have lost 50% more money so far this year than in all of 2018. Bloomberg's Jennifer Surane reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: ...


A big short bet paid off for BlueBay in the form of its three-year wager against the British #pound --> via @markets


eFinancialCareers - Meet the ex-bankers who are hedge fund gig workers.


By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners – The highly publicised trade war between the US and China has largely been scrutinised for its apparent, short-term impact on the US economy. The conversation has narrowly focused on falling GDP growth and specific sectors of the economy which have been disproportionally hit the hardest, especially the American farmer. These are certainly important issues that should be continually considered and addressed.


Business Insider - Hedge funds have become "particularly vulnerable" to a market downturn as recession fears hit a fever pitch, Goldman warns.


The TRADE News - London-based macro hedge fund, Eisler Capital, has hired managing director and the global head of electronic futures at Goldman Sachs for a business ...


Pandora Value Jumps $1 Billion One Day After CEO Unveils Report --> via @technology -


Start your day with the Opening Bell powered by The Water Coolest. The Water Coolest is the preferred bathroom stall reading material of finance professionals. Sign up for the free daily newsletter. POW-WOW As market participants and at least one sitting US President wait patiently for Jay Powell’s ...


The American Prospect - Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have returned campaign contributions from individuals employed at hedge funds that have investments in Puerto Rican ...


AlphaWeek - The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged New York-based broker-dealer AOC Securities LLC, and its former chief executive officer, Ronaldo ...


AlphaWeek - Industry tracker eVestment published data today showing that hedge fund investors withdrew another $8.42 billion from the industry in July. Still, strong ...


Wealth Professional - Social platforms may be valuable troves of information for investors conducting due diligence.


HedgeWeek - The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged New York-based broker-dealer AOC Securities, and its former chief executive officer, Ronaldo Gonzalez ...


Opalesque - Opalesque Industry Update - Emerging Markets hedge funds posted industry-leading gains through mid-2019, navigating rising trade tariff tensions, the falling ...


PrimeXBT, a Bitcoin-based margin trading platform offering up to 500x leverage across forex, stock indices, commodities, and cryptocurrencies, has launched a new lower fee structure that includes a reduction in overnight financing fees on all crypto trading pairs, as well as a 10x reduction in trading fees across all forex pairs.


Financial News - The London hedge fund set up by Goldman Sachs's former co-head of securities, Edward Eisler, has turned to its founder's previous employer for its latest senior ...


Financial News - Hedge fund investors do not buy the idea that the US economy is headed for a recession in the near term, according to data from Goldman Sachs. The bank ...


"If you are not growing, you are dying." - Tony Robbins On August 8, Virtu reported Q2 earnings and the stock (VIRT) fell 18%. Non-GAAP EPS came in lower than Street estimates. In addition to the costs of integrating the ITG acquisition, disappointing results in the market making segment were blamed on lower volatility and [...]


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Alternative investment platform Artivest has added Florida-based private equity firm WM Partners to its Artivest Open Network. Founded in 2015 by co-founders Alejandro Weinstein and Jose Minski, WM Partners is a middle-market private equity firm that specializes in buyo...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Blackstone Group announced that it had hired Ram Jagannath, who was a partner at Navab Capital before the firm's untimely closure. Ram had previously worked as a managing director for the Carlyle Group's flagship buyout fund. Ram Jagannath, an investor with more than two...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Although the majority of European capital is concentrated among Western Europe-based managers, Nordic-based fund managers have offered investors the largest return compared with firms in Western Europe and Central Eastern Europe. According to Preqin, the associated ris...


Goldman warns hedge fund outperformance holds crowding risk From Bloomberg: Equity hedge funds are enjoying their strongest performance since 2009 -- with the S P 500 index up 16% this year -- but Goldman Sachs Group Inc. warns that crowding is a risk. Funds have benefited from both a rising st...


PAG to raise over $2bn for eighth opportunistic realty fund From Deal Street Asia: Hong Kong-based private equity (PE) firm PAG is looking to raise over $2 billion for its eighth opportunistic real estate fund, according to sources privy to the matter. The latest pan-Asia pooled fund, Secured ...


Opalesque Industry Update - The SS C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for August 2019 measured 3.41%, up from 2.69% in July. "SS C GlobeOp's Forward Redemption Indicator of 3.41% for August 2019, though up from the 2.73% reported a year ago for August 2018, closely matched the 5-year ...


Louisiana School Employees assigns $85m to alternatives From PIonline.com: Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System, Baton Rouge, made three new commitments totaling $85 million, recently released board meeting minutes show. The $1.9 billion pension fund committed $50 million to Aether Real ...


Short sellers bloodied as Target shares jump 20% From FT: Short sellers of shares in Target, the US retailer, suffered paper losses of almost half a billion dollars after the company's better than expected sales and profit numbers sent the stock soaring to a record high. Short bets against the ...


A Deutsche Bank equities salesman just landed at a top hedge fund From eFinancial Career: It's nearly two months since Deutsche Bank's day of dread and some of the equities professionals it deemed surplus to requirement are arriving elsewhere. Among them is Paris Christofides, a former Deutsche B...


Low-quality crypto exchanges account for 64% of trading volume CryptoCompare's latest report found that low-quality exchanges dominate the crypto market in terms of volume. Although reputable exchanges such as Binance and Coinbase saw a significant increase in market share this year, investors (o...


Investment robots are listening to CEOs and reading your Twitter feed From Bloomberg: In less than a decade, Danske Bank A/S changed auditors four times before a $230 billion money-laundering scandal hammered its share price. It's those type of red flags that PanAgora Asset Management Inc. wish...


Q2 2019 hedge fund trends From Seeking Alpha: With the SEC EDGAR website crashing, it can only mean it's that time of year: 13-F season. You've undoubtedly already read headlines about Bill Ackman's latest trade, of Warren Buffett's new favorite stock. We dig deeper into some key trends we cap...


From Yahoo: Several factors are roiling world markets right now, from fears of a possible U.S. recession to erratic policymaking, trade tensions and general uncertainty. But the unusual size of the moves - regularly on the order of 1% to 3% -- is being heightened by something else: the struggle to f...


UniCredit seeks bids for 1bn euro 'unlikely to pay' loan portfolio From Reuters: UniCredit is seeking non-binding bids to sell up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in so-called "unlikely-to-pay" (UTP) loans by the end of September, a source close to the matter said, as Italy's t...


Top tech investor brushes off China's startup funding slump From Nikkei: China's startup scene is showing signs of cooling as investors shy away from increasingly high valuations, but a recovery is on the horizon, according to one of the world's leading venture capitalists. James Mi, who this y...


Serving private equity owners leaves marks on CEOs' management style From Institutional Investor: Getting bought out by a private equity firm leaves a lasting impact on the acquired company's executives, new research from the University of Arkansas found. CEOs who have worked under private equi...


When going gets tough, hedge fund traders get better, study says From Bloomberg: Sometimes it takes a crisis to bring out your best. True in politics and marriage, and also, according to a new study, in active fund management. University of Manchester researchers Xinyu Cui and Olga Kolokolova fo...


SEC takes action aimed at proxy advisers for shareholders From WSJ: Public companies notched a victory in a longstanding fight to curb the impact of consultants who influence shareholder votes on topics such as executive pay. A divided Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to u...


From Reuters: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity. The guidance, which expands previous 2014 guidance...


Gulf Times - Equity hedge funds are enjoying their strongest performance since 2009, with the S&P 500 index up 16% this year, but Goldman Sachs Group Inc warns that.


A research study finds that when clients start pulling their money and the pressure to deliver rises, fund managers actually get better at picking #stocks --> via @markets -


Bets against the retailer’s shares rose ahead of blowout earnings


Pensions & Investments - Texas Employees Retirement System, Austin, rehired Albourne as hedge fund consultant, a webcast of the pension fund's board meeting Wednesday showed.


After thinking about it for a whole day, President Trump has decided that he won’t unilaterally cut taxes to prop up the economy in aid of his reelection campaign next year. But maybe he should be. After all, the Fed minutes from three weeks ago don’t make it sound like central bank is paying ...


PE Hub - Rhode Island State Investment Commission at its July meeting committed to an opportunistic private credit fund from Davidson Kempner Capital Management.


A three-year bet against the #British #pound pays off, but is now over via @markets -


Dogs are not the only things Tesla may be setting on fire. “As of November 2018, no fewer than seven Walmart stores had experienced fires due to Tesla’s solar systems - including the four fires described above and three others that had occurred earlier….” Walmart claimed, among myriad complaints, ...


Bloomberg - On this edition of "Charting Futures," Hedge Fund Telemetry founder Tom Thornton examines the performance of the British pound with Bloomberg's Abigail ...


Bloomberg - On this edition of "Charting Futures," Hedge Fund Telemetry founder Tom Thornton examines the performance of the British pound with Bloomberg's Abigail ...


Factor #quants are factoring in a lot more things --> via @markets -


Barron's - Hedge funds soured on technology stocks such as Alphabet in the second quarter, but increased their exposure to potentially politically sensitive health-care ...


ValueWalk - ValueWalk's interview with InfraHedge North America President Robert Vanderpool discussing hedge fund fee trends, the 2/20 model.


As you would imagine, with the markets hitting new highs, the number of paper millionaires has also subsequently hit a new high. According to Fidelity Investments, the number of 401(k) accounts with at least $1 million hit a new record. As of June 30, there are now 196,000 investors with at ...


MarketWatch - Hedge fund investors don't buy the idea that the U.S. economy is headed for a recession in the near term, according to data from Goldman Sachs.


eFinancialCareers - I've been in the hedge fund industry for a long time. More years than I care to admit. During that time, I've heard some brilliant things (never from myself).


When the going gets tough, hedge fund traders get better, according to a recent study --> via @markets -


Bronte Capital's John Hempton on what's ailing #bank stocks --> via @markets #hedgefund


Bloomberg - Sometimes it takes a crisis to bring out your best. True in politics and marriage, and also, according to a new study, in active fund management. University of ...


#Danish #jewelry maker Pandora, known for attracting hedge-fund attacks, has just added over $1 billion to its market value via @technology -


Seeking Alpha - Investors flee FAAMNG with the exception of GOOG/L. Managers with largest stakes in GE. Dave Plotkin's winning positions from Q2.


As you’d expect from a man without any animus towards a successful competitor, Jay Alix left no stone unturned in his effort to put McKinsey & Co. out of business, or at least out of the bankruptcy consulting business. He dug through all of the company’s conflict of interest disclosures dating ...


Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - August 21, 2019) - The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday charged New York-based broker-dealer AOC Securities LLC, and its former chief executive ...


TheStreet.com - Carried interest is generally a percentage of the profits generated by a hedge fund or private equity fund. Learn more about carried interest and how it works.


No 91-year-old man should have to bury his beloved child. Yet that is the tragic situation in which Paul Volcker finds himself. Two financial regulators on Tuesday approved changes relaxing trading restrictions for midsize banks and easing compliance for the biggest banks…. Among the changes, ...


Texas Employees Retirement System, Austin, rehired Albourne as hedge fund consultant, a webcast of the pension fund's board meeting Wednesday showed. The $28.7 billion pension fund issued an RFP in ...


#Activist investorMantle Ridgehas built a 20% stake in food and facilities management company#Aramarkand plans to push for changes, reports @scottdeveau via @business


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The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.62 per cent in July, bringing its year-to-date return to 6.48 per cent. Roughly 30.8 per cent of hedge fund managers in the index have recorded double-digit gains over the first seven months of the year.


Ultimus Fund Solutions (Ultimus), an independent provider of fund administration, accounting and investor solutions to traditional and alternative fund managers, is to acquire LeverPoint Management (LeverPoint).


The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicatorfor August 2019 measured 3.41 per cent, up from 2.69 per cent in July.


eFinancialCareers - It's nearly two months since Deutsche Bank's day of dread and some of the equities professionals it deemed surplus to requirement are arriving elsewhere.


Start your day with the Opening Bell powered by The Water Coolest. The Water Coolest is the preferred bathroom stall reading material of finance professionals. Sign up for the free daily newsletter. PRE-RECESSION LIT The FDIC and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency approved an adjustment ...


The Braddock Multi-Strategy Income Fund has crossed the USD500 million benchmark in assets under management and received a five-star overall Morningstar Rating from among 297 funds in the Multisector Bond Fund Category as of 31 July, 2019 based on its risk-adjusted returns.


Eze Castle Integration (ECI), a global managed service provider to the financial sector, has expanded its London team with the addition of Jamie Smith as Director of International Technology and Lee Robertson as Commercial Director.


BMLL Technologies, a cloud-based Capital Markets Data-Engineering-as-a-Service company, has launched a new Derived Data Service which enables market participants to consume bespoke metrics derived from the most granular message-by-message exchange data directly into their trading systems both at speed and at scale.


The Maples Group has relocated its law firm, Maples and Calder (Jersey) LLP and its fiduciary and corporate services teams, Maples Fiduciary Services (Jersey) Limited, to a new office location at Sir Walter Raleigh House in St Helier.


Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of global security corporate actions, pricing and reference data, has launched a new Cost Basis solution.


Bloomberg - Equity hedge funds are enjoying their strongest performance since 2009 -- with the S&P 500 index up 16% this year -- but Goldman Sachs Group Inc. warns that ...


The Jewish Voice - In 2016, Sanjay Valvani was indicted by federal prosecutor for using private company information to swindle the stock market. Just days after he was indicted, ...


By Blake Estes, counsel in Alston & Bird’sFinancial Services & Products Group – Following the financial crisis, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), as directed by the G-20 countries, developed consistent global standards for margin requirements for uncleared derivatives to reduce systemic risk in the derivatives markets.


MoneyWeek - Carson Block sniffs out stocks trading on dodgily high valuations and bets against them, which unnerves his targets. Now, his reign of terror has spread to ...


Equity rounds of VC-backed investment in the financial technology sector retreated in the second quarter of 2019, according to a new CB Insights report. Second-quarter fintech deals dropped 22% on a quarterly basis and 23% compared to the same quarter in 2018. Early seed deal share fell a five-quarter lowRead More


On the new Odd Lots, we take a special trip to #Australia to speak with John Hempton about #banks and how they fit into the way he evaluates good businesses and promising stocks. via @markets


By: Catherine Anderson, Brian Prewitt, Foley Hoag LLP Investment advisers, hedge and private fund managers and U.S.-resident entities should review whether they have any filing obligations under Treasury International Capital Benchmark Form SHL. Form SHL is a five-year benchmark filing requirement...


An airline-industry executive who has founded and run two regional carriers is starting an aviation-stock hedge fund.Julian Cook, who most recently launched an Argentine airline that quickly picked up 10% of the domestic market, has formed a fund-management company in London called Atka Capital. He aims to begin trading early next year via a commingled vehicle dubbed Global Jet Fund.Cook expects to start out with $30 million to $50 million....


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: US-based micro venture capital funds (those sized at $100mn or less) have gained traction throughout the past decade, peaking at $7.7bn raised across 296 vehicles in 2018, said Preqin. Coming off a record year for micro venture capital, 2019 is off to a solid start and s...


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) 's Vietnam Fund, which invests in small and medium listed companies in Vietnam, has been beating the Ho Chi Minh City VN Index ($) since its December 2013 inception: the fund has returned almost 84% since then, against 77% for the index. However...


Argonaut Private Equity raises $400m for its fourth flagship fund Argonaut Private Equity, a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based private equity firm announced today the final closing of Argonaut Private Equity Fund IV (APE IV), a $400 million fund focused on pursuing disciplined investments across the industrial...


From The Trade News: Performances within the hedge fund industry last year are causing prime brokers to reassess the credit and counterparty risk of financing. The $180 million loss within Citi's FX prime brokerage business in December last year spurred a new debate over whether prime brokers are ch...


CalPERS shifts $150bn as part of new strategic asset allocation From PIonline.com: CalPERS shifted $150 billion in fiscal year 2019 as part of its implementation of a new strategic asset allocation adopted in December 2017 and an interim strategic asset allocation adopted in closed session in Mar...


Investors get record payouts globally, reveals report From IR Magazine: Shareholders in listed companies on global stock markets have reaped the rewards of more than $500 bn in dividends during the second quarter of the year - a record for investor payouts, reveals analysis by asset manager Janus...


From Expert Investor Europe: Multi-asset funds that invest directly in securities outperformed funds-of-funds over a 10-year period, according to an analysis by Berlin-based ratings group Scope. The four largest peer groups for multi-asset funds comprise more than 1,600 funds with euro;500bn in ass...


A top-performing hedge fund is making a big bet on gold From CNBC: A top-performing hedge fund is more than doubling its bet on gold and is ruling the industry with a nearly 30% return this year on its long positions. Sandler Capital Management, with $2.1 billion in regulatory assets under mana...


From City Wire: Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Petershill program has acquired a minority stake in Slate Asset Management, a real estate and real assets-focused alternative asset management platform. More:...


Citadel adds quant research head for convertible arbitrage team From eFinancial Careers: Hedge fund giant Citadel has hired a former managing director at BlackRock to head up quantitative research for its convertible arbitrage team. Dr. Johnny Kang started earlier this month as an MD in New York....


Influx of institutional money boosts bitcoin space From IR Magazine: A new type of institutional investor is fueling this year's dramatic bull run, and with it a rise in bitcoin, according to a new report from digital asset management firm CoinShares. London-based CoinShares analyzed market tre...


#Macro manager Said Haidar sees #yield curve flattening further amid slowing U.S. #economy


Could a machine learning ETF be the next step for forward thinking investors From RTF Trends: The debate between active and passive portfolio management has been going on for years. Is it more profitable to try and select stocks yourself, constantly seeking to maximize edge by buying and selling ...


As the events surrounding Epstein's death gradually unfold, it has been revealed that he signed a will 48 hours before he died by suicide on August 10, listing his brother, Mark, as the only heir to his $577 million fortune. Yet the disgraced financier took further steps to keep his assets, which in...


From CBS: Hedge funds have made hundreds of millions of dollars betting on climate change and higher temperatures, particularly in Europe, as heat waves across the continent this summer have turned deadly, killing 400 people in a single week in the Netherlands alone. One of the biggest winners is ...


Investors' new weapon in Japan: Votes to embarrass the boss From WSJ: Shareholders are growing more vocal in Japan, lodging protest votes against chief executives, presidents and other company directors. Embarrassing bosses like that was once rare in the consensus-based corporate culture. But t...


The private equity tool distorting returns From Institutional Investor: Private equity firms are increasingly using subscription lines of credit - or short-term loans that limit the number of capital calls they make to investors. Data provider Preqin made note in June that the use of these loans...


From Institutional Investor: When a hedge fund manager is highly confident in a short position, that bet is more likely to pay off, according to a new paper from researchers at Imperial College London. Short bets made with high conviction outperform those which make up a smaller proportion of manage...


Business Insider India - Getty Images/ Scott OlsonO. Andreas Halvorsen's Viking pumped $107 million into Druva Technologies.Viking helped data-backup startup Druva Technologies ...


Bloomberg - The yen's dominant 2019 rally has finally caught the attention of hedge-fund managers. Bloomberg's Katherine Greifeld reports on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd ...


The #yen’s dominant 2019 rally has finally caught the attention of hedge-fund managers --> via @markets


Dealbreaker - Back in June, after a jury had awarded him and another former Touradji Capital employee more than $90 million in allegedly unpaid bonuses and interest, which ...


Back in June, after a jury had awarded him and another former Touradji Capital employee more than $90 million in allegedly unpaid bonuses and interest, which itself came more than 10 years after they’d first sued the hedge fund, Gentry Beach marveled, “You experience something like this. You live ...


Variety - Coatue Management's Thomas Laffont shelled out $13 million for a renovated ranch house on Malibu's Point Dume.


#Volcker 2.0 is too little, too late for Wall Street's traders --> via @bopinion -


Livemint - vPhrase Analytics says it has raised a $2-million Series A round from Bharat Innovation Fund and Falcon Edge Capital.Funds will be used for expansion and to ...


A strategy popularized by hedge-fund titan Ray Dalio is coming soon to a brokerage near you --> via @markets #ETF #riskparity -


Picton Mahoney #hedgefund gets defensive via @markets -


JD Supra - Within the private equity fund arena, there are various well-recognized categories of private equity funds. Those funds include, among others: venture capital ...


Hedge Funds Throw Heft Behind 2019’s Best-Performing #Currency via @markets -


The TRADE News - Performances within the hedge fund industry last year are causing prime brokers to reassess the credit and counterparty risk of financing. The $180 million loss ...


CNBC - An under-the-radar hedge fund is ruling the industry with a nearly 30% return this year on its long positions, and it's more than doubling its bet on gold.


Wall Street watchdogs rolled out a long-awaited overhaul of the #Volcker Rule that eases its restriction on banks making speculative investments --> via @markets


WCBI - Hedge funds have made hundreds of millions of dollars betting on climate change and higher temperatures, particularly in Europe, as heat waves across the ...


The FDIC on Tuesday votes to approve a five-agency revision of the post-crisis regulation known as the Volcker Rule.


Bill Gross is (professionally) dead and gone, shipped off to the glue factory where one-time Triple Crown winners go when their time has passed, and all that is left is to have embarrassingly delayed insights about who one truly is. And yet, five years after his unceremonious but highly and ...


Danish jeweler Pandora says efforts to turn the business around will entail additional costs


GlobalCustodian.com - The relatively consistent scores signals how hedge fund administrators are still focused on their core *service* provision. By Joe Parsons August 20, 2019 2:27 PM ...


CNBC - U.S. interest rates will keep falling and follow global interest rates all the way down to zero, hedge fund manager Kyle Bass said.


Viking Global made more than $580 million in illiquid investments through the first half of 2019 and is growing its private investing team.


If there’s anything Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons likes better than making money, preferably without lifting a finger for it, it’s a refreshing hit of nicotine to his alveoli. Actually, it’s an essentially never-ending sequence of those drags. But while his own personal preferred ...


Kitco News - (Kitco News) - Gold's drop from last week's six-year high is attracting some bargain hunters, but one hedge fund manager is advising investors to ignore the price ...


HEDGE FUND MANAGER KYLE BASS SAYS WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A "SHALLOW RECESSION" POTENTIALLY IN 2020 - CNBC INTERVIEW ...


eFinancialCareers - Hedge fund giant Citadel has hired a former managing director at BlackRock to head up quantitative research for its convertible arbitrage team. Dr. Johnny Kang ...


Market Realist - George Soros is a prominent activist hedge fund manager in the hedge fund management industry. His buying and selling strategies were successful in the past ...


Business Insider - Raoul Pal, the former hedge fund manager who founded Real Vision, sees all hell breaking loose in the US pension system if corporate debt starts to get ...


USA TODAY - Multiple attorneys representing Epstein's alleged victims had previously vowed to go after the millionaire's estate after news of his death.


Institutional Investor - Hedge fund managers' biggest short bets outperform the others, research finds.


Financial News - A hedge fund that closed after securities regulators accused the firm of insider trading is seeking more than $100m from the estate of one of its former portfolio ...


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