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Hedge Funds Bailed on Alphabet and Other Tech Stocks in the Second Quarter - Barron's
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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 ...

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By Diane Harrison Everyone loves an underdog. While superheroes have their fans, there’s something about a dark horse or a comeback kid that generates support for a hard-won victory. Take the recent US Open tennis championship match between Serena Williams, the sports media’s proclaimed GOAT (Greatest of All Time) andRead More


The repo market, part of the financial world’s plumbing, is critical to the smooth functioning of Wall Street’s biggest institutions.


A breakdown in #momentum trades rattled the floor of the U.S. equity market last week, with #quants bearing the brunt of the damage. But it’s also worth considering some happier implications --> via @markets -


Elliott has built a stake in #CNH Industrial in a bid for constructive engagement with the truck and tractor maker controlled by Italy’s Agnelli family via @business


Remember when Elon Musk was going publicly insane on Twitter and he called that guy rescuing children trapped in a cave "Pedo Guy"? And remember how he got sued by that guy but continued to tweet anyway until the SEC was like "Bruh..." so he pretended to take a break. Well, there's some news about ...


The Saudi #oil attacks have ratcheted up the level of uncertainty for the global economy and markets to a shocking degree via @bopinion


Bloomberg - In this edition of "Charting Futures," Hedge Fund Telemetry's Tom Thornton examines oil prices with Bloomberg's Abigail Doolittle on "Bloomberg Markets: The ...


CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on how Wall Street is investing in professional basketball.


Rich families pour wealth into $31 trillion #ESG opportunity --> via @business @BenStupples @WealthWatch


Elliott invests in CNH Industrials ahead of Iveco truck split  Financial TimesHedge fund Elliott has built a stake of less than 3 per cent in CNH Industrial, the tractor and truckmaker controlled by Italy's Agnelli family that is preparing to split ...


Business Insider UK - Activist hedge fund Elliott Management reportedly pursued its recent investment in AT&T after catching wind that CEO Randall Stephenson was making pla...


A tug-of-war is gripping #gold investors who are reluctant to betray the haven via @markets -


When Lloyd Blankfein retired from Goldman Sachs last year, we assumed he'd take a little time to exhale and find his joy before jumping into something with both feet. After all, Lloyd is just 64 and he is a man with interests and means. But almost 10 months into retirement, Lloyd is doing this: ...


Like so many Garfields, the global oil market is dealing with a real case of 'The Mondays"... Benchmark Brent crude briefly surged almost 20% in early trading before settling to 10% higher, up $6 to $66.28 per barrel, according to The Associated Press. The U.S. benchmark West Texas crude was up 9%. ...


Souring bets on the apocalypse were at the center of a #quant stock storm --> via @markets -


eFinancialCareers - Some of the best quantitative jobs in the industry are being eroded by generalists in their bedrooms.


Funds Europe Magazine - Sibos opens its doors for the first time in London on September 23, bringing together industry leaders to discuss topics such as mass digitisation and more.


mediabistro.com - The New York Post business desk is seeking an aggressive, well-sourced reporter to cover hedge funds, activist investors, buyout kings and other titans of Wall ...


Crispin Odey, whose main fund has seen excruciating losses and spectacular gains, is opening up his firm’s best performing money pool to external investors via @markets


Bloomberg - Crispin Odey is opening his firm's best performing hedge fund, the Odey Concentrated Natural Resources Fund, to external investors. Bloomberg's Sonali Basak ...


Why bondholders could struggle to check out of Thomas Cook  Financial TimesThomas Cook's management team is facing a new headache in its battle to save the 178-year-old travel group: credit default swaps. The UK-based tour operator ...


SYS-CON Media - IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, was named Best Alternative Data Provider at the HFM US Services ...


Chief Investment Officer - A study conducted by Lowenstein Sandler confirms the use of alternative data is on the rise by hedge funds.


Agrimoney.com - Ags missed out on a turn in hedge fund sentiment on raw material markets, with bearish bets on cattle and sugar hitting record highs - although some ...


Managers of Cayman funds are being encouraged to act now to ensure they fully comply with the new obligations of the Cayman Islands Data Protection Law, 2017 scheduled to come into effect on 30 September 2019.


Unigestion, an independent specialist global asset manager headquartered in Geneva, has opened an office in Copenhagen to better serve investors across the Nordics.


A money market fund managed by asset manager Insight Investment has completed its first repo trade cleared via a central counterparty, providing investors in the fund with access to a fresh pool of liquidity and marking a further milestone in the structural development of the liquidity market.


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. BURNING BRIDGES Drone strikes shut down half of Saudi Arabia’s oil production on Saturday. Houthi ...


Verdict - Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has teamed up with Hedge Fund Research (HFR) to introduce a range of investment products that will track various ...


The New York Post business desk is seeking an aggressive, well-sourced reporter to cover hedge funds, activist investors, buyout kings and other titans of Wall Street. Responsibilities: Deliver ...


The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued two orders filing and settling charges against Tullett Prebon Americas Inc, an interdealer broker and CFTC-registered introducing broker headquartered in New Jersey, requiring the company to pay a total of USD13 million for failing to supervise employees and making false or misleading statements to CFTC staff.


In consultation with almost 70 local and global fund managers, stock exchange, Chi-X Australia, has launched MatchPoint, a new market-on-close trading solution.


Ian Livingston, Chairman of the Man Group, has informed the Board of his intention to step down from the role on 31 December 2019, the end of the Company's current financial year.


BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Eze Castle Integration, a leading managed service and cloud provider to the financial sector, today announced that it has won Best Managed Service ...


Pensions & Investments - Hedge fund managers with an institutional orientation experienced aggregate net asset declines in the year ended June 30 after three prior years of net growth.


Pensions & Investments - Institutional investors increasingly are asking for — and receiving — customized versions of flagship hedge fund strategies that better meet their investment ...


The Boston Globe - The congressman has donated $5000 from a hedge fund investor who has been named in the Epstein scandal.


Advocates of sustainable investing in Japan are struggling, according to a new report co-authored by William Burchart and Jessica Ziegler of The Investment Integration Project (TIIP). Their research is based on a literature review and discussions with more than 50 industry experts. The paper was released Sept. 6 and isRead More


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: There are many strategies that can mitigate risks, one of which is crisis alpha. Simon Kitson manages one; the Dynamic Macro Strategy, a crisis alpha fund that has successfully navigated the bear and bull markets of the last 12 years. "The strategy 's main purpose...


In the week ending September 13th 2019, a report said that the hedge fund industry posted negative returns in August, dropping 0.78%, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index, versus a 1.58% dip in the S P 500 Total Return Index. However, hedge funds remained in positive territory for the year, g...


From PIonline.com: Hedge fund managers with an institutional orientation experienced aggregate net asset declines in the year ended June 30 after three prior years of net growth. Aggregate assets managed worldwide in single and multistrategy hedge funds totaled $1.3 trillion as of June 30, down 2.7%...


From Korea Herald: South Korea's homegrown hedge funds continued to soak up money while viable investment vehicles remain few in number, data showed on Saturday. Hedge funds here pulled in 600 billion won (US$509 million) over the past month, with their assets under management reaching 34.9 trillion...


Denver-based hedge fund raises more than $38.7m From Biz Journals: Bear Creek Products 2019-2 PTA-E of Denver has raised more than $38.7 million in equity for a hedge fund, according to a Form D filed on Sept. 10. There were 21 investors. The limited partnership was formed this year. Joseph Ro...


From FT: Liquidity resurfaced as a worrying theme in the fund industry as GAM, Woodford Investment Management and H2O were jolted by panicky investors charging for the exits. The focus is on whether the sector has put enough money aside to deal with unexpected risks. GAM, Woodford and H2O were all...


Customization key in investor search for better returns From PIonline.com: Institutional investors increasingly are asking for - and receiving - customized versions of flagship hedge fund strategies that better meet their investment needs at a significant discount. Because custom hedge fund and...


Opalesque Industry Update - The gross return of the SS C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for August 2019 measured -0.43%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.21% in September. "SS C GlobeOp's Capital Movement Index rose 0.21% for Septem...


From FT: Robert Citrone's Discovery Capital Management and Guillaume Fonkenell's Pharo Management were among the big-name hedge funds that suffered losses during last month's tumble in emerging markets. Worries about the US-China trade war and the health of the global economy, as well as a debt cr...


From Institutional Investor: Inova Health System has installed a new in-house investment team, led by its former Cambridge Associates consultants. Laura Pinsky took over Inova's $5 billion portfolio in May as chief investment officer, digital records show. She's joined by Craig Beach, who's now man...


Institutional investor interest rising in crypto, bitcoin ETFs From ETF Trends: While a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) would certainly open the floodgates to institutional investors hopping on board a cryptoasset accumulation spree, there is already rising interest in the space. However, is t...


Bullion investors reluctant to betray the haven From Economic Times: When you ask Chad Morganlander about the gold market, he wants to talk about The Clash. To him, there's no better way to describe the tug of war gripping bullion investors than the band's classic "Should I Stay or Shou...


The explosion of 'alternative' data gives regular investors access to tools previously employed only by hedge funds "Alternative data" is going mainstream as fund managers are projected to spend more than $1 billion this year to beat the market averages and stave off the rise of...


Why is hedge fund billionaire Tom Steyer running for president - as an enemy of big corporations? From Salon: Tom Steyer, the billionaire hedge fund manager who has become a late arrival in the field of Democratic presidential candidates, provides anti-Trump voters with an interesting challenge....


From PIonline.com: Smaller to midsize public and corporate defined benefit plans in Canada are considering pooling their assets to access alternative investment options that might otherwise prove too costly for the pension funds to go it alone, sources say. One of the main drivers for the plans is...


European pension assets exceed $8.52tn From IPE: Total assets under management across Europe's pension markets grew to euro;7.72trn this year, up from euro;7.22trn in 2018, according to IPE's annual Top 1000 Pension Funds report. Despite a market crash in the fourth quarter of 2018 and ongoin...


Hong Kong strife puts managers on alert From PIonline.com: Money managers say the massive protests that have rocked Hong Kong for three months and counting have been more an annoyance than a threat thus far to the special administrative region's status as a leading Asia asset management hub, even...


Private equity returns are not all they seem From FT: "Large amounts of money under management and high fees spell eventual performance disappointment," observed the celebrated American investor, Barton Biggs. It is supposed to be an iron rule of investment. But it is not one ...


Why Hedge Funds Are Watching This #FHFA Ruling --> via @bopinion


This Hedge Fund Superstar Has a Singer-Songwriter Side Gig via @BW #quant


The Australian Financial Review - As more capital has embraced the trend-following factor, British hedge fund legend David Harding has become increasingly wary of its powers.


Salon - Hedge fund billionaire tells Salon his campaign is driven by two issues: corporate money and the climate crisis.


The Times - Activist fund Elliott Advisors faces a battle to convince investors of the merits of a break-up of insurer and cruise operator Saga.The New York hedge fund took a ...


Axios - In newly revealed emails, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman urged former MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito to avoid naming his wife — MIT professor Neri Oxman ...


MarketWatch - Traditional money managers are scouring the world for information to gain an edge as indexing takes over.


Matt Levine's Money Stuff: Picking the Good Stocks Isn’t Enough via @bopinion


Fortune - Concerns are growing that passive investing is dangerous for the global markets. Here's why you shouldn't change up your investment strategy.


Hedge funds' ranks are thinning --> Arrowgrass is the latest to shutter after a fresh wave of redemptions via @markets


People Daily Herald - This study presents the Hedge Fund Software market size (value, manufacturing, and consumption), divides the breakdown by players, region, type and ...


The Motley Fool - Billionaires are adding these three stocks to their portfolios -- should you do the same?


INSIDER - Hello readers,. This is Meredith filling in for Olivia. We had an action-filled week as we dug into two meltdowns: one that took place on the public markets, and ...


Business Insider India - Hello readers,This is Meredith filling in for Olivia. We had an action-filled week as we dug into two meltdowns: one that took place on the public markets,


Roundup: Hedge fund databases report mixed results for August: hedge fund news week 35 - Opalesque - In the week ending September 13th 2019, a report said that the hedge fund industry posted negative returns in August, dropping 0.78%, according to the Barclay ...


Technology News - IT Technology News24 provides latest industry trending news, hosted news *service*, IT & Technology news helps businesses connect with their target audiences ...


koreaherald.com - South Korea's homegrown hedge funds continued to soak up money while viable investment vehicles remain few in number, data showed on Saturday.Hedge ...


The Korea Herald - South Korea's homegrown hedge funds continued to soak up money while viable investment vehicles remain few in number, data showed on Saturday.Hedge ...


The Washington Post - ONE OF Wall Street's biggest hedge funds, Elliott Management Corp., led by the billionaire investor Paul Singer, has the conglomerate AT&T in its crosshairs.


The Wall Street Journal - Plans by CEO Randall Stephenson to leave the helm to a longtime ally triggered the threat of a proxy fight by an aggressive Wall Street activist investor.


Legendary hedge-fund manager Leon Cooperman wasn't pulling any punches as he sat for an interview in front of about 100 members of the hedge fund industry. First he lambasted the Securities and ...


SoftBank, the 21st-Century performance art project started by Masayoshi Son, has poured about $11 billion into a hipster millennial-fueled commercial real estate firm called WeWork started up by Rebekah Neumann and her husband, Adam. That looked like a wonderful and wild ride in thise cheap ...


Becker's Hospital Review - Glenview Capital Management recently purchased 8160 shares of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare's common stock.


Hedge Funds Get a Crack at Weakening the Administrative State via @bopinion


When it comes to apportioning responsibility for their returns, most hedge funds are Donald Trump: Due all the credit for the good times, and none for the bad times. There are exceptions, but they’re relatively few and far between. Arrowgrass Capital Partners is not among them. The 11-year-old firm ...


To anyone paying the slightest bit of attention, which surely includes the only people who really matter (shareholders, clients, potential clients, counterparties, employees, etc.), it will come as no surprise that Och-Ziff Capital Management might want to change its name. For everyone else, allow ...


Spending from tech start-ups makes up 10% of Big Tech’s revenues  Financial TimesTechnology start-ups spent $44bn on advertising and cloud computing from Facebook, Google and Amazon last year, according to new estimates that underline ...


Pensions & Investments - San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System disclosed commitments and investments totaling $99 million, recently released board meeting ...


Forbes - Legendary hedge-fund manager Leon Cooperman told a meeting of hedge fund managers in New York that the SEC is abusive, negative interest rates are ...


When we last checked in with Michael Burry, he was making a ‘scarcity play’ on water. Well, he has since sold those investments. But now that his quest to become Immortan Joe is over, he has returned to the spotlight to do what human portfolio managers do best: scold passive index funds. On ...


Dealbreaker - The contrarian investor gives passive index funds a thorough tongue-lashing -- and sees opportunity in small-cap stocks (that he happens to own).


PG&E has agreed to pay $11 billion to settle #insurance claims for damages from 2017 and 2018 #wildfires tied to its equipment via @business


#Activist investor Dan Loeb plans to call for governance changes at Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica via @business


Pierre Lagrange: ‘What I’ve done is disruption with respect’  Financial TimesShortly before my encounter with surely the City's zaniest financier, Pierre Lagrange sends a mischievous message. He has had “another cool idea”. We are to ...


Denver Business Journal - Denver Business Journal's "Form D Friday" highlights regulatory filings from Denver-area companies raising capital for new projects, creating new venture funds ...


“Keenum pressured, throws it, end zone, Quinn’s got it! Touchdown. With six seconds to play. … …. That’s an important play for some.” Kevin Burkhardt’s call of the garbage time touchdown in the Washington-Philadelphia game on Sunday was delivered with all the excitement that the moment deserved for ...


South Florida Business Journal - The billionaire Wall Street investor would be the latest New Yorker to relocate to the Sunshine State.


He’s a #quantitative money manager by day, and sings and plays piano by night --> via @BW


Mastermind of Insider Trading Ring Leaves Prison Early (Podcast) via @business


Bloomberg - Hedge fund Arrowgrass Capital Partners plans to close following a *fresh* round of investor redemptions. Bloomberg's Sonali Basak reports on "Bloomberg ...


Investment Europe - Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has signed an exclusive licence agreement with Hedge Fund Research (HFR) to launch a series of products that will track ...


Billionaire Carl Icahn is planning to move his home and business to Florida to avoid New York’s higher #taxes, report @sonalibasak and @scottdeveau via @markets


Even most alpha of New Yorkers has gotten old enough to feel the February warmth of the South Florida sun and thought "I could do this year-round." And the most alpha living New Yorker is no exception. Carl Icahn is reportedly moving to Miami in order to begin the kind of quiet retirement that ...


Wall Street Journal - Hedge fund Baupost Group stands to make hundreds of millions of dollars from its investment in insurance claims tied to the wildfires that pushed PG&E into ...


Hedge fund Arrowgrass Capital Partners plans to shut after getting hit with a fresh round of investor redemptions via @markets -


INSIDER - You might have missed it, but there's been some remarkable shifts in the stock market over the past few days.


Pensions & Investments - The passive investing wave is coming to hedge funds. Aberdeen Standard Investments and Hedge Fund Research Inc. are charting new territory by creating a ...


#Passive frenzy's new milestone is fund tracking 500 hedge funds --> via @markets @KatiaPorzo


Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes discusses the trend of businesses moving to Florida from the northeast – likely for warmer weather and fewer taxes.


The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Indexfor August 2019 measured -0.43 per cent.


Business Insider - "Everything that worked all year got sacked and whacked," one quant-hedge-fund source said on the momentum move.


Business Insider - "Everything that worked all year got sacked and whacked," one quant hedge fund source said on the momentum move.


There’s not a lot of easy money to be made in real estate these days. We’re late in the cycle, things are expensive, and those that aren’t require a good deal of work. And yet the Blackstone Group just broke its own record for largest commercial real-estate fund ever. Blackstone real-estate chief ...


Business Insider - The billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving his New York hedge fund to Florida next year, according to a report from the New York Post. The activist inv...


INSIDER - The billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving his New York hedge fund to Florida next year, according to a report from the New York Post. The activist inv...


Hedge funds count losses from emerging markets sell-off  Financial TimesRobert Citrone's Discovery Capital Management and Guillaume Fonkenell's Pharo Management were among the big-name hedge funds that suffered losses ...


Hedge funds' wrong-way moves in positions they’ve crowded into -- both long and short -- could raise survival risk for some managers --> via @markets @luwangnyc @melkarsh @sonalibasak


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. WHY SO SERIOUS? SmileDirectClub, the direct to consumer dentistry startup, was anything but smiles ...


Bloomberg - Joe's Pub in New York's East Village might not register as a usual hangout for the Wall Street crowd, but on one night in May, you'd have thought it advertised ...


The hedge fund industry posted negative returns in August, dropping 0.78 per cent, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. By comparison, the S&P Total Return Index was down 1.58 per cent in August.


Axiom Alternative Investments, a French asset manager with USD 1.4 billion under management and offices in London and Paris, has appointed Bedis Gharbi as Senior Portfolio Manager, to support the continued development and diversification of its growing London office and fund range.


HedgeCo.net - (CNBC) Och-Ziff, one of the world's largest hedge funds, is announcing a name change as part of a rebranding effort following some scandals and management ...


Morningstar.com - About as one should have expected, although it doesn't seem that way.


The second quarter in the private equity space in Europe this year was less lethargic than the first, with a 12.2% increase on a quarter-to-quarter basis. Pitchbook, in partnership with ACG, has issued its quarterly European PE Breakdown offering everything you might want to know about that space. The numberRead More


MarketWatch - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving to Miami next year — and employees of his hedge fund who don't like it will be let go without any severance, The Post ...


MarketWatch - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving to Miami next year — and employees of his hedge fund who don't like it will be let go without any severance, The Post ...


Cargill exits asset management business with CarVal sale  Financial TimesCargill is leaving the fund management business by selling its CarVal Investors unit three years after spinning off its hedge fund group.


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Researchers at auditing powerhouse PwC estimates there to be around 150 crypto hedge funds, controlling about $1bn in assets. This excludes crypto index funds and crypto venture capital funds. Surveying the hundred largest funds by Assets Under Management (AuM), PwC det...


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Commonfund has launched a diverse manager portal designed to specifically to receive due diligence materials from women and minority managers investing in equities, fixed income and credit, real estate and hedge funds. Through the portal Commonfund aims to better f...


Newsmax - In a bid to bridge the gap between institutional investors and the current reach of crypto hedge funds, the Elwood Asset Management firm is developing a new ...


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Paris-based buyout shop Ardian has raised $2.5 billion for its latest co-investment vehicle. The fund attracted more than 190 investors across Europe, the US and Asia, more than three times the size of Ardian Co-Investment's previous investor base. It also double...


Matt Levine's Money Stuff: Picking the Good Stocks Isn’t Enough via @bopinion


From Institutional Investor: A number of multistrategy funds and quants managed to sidestep the turbulence in August's markets to post positive numbers for the month, adding to this year's gains. During the month these funds outperformed the Standard Poor's 500 stock index, which lost 1.6 percent ...


TD's new alternative fund targets HNW clients From Advisor: TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) launched a new alternative investment fund for high-net-worth clients. The TD Greystone Real Asset Pooled Fund Trust primarily offers exposure to Canadian and global real estate and infrastructure investme...


Kern County heralds TimesSquare Capital as new small-cap equity manager From PIonline.com: Kern County Employees' Retirement Association, Bakersfield, Calif., hired TimesSquare Capital Management to run $76 million in active international small-cap equities, Chief Investment Officer Daryn Miller ...


From FT: When asset prices are tumbling and some big investors are suffering billions of dollars of losses, just getting away without losing your shirt can be classed as a win. Following Argentina's debt crisis, sparked by President Mauricio Macri's shock primary election defeat last month at the ha...


Carnage in crowded hedge fund stocks may mean some don't survive From Bloomberg: Equity hedge funds are paying dearly for their devotion to industries like software and distaste for energy and commodity stocks. Wrong-way moves in positions they've crowded into, both long and short, could raise su...


Ex-Atreaus hedge fund manager goes to Adrian Lee From Financial News: Michael Ridewood, co-founder of Atreaus Capital, a global macro hedge fund that shut its doors in January, has joined up with currency manager Adrian Lee Partners. Ridewood will become a senior member of Adrian Lee's portfoli...


An exclusive bitcoin ETF-like product just hit the market-here's how it works From CNBC: Big firms are buying into bitcoin. A new fund from investment giant VanEck and financial technology player SolidX Management gives big-money buyers a way to invest in bitcoin, a significant step for the large...


Gold investors see M A and cost cuts unlocking $13bn From Yahoo: A group of investors including the hedge fund founded by billionaire John Paulson said "significantly mismanaged" gold companies could unlock $13 billion in value through mergers and cost cuts. The Shareholders' ...


From FT: A multiyear boom in global real estate has seen the assets managed by Blackstone's property business balloon to $154bn, with a portfolio spanning office space in India to UK railway arches. The division is closing in on Blackstone's traditional buyout business in size, but has also come ...


Swiss selectors fear one-third of industry jobs at risk to AI From City Wire: Job security is a sensitive subject in the fund industry and those in attendance at Citywire Switzerland 2019 are conscious of the disruption AI will cause. Almost half (43%) of selectors said between 20% and 50% of job...


Union says AT T must reject Elliott's restructuring plan From Yahoo: AT T's main labor union on Thursday called on the company to reject hedge fund Elliott Management's proposals for a major shakeup of the United States' second-largest telecommunications carrier. The Communications Workers of A...


Why Boris Johnson's funding from hedge funds is a matter of public interest From Byline Times: While hedge funds exist to reduce risk by betting on the markets, the prime concern which has emerged is their increasing role in political party and campaign funding and the potential for those campaig...


From Finance Asia: China has lifted the investment restrictions on its Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor QFII and Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor RQFII programmes. Although largely a symbolic move, given the infrastructure already in place for cross-border trading such as ...


The FBI is investigating a venture capital fund started by Peter Thiel for financial misconduct From Vox: Federal investigators are probing the conduct and practices of Mithril Capital, a venture capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, Recode has learned. US officials - including the FBI - have...


Rhino protection in South Africa's Kruger National Park will be getting a funding boost from Sanlam's new Amplify unit


In just seven short weeks, Mario Draghi will be out of a job. This is an unusual position for him: Since joining the University of Florence as an economic professor, Draghi has more often had two or three jobs than none. This is not a problem for most 72 year olds, and isn’t for Draghi, either, ...


Institutional Investor - Investors who think their portfolios are diversified had better think again: Correlations among hedge fund strategies are at levels not seen since the financial ...


The Conversation AU - Michael Burry was right about the bubble that caused the Global Financial Crisis. He's wrong about the next bubble being passive investment.


Reuters - Cargill Inc [CARGIL.UL] has agreed to sell fund manager CarVal Investors, representatives for both companies said on Thursday, marking the commodity ...


Mastermind of Insider Trading Ring Leaves Prison Early (Podcast) via @business


Old dudes are not famous for their open-mindedness and they tend to like the stuff they know and not the stuff they don't. That's often truer of wealthy old dudes. They are even more ready to drop salty knowledge on you about things they know suck very hard because they're not the things they ...


Carnage in #crowded hedge fund stocks may mean some don't survive, report @luwangnyc @melkarsh @sonalibasak via @markets -


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