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July has marked one of the best performances on record for the hedge fund industry. - SHARE ARTICLE

July has marked one of the best performances on record for the hedge fund industry. - SHARE ARTICLE


Does anything say lack of success quite like “Deutsche Bank Park”?Once upon a time, long, long ago, when air travel between New York and continental Europe was possible, we resided for a spell in the city of Frankfurt am Main. As regular readers of this b - SHARE ARTICLE

Does anything say lack of success quite like “Deutsche Bank Park”?Once upon a time, long, long ago, when air travel between New York and continental Europe was possible, we resided for a spell in the city of Frankfurt am Main. As regular readers of this b - SHARE ARTICLE


And the lucky buyers thereof are only down about 15% on them—so far.Of all of the desperate, inspired, cockamamie ideas proffered by companies in dire straits to pump up stock prices or otherwise stave off disaster and demise in this fetid, pandemic-infes - SHARE ARTICLE

And the lucky buyers thereof are only down about 15% on them—so far.Of all of the desperate, inspired, cockamamie ideas proffered by companies in dire straits to pump up stock prices or otherwise stave off disaster and demise in this fetid, pandemic-infes - SHARE ARTICLE


Rhenman & Partners Asset Management saw its global equity hedge fund tumble in July, as losses in energy and financials positions outweighed gains in information technology stocks. - SHARE ARTICLE

Rhenman & Partners Asset Management saw its global equity hedge fund tumble in July, as losses in energy and financials positions outweighed gains in information technology stocks. - SHARE ARTICLE


John Zhang is a 27-year-old entrepreneur who has always dreamed of starting a hedge fund when he was younger. Today, he’s the CEO of WealthGap, a robo financial advisor that manages hedge fund portfolios for - SHARE ARTICLE

John Zhang is a 27-year-old entrepreneur who has always dreamed of starting a hedge fund when he was younger. Today, he’s the CEO of WealthGap, a robo financial advisor that manages hedge fund portfolios for - SHARE ARTICLE


Davidson Kempner Capital Management has mandated Bank of America for Stratton Mortgage Funding 2020-1, a UK RMBS made up of mortgages originated between 2002 and 2008. - SHARE ARTICLE

Davidson Kempner Capital Management has mandated Bank of America for Stratton Mortgage Funding 2020-1, a UK RMBS made up of mortgages originated between 2002 and 2008. - SHARE ARTICLE


Jamie Dimon doesn’t feel your pain, but he knows it’s there and is doing something about it; SoftBank and soft commodities aren’t looking so soft; and more!Jamie Dimon: The stock market doesn't reflect Americans' pain [CNN Business]"When you have 13 milli - SHARE ARTICLE

Jamie Dimon doesn’t feel your pain, but he knows it’s there and is doing something about it; SoftBank and soft commodities aren’t looking so soft; and more!Jamie Dimon: The stock market doesn't reflect Americans' pain [CNN Business]"When you have 13 milli - SHARE ARTICLE


At a parliamentary hearing, the board governor helped the hedge fund manager Nicolai Tangen, under fire since his appointment. - SHARE ARTICLE

At a parliamentary hearing, the board governor helped the hedge fund manager Nicolai Tangen, under fire since his appointment. - SHARE ARTICLE


Litigation specialist and consulting firm Pravatio Capital has launched the Pravati Investment Fund V (Fund V) with USD200 million in capital commitments. - SHARE ARTICLE

Litigation specialist and consulting firm Pravatio Capital has launched the Pravati Investment Fund V (Fund V) with USD200 million in capital commitments. - SHARE ARTICLE


$2bn Verdence hires hedge fund vet to run family office bizCitywire USA - SHARE ARTICLE

$2bn Verdence hires hedge fund vet to run family office bizCitywire USA - SHARE ARTICLE


The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 2.61%1 in July, bringing its YTD return to 1.73% - SHARE ARTICLE

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 2.61%1 in July, bringing its YTD return to 1.73% - SHARE ARTICLE


From the historic stock market sell-off and volatility surge that wreaked havoc on investment portfolios during March to the continued working-from-home practices which have thrown up various operational obstacles spanning technology, cybersecurity and in - SHARE ARTICLE

From the historic stock market sell-off and volatility surge that wreaked havoc on investment portfolios during March to the continued working-from-home practices which have thrown up various operational obstacles spanning technology, cybersecurity and in - SHARE ARTICLE


A billionaire investment chief at the world's biggest hedge fund lays out 3 reasons why near-zero interest rates have created a 'problematic scenario' for portfoliosBusiness Insider South Africa - SHARE ARTICLE

A billionaire investment chief at the world's biggest hedge fund lays out 3 reasons why near-zero interest rates have created a 'problematic scenario' for portfoliosBusiness Insider South Africa - SHARE ARTICLE


The unusual startup already has partial rights to multiple drugs developed by MyoKardia and affiliates of BridgeBio, and plans to acquire many more. - SHARE ARTICLE

The unusual startup already has partial rights to multiple drugs developed by MyoKardia and affiliates of BridgeBio, and plans to acquire many more. - SHARE ARTICLE


Eleven out of 13 hedge fund strategies covered by the EDHEC-Risk Alternative Indexes delivered positive returns in June. The two exceptions were CTA Global and Short Selling. - SHARE ARTICLE

Eleven out of 13 hedge fund strategies covered by the EDHEC-Risk Alternative Indexes delivered positive returns in June. The two exceptions were CTA Global and Short Selling. - SHARE ARTICLE


Avelacom, a high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has completed a new route between Sao Paulo, Brazil, and New York, USA. - SHARE ARTICLE

Avelacom, a high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has completed a new route between Sao Paulo, Brazil, and New York, USA. - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic equity hedge funds gained an average of 1.7 percent in July (95 percent reported), the fourth consecutive month of positive returns, to push the year-to-date gain to about two percent. Four in every five equity funds from - SHARE ARTICLE

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic equity hedge funds gained an average of 1.7 percent in July (95 percent reported), the fourth consecutive month of positive returns, to push the year-to-date gain to about two percent. Four in every five equity funds from - SHARE ARTICLE


Many people, especially millennials, don’t understand the importance of investing and what it can do for them. This is partially true because most hedge funds require huge upfront investments and charge very high fees, signaling to millennials that invest - SHARE ARTICLE

Many people, especially millennials, don’t understand the importance of investing and what it can do for them. This is partially true because most hedge funds require huge upfront investments and charge very high fees, signaling to millennials that invest - SHARE ARTICLE



South Korean brokerage houses and commercial banks that sold products of Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager Gen2 Partners are in a predicament as they struggle to ensure the investment -- sold by them -- could be redeemed later on.  Financial institution - SHARE ARTICLE

South Korean brokerage houses and commercial banks that sold products of Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager Gen2 Partners are in a predicament as they struggle to ensure the investment -- sold by them -- could be redeemed later on.  Financial institution - SHARE ARTICLE


(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Interactive Brokers LLC will pay an $11.5 million penalty to settle charges it repeatedly failed to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) for U.S. microcap securities trades it exec - SHARE ARTICLE

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Interactive Brokers LLC will pay an $11.5 million penalty to settle charges it repeatedly failed to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) for U.S. microcap securities trades it exec - SHARE ARTICLE


Opalesque) US banks JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs were the leading financial advisers on acquisition deals in the first half of 2020, according to the latest survey from GlobalData. To read this article: - SHARE ARTICLE

Opalesque) US banks JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs were the leading financial advisers on acquisition deals in the first half of 2020, according to the latest survey from GlobalData. To read this article: - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Polar Multi Asset, an Oslo-based multi-strategy hedge fund that gained over 20 percent in March – its first month of operations, has turned bearish on equity markets. “At the moment, we are very negative on financial markets,” Ke - SHARE ARTICLE

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Polar Multi Asset, an Oslo-based multi-strategy hedge fund that gained over 20 percent in March – its first month of operations, has turned bearish on equity markets. “At the moment, we are very negative on financial markets,” Ke - SHARE ARTICLE


(CNBC) Futures tied to major U.S. equity averages were little changed in overnight trading on Monday after days of gains on Wall Street pushed the S&P 500 within striking distance of a record high. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dipped about 10 - SHARE ARTICLE

(CNBC) Futures tied to major U.S. equity averages were little changed in overnight trading on Monday after days of gains on Wall Street pushed the S&P 500 within striking distance of a record high. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dipped about 10 - SHARE ARTICLE


(CNBC) Robinhood joined the rest of brokerage industry by publishing monthly trading data on Manday. The start-up trounced them all— at least by one metric. Robinhood saw 4.3 milliondaily average revenue trades, or DARTS, in June. This is the first tim - SHARE ARTICLE

(CNBC) Robinhood joined the rest of brokerage industry by publishing monthly trading data on Manday. The start-up trounced them all— at least by one metric. Robinhood saw 4.3 milliondaily average revenue trades, or DARTS, in June. This is the first tim - SHARE ARTICLE


(CNBC) The Trump administration is open to resuming coronavirus aid talks with Democratic leaders and would offer more aid money to try to reach a compromise,Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchinsaid Monday. To read this article: - SHARE ARTICLE

(CNBC) The Trump administration is open to resuming coronavirus aid talks with Democratic leaders and would offer more aid money to try to reach a compromise,Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchinsaid Monday. To read this article: - SHARE ARTICLE


(CNBC) The CEOs of banks, tech companies and consulting firms are forming a group to boost hiring from underrepresented groups in New York. Leaders from 27 firms that represent many of New York’s dominant industries banded together to create the New York - SHARE ARTICLE

(CNBC) The CEOs of banks, tech companies and consulting firms are forming a group to boost hiring from underrepresented groups in New York. Leaders from 27 firms that represent many of New York’s dominant industries banded together to create the New York - SHARE ARTICLE


BOSTON (Reuters) - Investor Fredric Zaino, who spent 15 years at hedge fund Millennium Management, has launched his own firm and plans to invest in micro-, small- and mid-cap public and private companies focusing on biotech, real estate and consumer - SHARE ARTICLE

BOSTON (Reuters) - Investor Fredric Zaino, who spent 15 years at hedge fund Millennium Management, has launched his own firm and plans to invest in micro-, small- and mid-cap public and private companies focusing on biotech, real estate and consumer - SHARE ARTICLE


INVESTMENT MANAGERS- Form 13F: Form 13F Quarterly Filing for Q2 2020 is due for advisers within 45 days after the end of the calendar quarter. Due date isAugust 14,... - SHARE ARTICLE

INVESTMENT MANAGERS- Form 13F: Form 13F Quarterly Filing for Q2 2020 is due for advisers within 45 days after the end of the calendar quarter. Due date isAugust 14,... - SHARE ARTICLE



Despite a shaky economy, and a global pandemic, the highest end of the real estate market is booming. - SHARE ARTICLE

Despite a shaky economy, and a global pandemic, the highest end of the real estate market is booming. - SHARE ARTICLE


(Opalesque) The asset management industry is bracing for job and pay cuts according to the latest report from Johnson Associates. Lower fee products, a greater risk for defaults and a tumultuous market environment will make it difficult for asset managers - SHARE ARTICLE

(Opalesque) The asset management industry is bracing for job and pay cuts according to the latest report from Johnson Associates. Lower fee products, a greater risk for defaults and a tumultuous market environment will make it difficult for asset managers - SHARE ARTICLE


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: In early July, Martin Guzman, Argentina 's economy minister, revised a bond restructuring proposal he made in April by offering to increase bondholder recoveries and won support from some of its creditors, including Gramercy Funds - SHARE ARTICLE

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: In early July, Martin Guzman, Argentina 's economy minister, revised a bond restructuring proposal he made in April by offering to increase bondholder recoveries and won support from some of its creditors, including Gramercy Funds - SHARE ARTICLE


From Institutional Investor: Light Street Capital extended its already strong first half gains into July. The firm - led by Tiger Cub Glen Kacher - is one of the top performing hedge funds in 2020. Significant moves made during the earlier market selloff - SHARE ARTICLE

From Institutional Investor: Light Street Capital extended its already strong first half gains into July. The firm - led by Tiger Cub Glen Kacher - is one of the top performing hedge funds in 2020. Significant moves made during the earlier market selloff - SHARE ARTICLE


Blackstone backs ex-JPMorgan money manager's new hedge fund From Bloomberg: Blackstone Group Inc. is providing the initial investment for a hedge fund run by former JPMorgan Asset Management money manager Fahad Roumani. Roumani's Palm Lane Capital has r - SHARE ARTICLE

Blackstone backs ex-JPMorgan money manager's new hedge fund From Bloomberg: Blackstone Group Inc. is providing the initial investment for a hedge fund run by former JPMorgan Asset Management money manager Fahad Roumani. Roumani's Palm Lane Capital has r - SHARE ARTICLE


Texas Permanent distributes $489m to alts From PIonline.com: The $33.9 billion Texas Permanent School Fund committed or invested a total of $489 million to nine strategies run by eight money managers in the second quarter, according to the fund's respons - SHARE ARTICLE

Texas Permanent distributes $489m to alts From PIonline.com: The $33.9 billion Texas Permanent School Fund committed or invested a total of $489 million to nine strategies run by eight money managers in the second quarter, according to the fund's respons - SHARE ARTICLE


From Institutional Investor: Former hedge fund manager Remy Trafelet has resurfaced as the head of a new special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created to take advantage of opportunities arising from the global pandemic. This is the next act for a per - SHARE ARTICLE

From Institutional Investor: Former hedge fund manager Remy Trafelet has resurfaced as the head of a new special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created to take advantage of opportunities arising from the global pandemic. This is the next act for a per - SHARE ARTICLE


Federal Reserve's expected inflation ramp-up drives institutional investors to hedge with bitcoin From Bitcoin News: The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to ramp up inflation by keeping interest rates low. As the U.S. dollar falls sharply and gold's pric - SHARE ARTICLE

Federal Reserve's expected inflation ramp-up drives institutional investors to hedge with bitcoin From Bitcoin News: The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to ramp up inflation by keeping interest rates low. As the U.S. dollar falls sharply and gold's pric - SHARE ARTICLE


Gold could surge more than 90% and hit $4,000 if these two factors remain under control From Business Insider: Gold prices could reach $4,000, the CEO of US Global Investors told CNBC Monday. Frank Holmes said: "It's quite easy to see gold going - SHARE ARTICLE

Gold could surge more than 90% and hit $4,000 if these two factors remain under control From Business Insider: Gold prices could reach $4,000, the CEO of US Global Investors told CNBC Monday. Frank Holmes said: "It's quite easy to see gold going - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Compared with the global market turmoil China's currency devaluation in 2015 triggered, the more gentle but steady depreciation since is spurring less concern. Five years ago to the day, the central bank unexpectedly cut its daily referen - SHARE ARTICLE

From Bloomberg: Compared with the global market turmoil China's currency devaluation in 2015 triggered, the more gentle but steady depreciation since is spurring less concern. Five years ago to the day, the central bank unexpectedly cut its daily referen - SHARE ARTICLE


China bucks trend of tanking Asian property volumes From Asian Investor: The value of real estate deals in China nearly doubled year-on-year in the second quarter, in stark contrast to big falls in property investment in Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore. - SHARE ARTICLE

China bucks trend of tanking Asian property volumes From Asian Investor: The value of real estate deals in China nearly doubled year-on-year in the second quarter, in stark contrast to big falls in property investment in Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore. - SHARE ARTICLE


JPMorgan warns investors to brace for 'serious' problem of surging Federal debt From Institutional Investor: Ballooning coronavirus debt at the federal level poses "very serious" issues for investors, according to JPMorgan Chase Co.'s - SHARE ARTICLE

JPMorgan warns investors to brace for 'serious' problem of surging Federal debt From Institutional Investor: Ballooning coronavirus debt at the federal level poses "very serious" issues for investors, according to JPMorgan Chase Co.'s - SHARE ARTICLE


Worries over Norway's new wealth fund chief play out in parliament From Reuters: Norway's central bank faced fresh criticism on Monday over its decision to appoint a wealthy businessman to lead the country's $1.1 trillion sovereign fund, but it continued - SHARE ARTICLE

Worries over Norway's new wealth fund chief play out in parliament From Reuters: Norway's central bank faced fresh criticism on Monday over its decision to appoint a wealthy businessman to lead the country's $1.1 trillion sovereign fund, but it continued - SHARE ARTICLE


Tough-to-impress Harvard grad molds fortunes of China's richest From Bloomberg: In a market where billions slosh around in search of the next big thing, Tony Zhang's decade of wagering on Chinese startups has made him cautious. That's how he approached - SHARE ARTICLE

Tough-to-impress Harvard grad molds fortunes of China's richest From Bloomberg: In a market where billions slosh around in search of the next big thing, Tony Zhang's decade of wagering on Chinese startups has made him cautious. That's how he approached - SHARE ARTICLE


How private equity co-investments can accelerate investor returns following a crisis Investing in a post-crisis period is never simple. The atmosphere of opportunity compels investors to put capital to work. However, where and how to best invest becomes - SHARE ARTICLE

How private equity co-investments can accelerate investor returns following a crisis Investing in a post-crisis period is never simple. The atmosphere of opportunity compels investors to put capital to work. However, where and how to best invest becomes - SHARE ARTICLE


From PIonline.com: Executives at traditional asset management firms can expect to see bonuses drop by 10% to 15% from year-end 2019 despite a recovering market and stable asset flows, said a report from compensation consultant Johnson Associates. The rep - SHARE ARTICLE

From PIonline.com: Executives at traditional asset management firms can expect to see bonuses drop by 10% to 15% from year-end 2019 despite a recovering market and stable asset flows, said a report from compensation consultant Johnson Associates. The rep - SHARE ARTICLE


UK-based sustainable funds see record inflows in July From Reuters: UK-based funds focusing on environmental, social and governance issues saw record inflows of 362 million pounds ($472.70 million) in July as investors seek growth rather than value stock - SHARE ARTICLE

UK-based sustainable funds see record inflows in July From Reuters: UK-based funds focusing on environmental, social and governance issues saw record inflows of 362 million pounds ($472.70 million) in July as investors seek growth rather than value stock - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP doesn't usually conduct activism in public by itself. Its attempt to kill the $12 billion takeover of Qiagen NV, a European company that makes instruments that detect Covid-19, was a high-profile plac - SHARE ARTICLE

From Bloomberg: Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP doesn't usually conduct activism in public by itself. Its attempt to kill the $12 billion takeover of Qiagen NV, a European company that makes instruments that detect Covid-19, was a high-profile plac - SHARE ARTICLE


Global banks lost nearly $1tn in market value From Financial Post: Switzerland's largest bank is weathering the crisis relatively well, considering its share price is down only 10 per cent this year, a more modest fall than any other global lender apart - SHARE ARTICLE

Global banks lost nearly $1tn in market value From Financial Post: Switzerland's largest bank is weathering the crisis relatively well, considering its share price is down only 10 per cent this year, a more modest fall than any other global lender apart - SHARE ARTICLE


The Mackenzie-Childs Saucepan Calls The Silver Renaissance Teapot BlackDealbreaker - SHARE ARTICLE

The Mackenzie-Childs Saucepan Calls The Silver Renaissance Teapot BlackDealbreaker - SHARE ARTICLE


The Gilbert family seemed to have it all. Thomas and Shelley Gilbert both had successful careers in finance, and they hoped theirchildren would follow in their footsteps. - SHARE ARTICLE

The Gilbert family seemed to have it all. Thomas and Shelley Gilbert both had successful careers in finance, and they hoped theirchildren would follow in their footsteps. - SHARE ARTICLE


And those two things aren’t correlated as you might expect.Fourteen days ago, Kodak shares were worth $2.22. In the interceding two weeks, the company leaked word of some very good news—a $765 million federal loan to transform a flailing photography-adjac - SHARE ARTICLE

And those two things aren’t correlated as you might expect.Fourteen days ago, Kodak shares were worth $2.22. In the interceding two weeks, the company leaked word of some very good news—a $765 million federal loan to transform a flailing photography-adjac - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund gains were spread across all strategies, led by Equity Hedge and Macro - SHARE ARTICLE

Hedge fund gains were spread across all strategies, led by Equity Hedge and Macro - SHARE ARTICLE


Rialto Capital Management, a registered investment management firm, agreed to a penalty of $350,000 to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to resolve the charges against it. - SHARE ARTICLE

Rialto Capital Management, a registered investment management firm, agreed to a penalty of $350,000 to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to resolve the charges against it. - SHARE ARTICLE


WealthBriefing provides news, features and information for the wealth management and private banking industries.In-depth industry profiles and authoritative commentary ensures that WealthBriefing is the premier supplier of news, content and analysis for - SHARE ARTICLE

WealthBriefing provides news, features and information for the wealth management and private banking industries.In-depth industry profiles and authoritative commentary ensures that WealthBriefing is the premier supplier of news, content and analysis for - SHARE ARTICLE


New Oil Fund boss was 'strongest' of allViews and News from Norway - SHARE ARTICLE

New Oil Fund boss was 'strongest' of allViews and News from Norway - SHARE ARTICLE


NextDC, its portfolio company, has surged 83% this year amid increased demand for data storage services. - SHARE ARTICLE

NextDC, its portfolio company, has surged 83% this year amid increased demand for data storage services. - SHARE ARTICLE


The growth style of investing also continues to trounce its great rival, value — further boosting longtime winners like Baillie Gifford - SHARE ARTICLE

The growth style of investing also continues to trounce its great rival, value — further boosting longtime winners like Baillie Gifford - SHARE ARTICLE


Blackstone Group Inc. is providing the initial investment for a hedge fund run by former JPMorgan Asset Management money manager Fahad Roumani. - SHARE ARTICLE

Blackstone Group Inc. is providing the initial investment for a hedge fund run by former JPMorgan Asset Management money manager Fahad Roumani. - SHARE ARTICLE


New Binance Perpetual Futures margined and priced with bitcoin launch Submitted 10/08/2020 - 5:11pm Binance has added to broad variety of derivatives with the launch of Perpetual Futures contracts margined with bitcoin - SHARE ARTICLE

New Binance Perpetual Futures margined and priced with bitcoin launch Submitted 10/08/2020 - 5:11pm Binance has added to broad variety of derivatives with the launch of Perpetual Futures contracts margined with bitcoin - SHARE ARTICLE


MPMF expands service offering Submitted 10/08/2020 - 5:03pm MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited (MPMF), the Maples Group’s alternative investment fund manager and UCITS management company, has announced a series of - SHARE ARTICLE

MPMF expands service offering Submitted 10/08/2020 - 5:03pm MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited (MPMF), the Maples Group’s alternative investment fund manager and UCITS management company, has announced a series of - SHARE ARTICLE


Alternative credit specialist CIFC has launched a long/short high yield UCITS fund managed by industry veteran Jason Horowitz, who has been running similar strategies successfully for over 10 years. - SHARE ARTICLE

Alternative credit specialist CIFC has launched a long/short high yield UCITS fund managed by industry veteran Jason Horowitz, who has been running similar strategies successfully for over 10 years. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds have stormed into the second half of the year, recording their second highest monthly return in almost 18 months, and their third biggest monthly return in a decade, with equities and macro-focused managers leading the way. - SHARE ARTICLE

Hedge funds have stormed into the second half of the year, recording their second highest monthly return in almost 18 months, and their third biggest monthly return in a decade, with equities and macro-focused managers leading the way. - SHARE ARTICLE


Investors, cooped up and eager for normality’s return, are mistakenly bidding up share prices, he contends—and it won’t end well. - SHARE ARTICLE

Investors, cooped up and eager for normality’s return, are mistakenly bidding up share prices, he contends—and it won’t end well. - SHARE ARTICLE


One British fund manager with billions of pounds of assets under management claims Bitcoin has reached its "now or never moment." - SHARE ARTICLE

One British fund manager with billions of pounds of assets under management claims Bitcoin has reached its "now or never moment." - SHARE ARTICLE


On August 4, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (Committee) held a public meeting (Meeting) by video conference. The... - SHARE ARTICLE

On August 4, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (Committee) held a public meeting (Meeting) by video conference. The... - SHARE ARTICLE


Open Forum on September 2nd for Legal, Tax & Compliance Questions There are a ton of hot topics in the digital asset space right now – the price of Bitcoin, DeFi, staking, lending, venture capital, etc – and we want to answer your questions in a un - SHARE ARTICLE

Open Forum on September 2nd for Legal, Tax & Compliance Questions There are a ton of hot topics in the digital asset space right now – the price of Bitcoin, DeFi, staking, lending, venture capital, etc – and we want to answer your questions in a un - SHARE ARTICLE


Eric Chung, chief investment officer of Lighthaven Capital Management, says investors over-rely on math, financial models, and algorithms. - SHARE ARTICLE

Eric Chung, chief investment officer of Lighthaven Capital Management, says investors over-rely on math, financial models, and algorithms. - SHARE ARTICLE


By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association Perhaps the most prescient definition of alpha is simply undiscovered beta, and if you look at this idea through the quinquagenarian endowment model, you might just see the point. In the good old days, investment perf - SHARE ARTICLE

By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association Perhaps the most prescient definition of alpha is simply undiscovered beta, and if you look at this idea through the quinquagenarian endowment model, you might just see the point. In the good old days, investment perf - SHARE ARTICLE


Stocks on edge; hedge fund hopefuls press on; crude follies; let’s go to the mall; and more!U.S. Stock Futures Edge Up to Start the Week [WSJ]Investors are attempting to gauge whether steps taken by President Trump over the weekend to offer aid to America - SHARE ARTICLE

Stocks on edge; hedge fund hopefuls press on; crude follies; let’s go to the mall; and more!U.S. Stock Futures Edge Up to Start the Week [WSJ]Investors are attempting to gauge whether steps taken by President Trump over the weekend to offer aid to America - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds' oil trading largely dried up last week as the normal summer holiday slowdown was compounded by an absence of price or fundamental signals about the future direction of the market. - SHARE ARTICLE

Hedge funds' oil trading largely dried up last week as the normal summer holiday slowdown was compounded by an absence of price or fundamental signals about the future direction of the market. - SHARE ARTICLE


Since 1992, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 have been more likely to suffer losses in the three-month period before a presidential election. - SHARE ARTICLE

Since 1992, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 have been more likely to suffer losses in the three-month period before a presidential election. - SHARE ARTICLE


The watchdog overseeing Norway’s central bank renewed its criticism of how a new chief executive was appointed for the country’s $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund. - SHARE ARTICLE

The watchdog overseeing Norway’s central bank renewed its criticism of how a new chief executive was appointed for the country’s $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund. - SHARE ARTICLE


Norway’s central bank accused of breaking law over oil fund appointment  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE

Norway’s central bank accused of breaking law over oil fund appointment  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE


Although they haven’t necessarily fallen in love with the Democratic presidential candidate, many on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley are falling in line. - SHARE ARTICLE

Although they haven’t necessarily fallen in love with the Democratic presidential candidate, many on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley are falling in line. - SHARE ARTICLE


The top finance stories for August 10, including the latest news on the war for tech talent and why cold storage is the hottest thing in real estate. - SHARE ARTICLE

The top finance stories for August 10, including the latest news on the war for tech talent and why cold storage is the hottest thing in real estate. - SHARE ARTICLE


Rialto Capital Management acted "promptly" to address fee problems in its private funds, the SEC says, and it may have saved the adviser a lot of trouble. - SHARE ARTICLE

Rialto Capital Management acted "promptly" to address fee problems in its private funds, the SEC says, and it may have saved the adviser a lot of trouble. - SHARE ARTICLE


July Morningstar Analyst Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades, and New to CoverageMorningstar.com - SHARE ARTICLE

July Morningstar Analyst Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades, and New to CoverageMorningstar.com - SHARE ARTICLE


Former Tribune publisher Tony Hunter to head McClatchy newspaper chainRobert Feder - SHARE ARTICLE

Former Tribune publisher Tony Hunter to head McClatchy newspaper chainRobert Feder - SHARE ARTICLE


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: NFA, the self-regulatory organisation for the U.S. derivatives industry, has barred Gautam Prakash from reapplying for membership or principal status with any NFA member for seven years. Prakash was a principal of former CTA and C - SHARE ARTICLE

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: NFA, the self-regulatory organisation for the U.S. derivatives industry, has barred Gautam Prakash from reapplying for membership or principal status with any NFA member for seven years. Prakash was a principal of former CTA and C - SHARE ARTICLE


RJO MENA, an affiliate of RJ O'Brien & Associates, has acquired Lombard Forte Securities Limited (LFS), a Dubai-based provider of a diverse range of execution and brokerage services to a wide range of customers including hedge funds, asset manage - SHARE ARTICLE

RJO MENA, an affiliate of RJ O'Brien & Associates, has acquired Lombard Forte Securities Limited (LFS), a Dubai-based provider of a diverse range of execution and brokerage services to a wide range of customers including hedge funds, asset manage - SHARE ARTICLE


Vela and IPC expand market data partnership Submitted 10/08/2020 - 10:44am Vela, an independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, has expanded its strategic par - SHARE ARTICLE

Vela and IPC expand market data partnership Submitted 10/08/2020 - 10:44am Vela, an independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, has expanded its strategic par - SHARE ARTICLE


Societe Generale Prime Services and Clearing has announced the July 2020 performance data for its SG CTA indices - SHARE ARTICLE

Societe Generale Prime Services and Clearing has announced the July 2020 performance data for its SG CTA indices - SHARE ARTICLE


IDEX, a decentralised cryptocurrency exchange (DEX), has secured a USD2.5 million seed investment led by G1 Ventures and Borderless Capital, including Collider Ventures, and Gnosis, to launch IDEX 2.0, a high-performance DEX. - SHARE ARTICLE

IDEX, a decentralised cryptocurrency exchange (DEX), has secured a USD2.5 million seed investment led by G1 Ventures and Borderless Capital, including Collider Ventures, and Gnosis, to launch IDEX 2.0, a high-performance DEX. - SHARE ARTICLE


Despite recently hitting an all-time high, the price of gold is widely expected to increase further in the second half of the year, according to Kryptoszene. - SHARE ARTICLE

Despite recently hitting an all-time high, the price of gold is widely expected to increase further in the second half of the year, according to Kryptoszene. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund Davidson Kempner was right to force Thermo Fischer to raise its bid for Qiagen. Blocking the deal outright would be a major activist achievement. - SHARE ARTICLE

Hedge fund Davidson Kempner was right to force Thermo Fischer to raise its bid for Qiagen. Blocking the deal outright would be a major activist achievement. - SHARE ARTICLE


Huobi launches platform for DeFi research, investment and incubation establishes Huobi DeFi Labs Submitted 10/08/2020 - 9:06am Blockchain speciaslist Huobi Group has launched a new platform to enable decentralised fin - SHARE ARTICLE

Huobi launches platform for DeFi research, investment and incubation establishes Huobi DeFi Labs Submitted 10/08/2020 - 9:06am Blockchain speciaslist Huobi Group has launched a new platform to enable decentralised fin - SHARE ARTICLE


The Jersey Funds Association (JFA) has elected its new committee for the coming year as it looks to maintain momentum and continue to champion Jersey as the perfect ecosystem for alternative funds. - SHARE ARTICLE

The Jersey Funds Association (JFA) has elected its new committee for the coming year as it looks to maintain momentum and continue to champion Jersey as the perfect ecosystem for alternative funds. - SHARE ARTICLE


Australian investment manager Wheelhouse Partners has completed its transition to a new independent structure, having finished its acquisition of Bennelong Funds Management’s stake in its business. - SHARE ARTICLE

Australian investment manager Wheelhouse Partners has completed its transition to a new independent structure, having finished its acquisition of Bennelong Funds Management’s stake in its business. - SHARE ARTICLE


Any members of staff who make a personal donation to the cause would have their donations matched by the bank - SHARE ARTICLE

Any members of staff who make a personal donation to the cause would have their donations matched by the bank - SHARE ARTICLE


A lax regulatory environment, the pervasive influence of passive funds (driven by index funds and ETFs), and a continued commitment among central banks to maintain low interest rates are creating a golden age for short sellers. - SHARE ARTICLE

A lax regulatory environment, the pervasive influence of passive funds (driven by index funds and ETFs), and a continued commitment among central banks to maintain low interest rates are creating a golden age for short sellers. - SHARE ARTICLE


Former traders at Brevan Howard are making their mark in Australian funds management with the imprimatur of Alan Howard himself. - SHARE ARTICLE

Former traders at Brevan Howard are making their mark in Australian funds management with the imprimatur of Alan Howard himself. - SHARE ARTICLE


The New York hedge fund now has a £100m equity position in the Welsh start-up - SHARE ARTICLE

The New York hedge fund now has a £100m equity position in the Welsh start-up - SHARE ARTICLE


Norges Bank's Governor Stands By a Controversial Hedge Fund Hire. Its Watchdog Doesn't Entirely Agree.Institutional Investor - SHARE ARTICLE

Norges Bank's Governor Stands By a Controversial Hedge Fund Hire. Its Watchdog Doesn't Entirely Agree.Institutional Investor - SHARE ARTICLE


South Korean mom-and-pop investors hit by plunge in Brazil’s real  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE

South Korean mom-and-pop investors hit by plunge in Brazil’s real  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE


The strategy is offered as a new sub-fund of CIFC Credit Fund ICAV, a UCITS structure domiciled in Dublin - SHARE ARTICLE

The strategy is offered as a new sub-fund of CIFC Credit Fund ICAV, a UCITS structure domiciled in Dublin - SHARE ARTICLE


From the point of view of the alternative investment world, the dramas associated with the year 2020 may not constitute as apocalyptic a challenge or as paradigmatic a shift as is commonly thought. It may even be considered, in many respects, business as - SHARE ARTICLE

From the point of view of the alternative investment world, the dramas associated with the year 2020 may not constitute as apocalyptic a challenge or as paradigmatic a shift as is commonly thought. It may even be considered, in many respects, business as - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: US banks JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs were the leading financial advisers on acquisition deals in the first half of 2020, according to the latest survey from GlobalData. "Financial advisers JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs w - SHARE ARTICLE

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: US banks JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs were the leading financial advisers on acquisition deals in the first half of 2020, according to the latest survey from GlobalData. "Financial advisers JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs w - SHARE ARTICLE


In the week ending August 7th 2020, Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings reported that its portfolio made money in July, boosting his monthly performance to 4.6 percent. Pershing Square Holdings is now up 34.8 percent for the year, according to a docume - SHARE ARTICLE

In the week ending August 7th 2020, Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings reported that its portfolio made money in July, boosting his monthly performance to 4.6 percent. Pershing Square Holdings is now up 34.8 percent for the year, according to a docume - SHARE ARTICLE


From FT: BlackRock, Vanguard, State Street, Fidelity and Capital Group are driving up equity market volatility and fuelling mispricing in company stocks, according to an analysis that raises fresh questions over the regulatory oversight of the largest ass - SHARE ARTICLE

From FT: BlackRock, Vanguard, State Street, Fidelity and Capital Group are driving up equity market volatility and fuelling mispricing in company stocks, according to an analysis that raises fresh questions over the regulatory oversight of the largest ass - SHARE ARTICLE


Texas Teachers ponies up $470m for alts From PIonline.com: Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $470 million to three alternative investment strategies in July, a transaction report from the $148.1 billion system showed. The lar - SHARE ARTICLE

Texas Teachers ponies up $470m for alts From PIonline.com: Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $470 million to three alternative investment strategies in July, a transaction report from the $148.1 billion system showed. The lar - SHARE ARTICLE


From Business Insider: The savviest hedge funds need employees with specific skills to keep up - and keep ahead - in a rapidly changing world. That means data scientists, coders, engineers, and systems managers. And while those skills might seem to make t - SHARE ARTICLE

From Business Insider: The savviest hedge funds need employees with specific skills to keep up - and keep ahead - in a rapidly changing world. That means data scientists, coders, engineers, and systems managers. And while those skills might seem to make t - SHARE ARTICLE


Warren Buffett's best-performing stock over the past 3 months From Business Insider: Warren Buffett's best-performing stock over the past three months isn't Apple or Amazon. The billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO's biggest gainer is Restora - SHARE ARTICLE

Warren Buffett's best-performing stock over the past 3 months From Business Insider: Warren Buffett's best-performing stock over the past three months isn't Apple or Amazon. The billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO's biggest gainer is Restora - SHARE ARTICLE


From PIonline.com: Terrence Gray and Jian Tao joined Lazard Asset Management as portfolio managers, bringing with them an investment strategy and $500 million in client assets, a spokeswoman said. The roles are new. Messrs. Gray and Tao, who are based in - SHARE ARTICLE

From PIonline.com: Terrence Gray and Jian Tao joined Lazard Asset Management as portfolio managers, bringing with them an investment strategy and $500 million in client assets, a spokeswoman said. The roles are new. Messrs. Gray and Tao, who are based in - SHARE ARTICLE


New York regulator fast-tracks 10 cryptocurrencies From Bitcoin News: The New York State Department of Financial Services has created a Greenlist of pre-approved cryptocurrencies for custody service and listing. Meanwhile, crypto-friendly SEC Commissione - SHARE ARTICLE

New York regulator fast-tracks 10 cryptocurrencies From Bitcoin News: The New York State Department of Financial Services has created a Greenlist of pre-approved cryptocurrencies for custody service and listing. Meanwhile, crypto-friendly SEC Commissione - SHARE ARTICLE


From LA Times: A series of blockbuster deals has led a resurgence in merger and acquisition activity since the start of July, with companies rushing to prepare themselves for the recession and dusting off deals that were shelved because of the pandemic. - SHARE ARTICLE

From LA Times: A series of blockbuster deals has led a resurgence in merger and acquisition activity since the start of July, with companies rushing to prepare themselves for the recession and dusting off deals that were shelved because of the pandemic. - SHARE ARTICLE


How the 2020 gold rush smashed through records From FT: Nine years after the last rally collapsed, a new gold rush is in full swing. This week, prices rocketed to record highs above $2,000 per troy ounce for the first time - a 36 per cent ascent in the y - SHARE ARTICLE

How the 2020 gold rush smashed through records From FT: Nine years after the last rally collapsed, a new gold rush is in full swing. This week, prices rocketed to record highs above $2,000 per troy ounce for the first time - a 36 per cent ascent in the y - SHARE ARTICLE


Fintech can expect a bright future after bumpy 2020 From Pitch Book: Venture investors closed 360 fintech deals in Q2, the lowest quarterly total in three years, yet capital invested in North America and Europe remained roughly on pace with Q1, topping $ - SHARE ARTICLE

Fintech can expect a bright future after bumpy 2020 From Pitch Book: Venture investors closed 360 fintech deals in Q2, the lowest quarterly total in three years, yet capital invested in North America and Europe remained roughly on pace with Q1, topping $ - SHARE ARTICLE


Stock funds rose 5.1% in July but bonds got cash From WSJ: Investors in July withdrew a net $41.62 billion from U.S.-stock funds and invested a net $79.35 billion in bond funds. Thank you, stock market. But we're friends with bonds, too. That is the man - SHARE ARTICLE

Stock funds rose 5.1% in July but bonds got cash From WSJ: Investors in July withdrew a net $41.62 billion from U.S.-stock funds and invested a net $79.35 billion in bond funds. Thank you, stock market. But we're friends with bonds, too. That is the man - SHARE ARTICLE


From IPE: Several Dutch pension schemes, including ABP and PFZW, have suffered losses on their private equity and infrastructure investments over the past six months, as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The picture is less dramatic with real estate an - SHARE ARTICLE

From IPE: Several Dutch pension schemes, including ABP and PFZW, have suffered losses on their private equity and infrastructure investments over the past six months, as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The picture is less dramatic with real estate an - SHARE ARTICLE


Vulture funds poised to swoop in on non-performing loans in China From Nikkei: The specter of non-performing loans is once again looming over China. The volume of distressed debt, which was already rising due to the economic slowdown since last year, is - SHARE ARTICLE

Vulture funds poised to swoop in on non-performing loans in China From Nikkei: The specter of non-performing loans is once again looming over China. The volume of distressed debt, which was already rising due to the economic slowdown since last year, is - SHARE ARTICLE


Private debt funds set to deliver worst performance since the global financial crisis From PE News: After a decade-long uptick, private debt funds are expected to deliver the worst short-term performance since the global financial crisis, when returns we - SHARE ARTICLE

Private debt funds set to deliver worst performance since the global financial crisis From PE News: After a decade-long uptick, private debt funds are expected to deliver the worst short-term performance since the global financial crisis, when returns we - SHARE ARTICLE


From Institutional Investor: Markets may have bounced back quickly from March's Covid-19 crash, but the asset management industry will not escape 2020 unscathed. Global industry assets under management are expected to decline by $1.7 trillion this year, - SHARE ARTICLE

From Institutional Investor: Markets may have bounced back quickly from March's Covid-19 crash, but the asset management industry will not escape 2020 unscathed. Global industry assets under management are expected to decline by $1.7 trillion this year, - SHARE ARTICLE


Report highlights asset owners climate best practices From PIonline.com: Efforts by 10 large assets owners to identify and manage climate-related risks in their portfolios have been highlighted in a series of profiles by Ceres. The profiles outline initi - SHARE ARTICLE

Report highlights asset owners climate best practices From PIonline.com: Efforts by 10 large assets owners to identify and manage climate-related risks in their portfolios have been highlighted in a series of profiles by Ceres. The profiles outline initi - SHARE ARTICLE


Activist shareholder ValueAct sells out of Rolls-Royce From Reuters: Activist shareholder ValueAct Capital Management has sold out of British aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, ending its relationship with th - SHARE ARTICLE

Activist shareholder ValueAct sells out of Rolls-Royce From Reuters: Activist shareholder ValueAct Capital Management has sold out of British aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, ending its relationship with th - SHARE ARTICLE


Constructing a portfolio today is different, but not difficult This is the point of the investment market cycle where fortunes are made and lost. - SHARE ARTICLE

Constructing a portfolio today is different, but not difficult This is the point of the investment market cycle where fortunes are made and lost. - SHARE ARTICLE


California’s cap-and-trade scheme for reducing emissions is [https://... - SHARE ARTICLE

California’s cap-and-trade scheme for reducing emissions is [https://... - SHARE ARTICLE


Through donations, finance executives played a critical role in helping Joe Biden turn his campaign around. They’ve mostly grown to like him, if not love him. - SHARE ARTICLE

Through donations, finance executives played a critical role in helping Joe Biden turn his campaign around. They’ve mostly grown to like him, if not love him. - SHARE ARTICLE


(Marketwatch) Warren Buffett’s company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the paper value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market, but it took a roughly $10 billion write down on the value of its aircraft parts manufa - SHARE ARTICLE

(Marketwatch) Warren Buffett’s company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the paper value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market, but it took a roughly $10 billion write down on the value of its aircraft parts manufa - SHARE ARTICLE


President Donald Trump happened upon Fox News on Sunday evening and came across his former White House communications director trashing him on Steve Hilton’s show. The president has actually failed on his mission,” Scaramucci said. “No.1: The economy is u - SHARE ARTICLE

President Donald Trump happened upon Fox News on Sunday evening and came across his former White House communications director trashing him on Steve Hilton’s show. The president has actually failed on his mission,” Scaramucci said. “No.1: The economy is u - SHARE ARTICLE


U.S. stock futures were mixed early Monday morning after President Donald Trump signed several executive orders aimed at extending coronavirus relief. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 76 points at of 12:09 a.m. ET on Monday, indicating a ga - SHARE ARTICLE

U.S. stock futures were mixed early Monday morning after President Donald Trump signed several executive orders aimed at extending coronavirus relief. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 76 points at of 12:09 a.m. ET on Monday, indicating a ga - SHARE ARTICLE


(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Jack Brewer with insider trading in the securities of COPsync, Inc. Brewer sold over $100,000 of COPsync stock in advance of a company announcement that caused the stock price to fall. Ac - SHARE ARTICLE

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Jack Brewer with insider trading in the securities of COPsync, Inc. Brewer sold over $100,000 of COPsync stock in advance of a company announcement that caused the stock price to fall. Ac - SHARE ARTICLE


(Marketwatch) That’s Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, sharing his thoughts in a recent New York Times op-ed co-authored with Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the Un - SHARE ARTICLE

(Marketwatch) That’s Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, sharing his thoughts in a recent New York Times op-ed co-authored with Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the Un - SHARE ARTICLE


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