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Hedge Fund Diversification Lowest in 30 Years

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Some of the favorite stocks of hedge funds have gone through the worst three-month stretch of performance since 2007-2008 and that terrible performance has led to highly concentrated portfolios. A recent article from MarketWatch highlighted the […]

Institutional Investors Grow Increasingly Bearish on Oil

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Even as the price of oil has stayed below $50 for four months now, hedge funds and other institutional investors have become more bearish on the commodity. In fact, the number of contracts sold short has […]

Hedge Funds Dump Shares of SunEdison

New York (HedgeCo.net) – SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE) used to be one of the darling stocks of the hedge fund industry and counted well-known fund managers like David Einhorn, Dan Loeb and Stephen Mandel as investors. With the stock falling over […]

Journal Article: “The Year of Mimicking Dangerously”

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Through our affiliate company HedgeCoVest, we have been cautioning investors about the dangers of trying to mimic hedge funds by following the 13F filings of top hedge funds. Finally, a major publication is making the same […]

Model Spotlight: Ferro Systematic Market Neutral Model

New York (HedgeCo.net) Over the last three and a half months, no model on the HedgeCoVest platform has performed as well as the Ferro Systematic Market Neutral model. From the end of July through November 20, the model has gained […]

Bets on Energy Sector Debt Take Down Achievement Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the casualties mount in the hedge fund industry, yet another fund has announced that is closing up shop. Achievement Asset Management announced that it will return investor money and that makes the fund closure one […]

With Equity Markets in Flux, Currency Focused Fund Flourishes

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While many of the world’s top hedge funds struggling in 2015 as global equity markets have struggled to gain and keep traction, one hedge fund that focuses on currency trading is turning in a great performance. […]

Morningstar Report: Investors Flock to Alternatives in Q3

New York (HedgeCo.net) A recent report from Morningstar showed that investors are pouring in to alternative funds with the recent spike in volatility. The mutual fund and ETF research firm’s data showed that almost $4 billion was invested in alternative […]

Bearish Bets Drive Outperformance for Some Funds

Bearish Bets Drive Outperformance for Some Funds New York (HedgeCo.net) – With the market grinding sideways for most of this year and with the third quarter being so bad for stocks, it isn’t surprising that some hedge funds that have […]

BlackRock Latest to Close Macro Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – If there is one hedge fund strategy that has struggled more than others this year it would have to be the macro strategy. Because of the strategy’s struggles, a number of firms have closed their macro […]

Manager Profile and Insights: John Barnett, JAB Capital Management

New York (Hedgeco.net) JAB Capital Management is based in Washington D.C. and they run the JAB Fundamental Value model on the HedgeCoVest platform. We recently had the opportunity to speak with John Barnett, the founder of the firm. HedgeCoVest: John, […]

Don’t Miss Today’s Webinar: An Innovative New Tool For RIAs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Ask any RIA and you will probably hear that the current model for allocation to hedge funds and alternatives is broken. HedgeCoVest has found an interesting solution. HedgeCoVest, the 2015 Benzinga Fintech “First Place Winner” over platforms […]

Third-Quarter 13F Filings Show New Bullish Positions on Netflix and PayPal

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest 13F filings showed that hedge fund managers opened new positions or added to positions on Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) and PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) during the third quarter. For Netflix, Soros Fund Management and Viking Global […]

Several Top Investors Lowered Equity Allocations in Q3

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In addition to the individual stock positions being revealed in the 13F filings that are being released, we also found out that several top investment managers lowered their allocations to equities during the third quarter. A […]

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  • Hedge funds pile into Amazon, ditch eBay
    Yesterday, November 24, 2015 : Permalink

    (CNBC) The 10 largest U.S. hedge funds saw their equity holdings slip for the first time since the end of last year, with tech stocks leading the sell-off in the third quarter as investors tried to cope with heightened market […]

  • Hedge Funds Near-Eliminate their Net Long in Ags
    Yesterday, November 24, 2015 : Permalink

    (Agrimoney.com) Hedge funds all but wiped out their net long position in derivatives in the main agricultural commodities, led by selldowns in coffee, and in wheat, in which unexpectedly bearish positioning could set the scene for a price bounce. Managed […]

  • Hedge Funds Betting Against Aussie Risk Losses as Swings Subside
    Yesterday, November 24, 2015 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) Hedge funds may have picked a bad time to add to bets against Australia’s dollar, this month’s best-performing major currency.Commodity Futures Trading Commission data showed large speculators increased positions wagering on Aussie declines by 83 percent in the space […]

  • Ackman’s Pershing Square Increases Valeant Stake to 9.9%
    Yesterday, November 24, 2015 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) Bill Ackman’s fund raised its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. to 9.9 percent in a series of transactions starting in October, underscoring the activist investor’s commitment to the embattled drugmaker.Pershing Square Capital Management’s various funds have now amassed […]

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