The Motley Fool – Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a bright light on smart stock picks.
Today, let’s look at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund company — and, in 2010 and 2011, provider of the best-performing hedge fund as well. Bridgewater was founded by Ray Dalio, who focuses on macroeconomic factors as he makes his investment decisions — factors such as inflation, currency exchange rates, and GDP growth. He’s clearly skilled, as the size of Bridgewater attests.