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Hedge funds bet on euro decline

Financial Times – Hedge funds that specialise in anticipating central bank policy have ramped up their bets that the euro will fall as markets price in aggressive action from the European Central Bank to weaken the single currency. So-called global […]

May 2014 Performance IQ Hedge Family of Investable Benchmark Hedge Fund Replication Indexes

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – IndexIQ, a leading developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, today announced the performance of its proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes. Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance characteristics of sophisticated […]

Pershing Launches Alternative Investment Center

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, today launched its Alternative Investment Center, the latest addition to an expanding suite of alternative investment solutions, at its INSITE™ 2014 conference in Hollywood, Florida. Pershing’s Alternative Investment Center, which […]

Hedge-Fund Wolfpack Stalks Financials as Alpha Pangs Grow

Bloomberg – Once a quarter, Citigroup Inc. strategist Tobias Levkovich pulls a David Letterman and creates a Top 10 list of equity holdings at the biggest hedge funds and mutual funds. The latest study could arguably be titled “Top 10 […]

The unglamorous life of hedge fund startups

CNN Money – Situated on the 46th floor of a gleaming office tower in lower Manhattan, Mike Winston is running his hedge fund empire. Missing is the sleek trading floor with its supercharged technology and legions of shouting traders. Picture […]

GAM Holding Near Acquisition of U.S. Hedge Fund Beachwood Total Return

WSJ.com – Swiss money manager GAM Holding AG GAM.EB +1.81% is in advanced negotiations to acquire a New Jersey hedge-fund firm, the latest example of growing interest in alternative investments among large firms. GAM, with about $129 billion under management, […]

The Children’s Investment Fund partner departs for rival hedge fund

efinancialnews.com – Mark Derbyshire, a partner at high-profile activist hedge fund firm The Children’s Investment Fund Management, has left to join a rival hedge fund. Derbyshire, a senior lawyer at TCI who had been at the London-based firm for almost […]

Why hedge funds love charter schools

Washington Post – Obscure laws can have a very big impact on social policy, including obscure changes in the United States federal tax code. The 2001 Consolidated Appropriations Act, passed by Congress and signed into law by President Clinton, included […]

Schroders’ commodity hedge fund to shut

Financial Times – A prominent backer of commodities hedge funds is shutting down after investors frustrated by market doldrums and high management fees took their money elsewhere. Schroders’ Opus commodities fund, which contained $2.3bn at its peak, is closing after […]

Hedge Connection’s Global Fund Forum 2014 Announces Guest Speaker Larry Powell

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today Hedge Connection, the premier patented hedge fund marketing platform in the alternative investment industry, announces three prominent guest speakers at the Global Fund Forum 2014 from June 10 to 12, 2014 at the Borgata in Atlantic […]

Hedge funds record a strong first quarter and outperform MSCI World Index

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – While the end of the first quarter was down 0.18%, Hedge funds still had a strong first quarter performance generating $30 Billion. Strong returns posted by fund managers in the previous month saw hedge fund performance (Eurekahedge […]

Why Doesn’t Obama End the Hedge Fund Tax Break?

Slate.com – The Obama administration could disable one of the most powerful sources of wealth and income inequality in our country. Yet no one ever mentions it as a possibility. Don’t they know? There have always been disparities in income, […]

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