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January Returns for Hedge Funds Show a Smaller Decline than Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Recent data released from Hedge Fund Research shows that the average hedge fund declined by 2.76% during the month of January which is considerably better than the 5% the S&P lost. Our own HedgeCoVest Long/Short Index […]

HedgeCoVest Short-Only Models Thrive in January

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While the overall market fell sharply in January, the short-only models at our affiliate HedgeCoVest turned in some strong performances. While seeing short-only models thrive during a bearish move in the market is what you would […]

Hottest Trade for Hedge Funds: Short Chinese Yuan

New York (HedgeCo.net) – One of the hottest trades for hedge funds at the beginning of 2015 was to buy high-yield debt on energy companies. One of the hottest trades among hedge funds this year appears to be shorting China’s […]

Soros’ Posture on Stocks and Treasuries Should be Noted

New York (HedgeCo.net) – It is hard to argue with one of the most successful hedge fund managers in history, so when you learn that George Soros is shorting the S&P 500 and buying U.S. treasuries, it should serve as […]

Agecroft Partners to Host New Hedge Fund Conference to Benefit Hedge Fund Cares and World Pediatric Project

(HedgeCo.Net) Agecroft Partners announced that all profits from its new conference Gaining the Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Marketing Leadership Summit taking place on April 28th at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City will be donated to non-profit charities […]

Palm Beach Hedge Fund Conference Reveals Bearish Overtones

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Morgan Stanley’s annual investment conference in Palm Beach, Florida is taking place this week and if the collective sentiment toward stocks is accurate, the start of 2016 is just the beginning. A recent Reuters’ article highlighted […]

Noted Short-Seller Launches Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – After successfully exposing accounting problems with a number of Chinese firms trading on North American stock exchanges, Carson Block has launched a hedge fund. Block and his company, Muddy Waters LLC, gained fame several years ago […]

Hedge Fund Legends Point Finger at China for Global Deflation

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The World Economic Forum kicked off in Davos last week and one of the hot topics is whether or not China’s policies and economic slowdown could cause a global deflationary period. Two legendary hedge fund managers […]

Rocky Start for Market, Hedge Fund Industry Holding Up Better

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The rough start for the stock market in 2016 has taken a toll on some of the higher-profile hedge fund managers, but the industry as a whole has performed relatively well. According to a recent article […]

Credit Suisse Index Not Down As Much As Others

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The December results for the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund index were released last week and the 2015 numbers for the index weren’t down as much as some other hedge fund indices. For the month of December, […]

Hedge Fund Bets Signal There’s More Pain Ahead for Commodities

(Bloomberg) The commodity meltdown that pushed oil to a 12-year low and copper to the cheapest since 2009 isn’t over yet. At least, that’s how hedge funds see it. Money managers increased their combined net-bearish position across 18 raw materials […]

Hedge Fund Outflows in January Not As Bad As 2015

New York (HedgeCo.net) – After a tough year in 2015, the hedge fund industry was probably expecting outflows in January, but that is a seasonal trend any way. As investors rebalance portfolios and change their allocations, hedge funds usually see […]

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