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Julian Robertson’s Proteges Still Up YTD Despite August Losses

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the returns for August continue to roll in from various hedge funds, there have only been a handful that actually gained ground in August, but some funds are still reporting substantial year to date gains […]

Several Former SAC Managers Performed Well in August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Over the last couple of days, several well-known hedge fund managers have released their performance numbers and have shown sizable losses for the month of August. Even as the S&P lost 6.26% on the month, some […]

Chinese Probes Shaking Confidence Of Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the Shanghai Composite Index continues its volatile ways with a definite downward skew, Chinese authorities have stepped up their investigations as to what is causing the chaotic swings. According to a recent report from Reuters, […]

Ackman Joins Loeb and Einhorn With Big August Loss

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In an article on Tuesday, we pointed out how David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital and Daniel Loeb’s Third Point lost 5.3% and 5.2% in August. While these two managers might be licking their wounds a little, they […]

Model Spotlight: HedgeCoVest Basic Materials Long/Short Model

New York (HedgeCo.net) Since the end of February, the basic materials sector has been the second worst performing sector, second only to the energy sector. The Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLB) was down just over 20% from the beginning […]

Hedge Funds Becoming Less Bearish On Gold

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With the increasingly volatile global stock market changing rapidly, hedge funds and other institutional investors seem to be moving away from their bearish positions on gold. If we look at the Commitment of Traders report from […]

Liquid Alts Perform As Advertised In Volatile Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While the market has been climbing for the last six years, the popularity of liquid alternatives has grown tremendously. After the last bear market in 2007-2009, investors were looking for investments that could withstand volatile or […]

Hedge Fund Assets Over $3.2 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest report from Preqin shows that the assets under management for the hedge fund industry now exceed $3.2 trillion. Despite some concerns about hedge fund returns in recent years, the asset growth has come from […]

Tough August For Two Prominent Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – August came to a close yesterday and after all the gyrations and increased volatility, the final result for the month was a loss of 6.26% for the S&P 500. That is the worst monthly loss for […]

Low Correlation Models Shine As Market Falls

New York (HedgeCo.net) Last week was brutal for stocks as the S&P lost 5.77% for its worst weekly performance since September 2011. While the overall market was getting hit, several models on the HedgeCoVest platform performed very well. Of course […]

Model Spotlight: Cornerstone US Long/Short Alpha Model

New York (Hedgeco.net) On a year to date basis, the top fund manager model on the HedgeCoVest platform is the Cornerstone US Long/Short Alpha model with a return of 9.53% through last Thursday, and the model was up 2.81% in […]

Moving To Cash: Something Mutual Funds and ETFs Can’t Do

New York (HedgeCo.Net) A phrase that gets used quite often on the financial networks is “risk-on risk-off”. Given the huge decline in the market last week it was mostly risk-off that was being spoken and with good reason. Risk-on risk-off […]

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