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Largest Brazilian Hedge Fund Adding PBR Debt While Issuing Cautious Statement

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Verde Asset Management, the largest hedge fund in Brazil with approximately $7.9 billion in assets, has been adding to its holdings of Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE: PBR) debt, but is issuing cautious statements about the state-controlled oil […]

Braga and BlueCrest Lessening Ties

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Leda Braga is considered one of the top ladies in the hedge fund industry and some consider her the top female manager. Braga had been with BlueCrest Capital Management from 2001 through the end of 2014. […]

Average Performance Fees for Hedge Funds Falling

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The old standard in the hedge fund industry used to be “2 and 20” which stood for a 2% management fee and a 20% performance fee, but those standards might be a little outdated at this […]

Latest AAII Survey Shows Increase in Bullish Sentiment

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The American Association of Individual Investors released their most recent sentiment survey last week and the results showed that the number of bulls to bears has been growing in recent weeks. The bullish percentage increased to […]

Brevan Howard Latest Firm to Face Staffing Cuts, Asset Declines

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The last few months have been tough on a good portion of the hedge fund industry and several big-name firms have announced fund closures, asset declines and staffing cuts. One of the latest firms to announce […]

The Allocation Dilemma for Alternative Investments

New York (HedgeCo.net) By most indications, investors and advisors alike have increased their use of alternative investments since the financial crisis in 2008. The evidence is pretty clear given the growth in alternative mutual funds. According to a report in […]

HedgeCoVest Managers Offer Outlook on Fourth Quarter

New York (HedgeCo.net) After suffering through the worst quarterly loss in four years for the overall market, investors seem to be a little more uncertain about the fourth quarter and what it will bring to the market. We asked the […]

Looking Deeper into Correlation

New York (HedgeCo.net) Last month we featured a story entitled Lack of Correlation Apparent Over Long Run. Since publishing that article, more articles have come to our attention mentioning or focusing on correlation. One particular article was from ValueWalk and […]

Hedge Fund Launches Down in 2015

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With hedge funds struggling to beat the indices over the last few years, it isn’t surprising to see that hedge fund launches have slowed this year. We have documented how hedged portfolios tend to underperform during […]

Smart Beta Arena Growing Rapidly

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Smart beta funds are growing rapidly and the growth is coming in three areas- the number of funds offered, the assets under management and the number of financial advisors using them. According to a recent report […]

Third Quarter Market and Hedge Fund Struggles Hurt Goldman Earnings

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The third quarter was a tough one for the market as most investors know and it was tough on the hedge fund industry as well, even if the industry didn’t drop as much as the overall […]

Models with Low Correlations Shine in Third Quarter

New York (HedgeCo.net) We have dedicated several articles to the topic of correlation in recent weeks as the market has seen an increase in volatility and as the overall market has struggled. For the record, the S&P 500 was down […]

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