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Are “Reverse Troll” Hedge Funds Hurting Innovation in Biotech Sector?

New York (HedgeCo.net) – One of the latest types of hedge funds are ones that try to take advantage of patent laws to short biotechnology stocks. The gist of the strategy is to file patent challenges and then short the […]

Are Investors Bailing Out On Active Strategies At The Wrong Time?

New York (HedgeCo.net) We have featured several articles arguing the merits of actively managed portfolios versus passive strategies. One of the things we continue to point out is that the passive strategies have benefitted from the second strongest bull market […]

ETFs Surpass Hedge Funds In Assets

New York (HedgeCo.net) – It finally happened. The assets under management in exchange traded funds has exceeded the assets under management in hedge funds. According to a report from ETFGI, a London based research firm, AUM in ETFs are estimated […]

Hedge Funds Bearish On Junk Bonds

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The growth in ETFs and liquid alternatives are presenting hedge fund managers with what some see as their next great bearish trade. The target is the junk bond market. The idea is that due to the […]

Markets and Hedge Funds Bounce Back In First Half of July

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The first half of July has been much better for hedge funds and world stock indices alike than was June. June saw most of the world’s major indices decline, but most of them have bounced back […]

Latest COT Report: Growing Bearish Sentiment Toward Oil

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Commitment of Traders report that was released on Friday showed that institutional investors have increased their bearish bets toward oil greatly in the last few weeks. From June 23 through July 14 when the data […]

Queen Of Quants Sees More Algorithm-Based Trading In Future

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Leda Braga is arguably the most influential woman in the hedge fund industry. She is also known as the “Queen of the Quants” due to her use of systematic trading and use of algorithms. At the […]

Manager Profile and Insights: Ron Breitigam, Lake Austin Advisors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Lake Austin Advisors is an alternative investment manager located in Austin, Texas. Founded and seeded by successful technology entrepreneur Joel Trammel, the firm runs actively managed trading strategies available to both institutional, family office and high net […]

Industry Survey Suggests Blended Portfolios Are Increasing

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Citigroup recently released its sixth annual Industry Evolution Survey and the results showed that investment managers are working on portfolios that make use of new products and attempt to build dynamic portfolios that blend different asset […]

Volatility in China Causes Fund Manager To Stop Redemptions

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The tumultuous month in the Chinese market has led at least one hedge fund to suspend redemptions as well as new investments. Singapore based APS Asset Management took action in its APS Greater China Long/Short Fund […]

Award Winning HedgeCoVest Platform Unveils New Products For Advisors and Investors

New York (HedgeCo.net) HedgeCoVest, a real-time hedge fund replication platform, unveiled the HedgeCoVest Composite Models. Derived from actual hedge fund manager trades, these 15 sector-specific investment products encompass long and short positions, enabling investors to access the highest conviction investment […]

Fund Manager Predicts $30 Oil

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Oil was mired in a bearish trend in the second half of 2014 that saw the price of West Texas Intermediate Crude fall in 20 of the final 26 weeks of the year. During the fall, […]

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