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Bucking The Trend: Wells Fargo Launches Commodities Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Most of the recent headlines regarding commodity based hedge funds have been about poor performance or funds closing down, but Wells Fargo & Co.’s wealth management division is launching a new fund in the midst of […]

Hedge Funds Betting On A Big Pharmaceutical Merger

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With one big merger in the works but far from a done deal, the pharmaceutical sector is drawing a lot of attention from hedge funds. In the latest 13F filings hedge fund luminaries like David Tepper’s […]

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Up In July

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Credit Suisse released the July performance numbers for their 14 hedge fund indices yesterday and the results were mostly positive with 10 of 14 gaining ground. The most closely watched Broad Based Index gained 0.87% during […]

Several Hedge Funds Added Apple in Q2

New York (HedgeCo.net) – According to recent 13F filings, several large hedge funds were adding shares of Apple in the second quarter. A recent Reuters’ article cited that David Tepper and Appaloosa Management LP initiated a new position on the […]

Asian Macro Hedge Fund Sees Explosive Growth

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Just a year ago, Leland Lim and Allan Bedwick launched Guard Capital with $49.4 million in assets under management. Now the Hong Kong-based fund is on the verge of eclipsing $1 billion in AUM. A recent […]

Chinese Hedge Fund Sees Rally in Second Half

New York (HedgeCo.net) – All of the attention on the Chinese stock market as well as its currency and economy has some investors shying away from investing in the country. That isn’t the case with Marco Polo Pure Asset Management. […]

HedgeCoVest Managers and External Managers Bullish on Energy

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Just last week, we featured an article about the hedge fund managers on the HedgeCoVest platform and how they had become more bullish on oil and gas stocks in recent weeks. We pointed to evidence within […]

Institutional Investors Reversing Course on Gold

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest commitment of traders reports were released on Friday and they show that the sentiment toward gold and silver seem to have made a turn toward the upside. For gold, the large speculator group was […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Index Increases in July

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index was up 1.38% in July which was a nice recovery from the 2.05% loss for the month of June. The index, which was designed to represent the overall hedge […]

The Real Value of Liquid Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) In last week’s newsletter we featured a story on liquid alts and how they may not be as liquid as investors think due to the illiquid assets they may be holding. Another aspect of liquidity has to […]

Moving Averages Sending Possible Bearish Sign

New York (HedgeCo.net) Last week saw the 13-week moving average for the Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLB) crossed bearishly below its 52-week moving average. The 13-week moving average is unconventional, but it represents one quarter’s worth of data and […]

Kyle Bass Says Drugmakers Claim is Hypocritical

New York (HedgeCo.net) – After hearing criticism for one of the ways he attempts to make money in his hedge fund, J. Kyle Bass decided to strike back. Bass is the founder of Hayman Capital Management and the strategy he […]

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