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Highlights From July Eurekahedge Report

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest monthly report from Eurekahedge was released on Tuesday and there were several items of note in the report.The most notable statistic in the report was that hedge fund assets have continued to grow in […]

Why Is Greece So Important To The World Economy?

New York (HedgeCo.net) While hedge funds and institutional investors alike are mainly concerned with the sovereign debt and stock market in Greece, there could be a bigger concern in the long run and that is the geopolitical environment. During the […]

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Down Slightly In Q2

New York (HedgeCo.net) The second quarter was a tough one for investors as the overall market dropped sharply in the last week of the quarter to take the Dow and the S&P into negative territory for the quarter and erased […]

Biotech Continues To Be Hot

New York (HedgeCo.net) The HedgeCoVest Biotechnology Long-Only Model was the top performing model last week with a gain of 5.13%. This model has been the top performing composite model since early February and last week’s numbers only helped reinforce that […]

Hedge Fund Assets Continued To Grow In First Half

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest monthly report from Eurekahedge was released on Tuesday and there were several items of note in the report. The most notable statistic in the report was that hedge fund assets have continued to grow […]

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 […]

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