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Bets on Argentinian Debt Paying Off Post-Election

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Argentina has been the source of speculation for years for distressed debt hedge funds and there has been animosity between investors and the government. Even though the country has only gone through one round of its […]

Two Main Funds Managed by Bridgewater Up in October

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund management firm Bridgewater released performance results for its two main funds yesterday and both funds moved higher on the month. The All Weather Fund, which uses the recently criticized risk parity strategy, gained 4.1 […]

Avenue Capital Closing Original Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Avenue Capital Group is one of the preeminent investment firms in the distressed investing space and in a sad, symbolic gesture, the firm announced that it will be closing its original hedge fund, Avenue Investments. The […]

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to be “2 and 20” which stood for a 2% management fee and a 20% performance fee, but those standards might be a little outdated at this […]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 […]

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