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S&P Capital IQ, Kuberre Systems Launch Event Driven Alert Tool

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – S&P Capital IQ have announced the launch of a new tool for traders, market makers and portfolio managers, Event Fusion, which offers real-time alerts about relevant news and information affecting investment holdings. Recognizing investors’ growing needs […]

BarclayHedge – Most Hedge Fund Strategies Are Profitable in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds gained 1.28% in August, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is now up 4.44% in 2014. “The S&P 500 gained four percent in August, propelling the index into […]

Credit Suisse LAB Index was down 0.92% in September

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (“CSLAB”), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished down 0.92% in September. The Managed Futures strategy was the strongest performer, finishing up 4.29% […]

Hedge Fund BlackRock Reports That Insurers Are Moving Towards Private Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New research from hedge fund giant BlackRock shows that even in the wake of the CALpers exit from hedge funds, insurance firms are making a move toward private market assets to diversify against the risks that […]

Two Florida Men Charged With Looting Their Own Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Robert Buckhannon and Terry Rawstern have been arrested by the FBI for attempting to steal from the 2 Florida hedge funds they ran, NBC reports. They could each spend up to 30 years in jail if […]

Two Charged With Insider Trading On Hedge Fund’s Herbalife Strategy

  New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday charged Filip Szymik and Jordan Peixoto for insider trading when they heard hedge fund manager William Ackman and his hedge fund hedge fund, Pershing Square Management, had taken a […]

Hedge Fund People: New Edition of AIMA Journal, 3 Added To AIMA Council

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has announced the formation of a new AIMA Council, AIMA’s global board of directors. The 100th edition of the AIMA Journal has also been […]

Texas Tycoon To Pay Up To $4 Million In Fines

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Defendant Sam Wyly and the estate of his now deceased brother Charles Wyly, have been ordered to pay disgorgements that could reach $400 million, potentially bankrupting the Texas “entrepreneur.” The Wylys’ scheme defrauded the investing public […]

Regulators Take A Closer Look At Hedge Fund “Dividend Arbitrage” Strategy

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Banks that are helping hedge funds avoid taxes through a strategy known as “dividend arbitrage,” are being questioned by US regulators, the WSJ reports. The strategy can help clients cut taxes from as much as 30% […]

Barclays Capital Pays $15 Million For Compliance Failures After Acquiring Lehman’s Advisory Business

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Barclays Capital has agreed to pay a $15 million penalty and to undertake remedial measures after being charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with failing to maintain an adequate internal compliance system to ensure the […]

HedgeCoVest Demonstrates New Platform At Finovate New York

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – HedgeCo Networks has given a demonstration of HedgeCoVest, their new, real time hedge fund replication platform, at the national Finovate conference on September 23-24, 2014 in New York. HedgeCoVest featured 20 investable hedge fund portfolios at the […]

HedgeFund People: BTIG Expands With 2 New Hires

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services, is expanding its Futures and Commodities desk with the hires of Eric Silverman and Jordan Lichtenstein. Eric and Jordan […]

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