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Appaloosa’s David Tepper Making Noise

New York (HedgeCo.net) – David Tepper, founder and President of Appaloosa Management, was all over the news on Thursday. There were articles from Business Insider, CNBC, Reuters and two from Market Watch. So what was all the news? Interestingly enough, […]

Lack of Correlation By Hedge Funds Apparent Over Long Run

New York (HedgeCo.Net) A HedgeCoVest follower on Twitter recently asked, facetiously we think, “what have hedge funds done over the last five years?” After research, we can tell you that from January 1, 2010 through the end of July, the […]

Apparently Bigger Isn’t Always Better

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A new study has been released that suggests that when it comes to investing in hedge funds, bigger isn’t always better. The study was conducted by researchers at City University in London and the findings showed […]

Hedge Fund Assets Over $3.2 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest report from Preqin shows that the assets under management for the hedge fund industry now exceed $3.2 trillion. Despite some concerns about hedge fund returns in recent years, the asset growth has come from […]

Bridgewater Fund Loses 6.9% in August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – We often hear it said that when a company is getting ready to release its most recent earnings report that they are “stepping into the earnings confessional”. Over the last week, many hedge fund managers of […]

Hedge Fund’s Treasury Purchases Catch The Eye Of Officials

New York (HedgeCo.net) – It usually isn’t a good idea to bring attention to yourself, but that especially holds true when the attention you have garnered is from none other than the United States Treasury. Element Capital Management, a New […]

Institutional Investors Reversing Course on Gold

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest commitment of traders reports were released last week 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 […]

Liquid Alts Perform As Advertised in Volatile Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While the market has been climbing for the last six years, the popularity of liquid alternatives has grown tremendously. After the last bear market in 2007-2009, investors were looking for investments that could withstand volatile or […]

Recent Rally In Oil Spurred By Hedge Fund Short Covering

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Oil has rallied 13.6% in the last two weeks after falling below the $40 per barrel price for a few days. Interestingly, the price of West Texas Intermediate Crude has not close a month below $40 […]

Julian Robertson’s Proteges Still Up YTD Despite August Losses

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the returns for August continue to roll in from various hedge funds, there have only been a handful that actually gained ground in August, but some funds are still reporting substantial year to date gains […]

Several Former SAC Managers Performed Well in August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Over the last couple of days, several well-known hedge fund managers have released their performance numbers and have shown sizable losses for the month of August. Even as the S&P lost 6.26% on the month, some […]

Chinese Probes Shaking Confidence Of Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the Shanghai Composite Index continues its volatile ways with a definite downward skew, Chinese authorities have stepped up their investigations as to what is causing the chaotic swings. According to a recent report from Reuters, […]

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