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Buffett Hits Hedge Funds While They’re Down, Faulting High Fees

(Bloomberg) Warren Buffett’s biggest investment tip: Be wary of fees. At the annual meeting of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the billionaire warned about the enduring risk of derivatives, defended stocks in his portfolio and signaled that some of the company’s […]

Puerto Rico says it will default

(Business Insider) Puerto Rico is going to default. In a television address made Sunday, Puerto Rican Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island’s Government Development Bank would not make a $422 million payment due to its creditors by the end […]

Dollar May Drop To 103 Yen Before Bouncing Back

(Bloomberg) The dollar’s tumble against the yen is driving it down so fast as to make it ripe for a sudden pullback, according to Tatsuhiro Iwashige, the chief foreign-exchange strategist of the investment solutions group at Tokyo-based hedge fund GCI […]

Oil rally is not just about hedge funds

(Reuters) Oil prices are becoming dangerously overheated as speculators anticipate a rebalancing of supply and demand that has barely started, according to many oil analysts. “Even as oil rallies, analysts have barely nudged up their price forecasts as they worry […]

The Undercover Hedge Fund Managers Who DON’T Feature On Rich Lists

(eFinancial) Do you want to work for a hedge fund and haul in millions every year, if not billions over the course of your career? Good luck – most people earn ‘only’ $100-300k who work in the industry. But then […]

How to Unleash a Dragon

(Daily Alts) Over the last 12 to 18 months our strategy had shifted to one of capital preservation versus capital growth. We had perceived mounting macro headwinds that, in our estimation, shifted probabilities towards a pending equity bear market as […]

What is gold telling us?

(Harvest) We have studied gold and its movements our entire business career. We recognize that some market participants may see gold solely in terms of a safe haven. We certainly can sympathize with that view. But, our experience and analysis […]

Hedge Funds To Learn Terms Of Icelandic Exit Within Two Weeks

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds holding $2.3 billion in Icelandic kronur bonds will in the next two weeks learn the cost of exiting those assets after more than seven years of capital controls.The government is preparing for an auction to exchange krona-denominated […]

Oil Bulls Bet The Waning U.S. Shale Boom Will Curb Global Glut

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds are rooting for a quick collapse of the U.S. shale boom.Money managers turned the most bullish since May as West Texas Intermediate crude climbed to a five-month high on optimism that falling U.S. production and rising fuel […]

Fund Managers & Advertising

(Harvest) For fund managers working in a digital age, advertising is changing drastically. Print advertising or word-of-mouth is simply not going to be effective in maintaining client relationships in today’s online world. Effective advertisements can attract clients, as well as […]

We just saw ‘one of the most catastrophic periods’ for hedge funds in decades

(Business Insider) It’s been a rough several months for hedge fund investors. Third Point’s Dan Loeb thinks this period has been the toughest since Third Point opened up shop in December 1996. At the top of his latest letter to […]

Positive Returns and Negative Flows for Hedge Funds in March

(Daily Alts) Positive Returns and Negative Flows for Hedge Funds in MarchMarch 2016 was the best month for hedge funds in two years, with overall industry performance coming in at +2.29% for the month, according to eVestment. Nevertheless, investors withdrew […]

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