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Hedge Funds Can’t Keep Up With China’s Surging Stock Market

(Bloomberg) It was a good year for hedge funds betting on rising and falling stocks in Greater China. Just not good enough to beat a spectacular market rally. Long-short equity hedge funds investing in the region returned an average 30 […]

Hedge Funds: Rise of the Machines

(Bloomberg) The future of hedge funds is starting to look like there will be fewer managers. That doesn’t mean there will be fewer funds.Traditional long-short hedge funds and their managers have recently felt like an endangered species, with many giving […]

This Hedge Fund Is Preparing for Swedish Real Estate Turmoil

(Bloomberg) The potential for a housing crash in Sweden has Peak Asset Management surveying for opportunities. In particular there could be “developers that have come under pressure since housing prices have started to fall,” Per Djerf, co-founder and chief investment […]

Steve Cohen’s New Hedge Fund Could Have a Lockup of Up to Three Years

(Bloomberg) With just three weeks until regulators permit billionaire Steve Cohen to resume taking investor money, his new hedge fund plans are making some potential clients wary. The terms being discussed for Cohen’s new fund — which he could launch […]

Wall Street Analysts Love These Stocks This Holiday Season

(CNBC) Wall Street’s top analysts are narrowing their top stocks for the holiday season, and names include Amazon and Costco, according to TipRanks. Analysts are ranked on the average return of their buy-sell recommendations and the success rate of those […]

A Partner Has Left Tourbillon Capital, A Struggling New York Hedge Fund

(The Business Insider) Kartik Joshi, a partner at New York-based Tourbillon Capital, has left the fund, people with knowledge of the matter said. Joshi was Tourbillon’s sector head for technology, media and telecommunications investments. The people asked not to be […]

Famed Short-Seller Jim Chanos Says Tesla Headed for ‘Brick Wall’

(Bloomberg) “Every bull market has its poster children,” the president and founder of hedge fund Kynikos Associates Ltd said at an event in Detroit. “Tesla is one of the bad ones.” To read this article:

China-Focused Hedge Funds on Track to be Big Winners in 2017

(Evestment) Hedge funds marked their 13th consecutive month of positive returns in November with +0.47% average returns for the month, bringing year-to-date (YDT) returns for the industry to +7.70%, according to the just-released November 2017 eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report. […]

When Data Runs the Show

(Harvest) The Internet of Things (IoT) is happening now. In our lifetime this network of everyday devices and appliances equipped with computer chips and sensors will proliferate. By collecting and transmitting data through the internet, IoT is generating data that […]

Hedge funds on track to post 12 consecutive months of gains in an annual year for the first time on record since 1999

(Opalesque) Hedge funds were up 0.24%1 during the month of November, with 2017 year-to-date returns coming in at 7.19%. Meanwhile, underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local), gained 1.16% in November with its 2017 year-to-date returns […]

CTA performance continues to improve in November

(Opalesque) Following the improvement in performance in October, the CTA Index continued its positive run as it was up +0.30% in November, increasing gains for the year to 1.77%.Trend followers also made further gains, as the SG Trend Index posted […]

South African equity hedge funds in double-digit returns through November

(Opalesque) South African equity-centric hedge funds post double-digit returns in the first 11 months of this year, with Peregrine’s Total Equity Hedge Funds up 10.77% year-to-date despite a flight fall of -0.98% during November after their good performance in October. […]

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