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Ackman Earns $4.5 Billion for Hedge Fund Clients in 2014

Bloomberg – Bill Ackman, the hedge fund manager who wages campaigns against corporate management and boards, made more money for his clients last year than any of his rivals, according to a report. Ackman, who runs Pershing Square Capital Management […]

Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Has Big Stake in Informatica

WSJ – Activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. has taken an 8% stake in big-data company Informatica Corp. , making it the company’s biggest shareholder, as of recent Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The activist said Informatica’s shares are “significantly […]

Here’s How Some Hedge Funds Are Accidentally Showing Their Hand

Business Insider – Hedge fund managers spend their time navigating through thick piles of data and analyzing the inner workings of the companies they invest in. Understandably, they like to keep those activities on the down-low, and make every effort to […]

British Hedge Fund Manager Sees Doom And Gloom For Markets

Benzinga – British hedge fund manager Crispin Odey thinks the world is headed for a downturn that will “devastate equity markets.” The 55-year-old hedge fund manager, whom the New York Times recently described as a “semi-celebrity” in England, said central […]

As inequality soars, the nervous super rich are already planning their escapes

Guardian – With growing inequality and the civil unrest from Ferguson and the Occupy protests fresh in people’s mind, the world’s super rich are already preparing for the consequences. At a packed session in Davos, former hedge fund director Robert […]

Hedge Funds Learn Secrets Not So Safe

Bloomberg – In the hedge-fund world, there is no more closely guarded secret than what stock a firm is preparing to target. But recently, a few fund managers have discovered that their plans may not be as secret as they […]

Bill Ackman Joins Ranks Of Most Successful Hedge Fund Managers

JBD – Besides climbing to the top of the hedge fund world, activist investor Bill Ackman has become one of the most successful hedge fund managers of all time after his Pershing Square made huge profits from big bets on […]

Hedge Funds Bet Oil Will Fall Further

Bloomberg – Hedge funds boosted bearish wagers on oil to a four-year high as U.S. supplies grew the most since 2001. Money managers increased short positions in West Texas Intermediate crude to the highest level since September 2010 in the […]

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Ray Dalio’s All Weather Fund Returned 8.6% In 2014

Forbes – It wasn’t a fantastic year for the world’s largest hedge fund firm, but Bridgewater Associates’ key All Weather fund did finish in solid positive territory in 2014, returning 8.6% net of fees, according to an investment report reviewed […]

Ex-Goldman, Noble traders’ macro hedge fund avoids Swiss franc loss

Reuters – Man Group’s computer-driven hedge funds gained up to 5.7 percent through mid-January, party benefiting from the Swiss National Bank’s move to get rid of a cap on the franc that sent the Swiss currency soaring last week. Man’s […]

Most People Who Work At Hedge Funds Don’t Make As Much As You Might Think

Business Insider – Hedge funds are known for pulling in the big bucks, and with that comes compensation. Lots of it. However, according to data from the online investor network SumZero, the majority of hedge fund analysts don’t actually make more […]

Ex-Citi FX head readies $500 mln hedge fund launch in April

Reuters – Former global head of foreign exchange at Citigroup, Anil Prasad, is preparing to launch his own macro hedge fund in early April with initial start-up capital of at least $500 million, three sources familiar with the matter said. […]

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