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The World’s Largest Hedge Fund Is Down for the Year in a Key Fund

(CNBC) Bridgewater Associates’ Pure Alpha II Fund, a macro strategy within the world’s largest hedge fund, declined 2.5 percent during the first half of this year, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The fund’s decline compares with […]

Less Not More Is Key to Efficient FX Markets, Deutsche Bank Finds

(Reuters) Conventional wisdom has it that as more participants join a market, it leads to better price discovery and therefore greater efficiency. Not so, according to a study of the world’s foreign exchange markets by Roel Oomen, global co-head of […]

Wealthy Investors Are Leaving Hedge Funds for Real Estate

(Bloomberg) Wealthy investors boosted bets on real estate and left hedge funds and equities as concern over high valuations and geopolitical risk push them back to basics. They had 33 percent of their portfolios on average in real estate at […]

New Stock Exchange Trying to Thwart High-Speed Traders and Offer Better Prices is Apparently Working

(CNBC) IEX, or The Investors Exchange, is offering the best “effective spread” for most S&P 500 stocks since its launch last year, according to new figures from Yale. IEX’s battle against high-speed traders was chronicled in Michael Lewis’ “Flash Boys.” […]

Using Hedge Pricing as a Weapon – The Firms With Scale Will Squeeze Smaller Firms

(Harvest) The idea that hedge funds are getting 2/20 for management fees is becoming a myth. Dynamic pricing is being used more aggressively by hedge funds with a wide range of management and incentive fee options. For example, in the […]

Stop Chasing Spectacular Returns. Go for Consistency

(Harvest) There are two big concerns when it comes to the general outlook for financial markets. One is the high valuation of equities, and the other is the direction of interest rates. Following the U.S. presidential election, there was a […]

The Mega-Money Manager Killing His Automated Competition

(Bloomberg) Pimco chief investment officer Dan Ivascyn is leading the firm with a combination of bold risk-taking and cool-headed caution….. To read this article:

A&P Emerging Managers Index Down -0.29% in June; +5.07% In First Half

(FINalternatives) Emerging hedge funds posted a mixed but steady month in June, according to new data from Advisors & Partners, ending five consecutive months of positive performance. To read this article:

Ares Management Prices Third CLO Of 2017 At $1.1B

(FINalternatives) The credit division of global asset manager Ares Management has priced its latest collateralized loan obligation at $1.1 billion, the second largest CLO in the firm’s history. To read this article:

Sears Inks $200m Credit Line From CEO Eddie Lampert’s Hedge Fund, Shares Jump 9%

(CNBC) Sears Holdings has landed a fresh line of credit, valued at $200 million, from its CEO Eddie Lampert’s hedge fund, the retailer said Monday. Sears’ stock climbed about 9 percent higher Monday morning following this news. To read this […]

Why the Massive Rise of ETFs May Be Just Getting Started

(CNBC) BlackRock CEO Larry Fink believes growth of the funds could be in its early stages, even with assets just passing $3 trillion. The iShares family saw a record net inflow of $73.8 billion in the second quarter, pushing total […]

Hedge Funds Buy Grains at Record Pace, as Weather Woes Threaten Crops

(Agrimoney) Expectations grew of a pullback in grain prices after data showed hedge funds having already been “much, much more active” in buying than had been expected, provoking doubts over appetite for further purchases. Managed money, a proxy for speculators, […]

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