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Deutsche Bank Prime Broker Said to Join New Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Christopher Dennis, a prime broker with Deutsche Bank AG in London, is leaving after eight years to join a hedge-fund startup, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Dennis is joining the London-based firm being established […]

Australia is essentially just a big China hedge fund

Business Insider – The Australian economy is basically the Chinese economy, and right now (and for a while going forward) that’s going to be a problem. Australia’s economy is driven by mining and exporting commodities, much of which are shipped […]

One hedge fund is jumping into the debate over the future of music

Quartz – A lot of people are trying to figure out what the future of music will look (sound?) like, and that now includes at least one heavy hitter on Wall Street. A New York-based hedge fund, P Schoenfeld Asset […]

Hedge funds get short of U.S. oil as storage fills

Reuters – Hedge funds have turned super-bearish about U.S. oil prices as concerns about running out of storage trump the drop in the number of rigs drilling new wells. Money managers had amassed a record number of short positions in […]

How the smart money is set up for a rate hike

CNBC – With the financial community abuzz over a looming interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve, the smart money is betting big on the U.S. dollar instead of Treasurys. Instead of betting on the price of, say, 10-year U.S. […]

Hedge Funds Found a New Way to Attack Drug Companies and Short Their Stock

Bloomberg – Drugmakers are getting more and more nervous that hedge funds have found a way to make money by putting their patents in jeopardy. Taking advantage of new rules created by Congress three years ago, hedge funds have increasingly […]

For Clintons, a Hedge Fund in the Family

NYT – Since marrying Chelsea Clinton five years ago, Marc Mezvinsky, a money manager, appears to have settled into his life as Bill and Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law. He has regularly appeared at charitable events, once introducing the former president at […]

U.S. hedge fund prepares challenge to Bollore’s Vivendi

Reuters – The U.S. hedge fund P Schoenfeld Asset Management is weighing a challenge to the strategy of Vincent Bollore, the powerful chairman and largest shareholder of Vivendi, at the group’s upcoming shareholder meeting, wrote the Financial Times. The fund […]

Dizzying Pre-IPO Tech Values Spurred by Rush of Hedge-Fund Money

Bloomberg – A flood of money from unconventional sources has sent valuations of late-stage technology startups, including Uber Technologies Inc. and Snapchat Inc., to levels that haven’t been seen since before the dot-com crash. Hedge funds and mutual funds that […]

Top UK hedge fund also appears to have rolled out a LinkedIn ban

EFC – There’s no shortage of career advice on how to present yourself on LinkedIn to potential employers. Endorsements, top skills and a general polished ‘personal brand’ are all key to attracting the attention of recruiters. But what if your […]

High School Jock Turned “Hedge Fund Trader”

ValueWalk – Seventeen year-old Jacob Whol goes to Football practice in the afternoon and, after establishing positions for his hedge fund in the morning, he sandwiches school work in the middle of busy day. His Twitter Inc profile gives a […]

Investment Firm Buys Stake in Activist Hedge Fund Jana Partners

NYT – The private equity unit of Neuberger Berman Group has bought a stake in the activist hedge fund Jana Partners, underscoring the growing popularity of investors who rattle the boards of corporate America. The Neuberger Berman unit, Dyal Capital […]

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