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Hedge Funds Are Dumping Facebook and Google

(Yahoo Finance) Billionaire David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management more than tripled its stake in Apple Inc. and almost doubled its holding of Facebook Inc. in the final three months of last year. Appaloosa reported shares in Apple worth $777 million as […]

Chinese Entrepreneur Starts $100 Million Hedge Fund With His Own Money

(Bloomberg) Qian Yongqiang, who made his fortune in Chinese education and tech startups, is starting a $100 million hedge fund with his own money. Singapore-based QQQ Capital Fund will start trading in April, Head of Operations Ye Yichen said in […]

Cracks Appear in Credit Funds as Investors Head for the Exit

(Bloomberg) Global bond funds saw the fifth-largest week of redemptions ever last week, amid expectations of higher interest rates, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, citing EPFR Global fund flow data. To read this article:

Top Stock-Picking Hedge Funds Love Gaming, Health Care and Media Shares

(CNBC) Among the top 10 stock pickers identified by Symmetric.io, the largest new positions were Mason Capital Management’s $65 million bet on Sinclair Broadcast, Freshford Capital Management’s $32 million stake in Acadia Healthcare and Sector Gamma’s $31 million investment in […]

BlackRock Is Using Robots to Better Predict the Future of the Economy

(The Business Insider) The $6.3 trillion investment behemoth is offering a proprietary indicator called the BlackRock Macro GPS, which is designed to swing economic forecasts forward and provide more actionable information for investors. Officially, the tool’s purpose is to “show […]

Elliott Management, a $34 billion Hedge Fund, Described Cryptocurrencies As ‘One Of The Most Brilliant Scams In History’ in a brutal takedown

(The Business Insider) Elliott Management, a $34 billion hedge fund founded by billionaire Paul Singer, has an acronym to describe the folly surrounding cryptocurrencies – WTHIT, or what the hell is this? “FOMO (fear of missing out) has solidly trumped […]

Hedge Funds Turn Short on Tech Just as Stock Rally Takes Off

(Bloomberg) A key group of investors has just missed out on the biggest tech-stock rally since 2014. Hedge funds and other large speculators turned net short on Nasdaq 100 Index futures for the first time in 21 months, according to […]

Hedge-Fund Mediocrity Is the Best Magic Trick

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds have accumulated $3 trillion, with a substantial portion of it coming from public pensions. That these funds don’t deliver outperformance is almost beside the point. What they are selling is an inflated estimate of expected returns. This […]

Hedge Funds Hook Shipping Stocks Grappling for Recovery

(Reuters) Shipping stocks may still be in the doldrums in the view of many investors, but hedge funds have bet at least $675 million on signs of renewed buoyancy in the industry. Hedge funds made initial forays into shipping stocks […]

JP Morgan Loses Convertibles Fund Manager Antony Vallee

(Citywire) JP Morgan Asset Management has lost a second manager in two days, announcing the departure of Antony Vallee….Vallee, who ran the JP Morgan Global Convertibles Income Fund, left the company to pursue other opportunities. To read this article:

Keeping Long-Term Perspective During Short-Term Market Events

(Harvest) This is not a new phenomenon. Just five years ago, at the end of 2012, investors warily eyed the S&P 500 as it finished the year up 16%. This was its third year of double-digit returns since the Global […]

$1,700? Even Bitcoin’s Bear Case Is Bullish

(Harvest) Ending a near cataclysmic slide from roughly $1,250 in November 2013 to $175 in January 2015, bitcoin’s price stabilized around its 200-week moving average for the next nine months, as shown by the green line below. At that time, […]

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