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Hedge Fund Gains on Distressed Debt Decline to Seven-Month Low

Bloomberg – The performance of global hedge funds investing in distressed debt dropped to its weakest level in seven months in March as Treasury yields increased and emerging-market concerns mounted, according to Eurekahedge Pte. Returns slid to 0.62 percent last […]

Here’s How Hedge Funds Drove The Brutal NASDAQ Selloff

Business insider – Volatility has returned to the markets, and growth stocks in information technology and health care have led the way down. The chart above, from Deutsche Bank strategist Keith Parker, shows the extent to which fund positioning has […]

Hedge fund manager ‘in £42,550 train fare dodge’

BBC – A city executive is believed to have dodged paying £42,550 in train fares by exploiting a loophole which meant he only paid a third of the journey cost. The hedge fund manager from Stonegate, in East Sussex, who […]

Days of Market Calm Seen Ending in Hedge Fund VIX Bets

Bloomberg – Hedge funds are saying goodbye to the calm that blanketed U.S. stocks for the past two years. Large speculators have reduced bets on lower volatility and were net short about 1,000 contracts on VIX (VIX) futures last month, the fewest since 2011, […]

Finding wisdom in a warning from bearish hedge fund manager

Dallas News – I’m generally bullish on the U.S. stock market if for no other reason than it’s about the only game in town. I mean banks pay depositors next to nothing, and who wants to invest in the economic […]

What A Hedge Fund Failure Looks Like

Investing.com – The Twittersphere couldn’t get enough of the news last week that hedge fund legend Paul Tudor Jones was shutting down one of his eponymous funds, the Tudor Tensor Fund (try saying Tudor Tensor 10 times fast). And critics […]

S&P 500 Posts Worst Week Since 2012 as Hedge-Fund Favorites Sink

Bloomberg – The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index capped their worst week since 2012, with stocks most beloved by hedge funds plunging amid concern valuations have climbed too high as earnings season starts. Allegion Plc (ALLE:US), […]

Oldest and biggest hedge funds have the most assets

Opalesque – In the week ending 11 April, 2014, the oldest and biggest hedge funds have the most assets according to the latest data from eVestment; Capstone Investment Advisors’ Paul Britton predicted that his current $2.5bn assets will grow to $10bn within five years; […]

Hedge funds target laundered funds in Nevada by close associate of the Kirchner family

MercoPress –  The ATFA includes within its members NML Capital and Elliott Management, part of the so-called ‘vulture funds’. These hold-out investors demand full payment on Argentine titles through the US court system, a move strongly resisted by the Argentine […]

Qatar Investment Executive Said to Start Hedge Fund

NYT – A top investment executive at Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is leaving to start a hedge fund, people briefed on the development said. Kamel Maamria has served as head of the global investment portfolio at Qatar Holding, a branch […]

Indicted Larkspur hedge fund manager hid computer in ceiling of lawyer’s office

Contra Costa Times - An indicted Larkspur hedge fund manager was returned to jail after authorities discovered he was continuing to execute trades using a tablet computer that he had hidden in the ceiling of his attorney’s office in San Francisco. […]

Institutions now largest hedge fund investors – study

Reuters – Pension funds and other institutions have become the largest investors in hedge funds over the past decade as they seek protection from any re-run of the financial crisis. They have replaced funds of funds and high-net-worth individuals as […]

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