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Gaining The Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Investor Leadership Summit

(Hedgeweek) Agecroft Partners announced that Help for Children will be the primary beneficiary of Gaining the Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Investor Leadership Summit, taking place on December 7th in New York City. Help for Children is a global foundation […]

Asia-Based Hedge Funds Hedge Funds See Less Launch Activity in Q3

(Valuewalk.com) Preqin’s quarterly update on the hedge fund industry tracks 118 hedge funds launched globally through Q3 2016. Among these, North America-based fund managers accounted for 76% of new launches, a 12-month high, while both Europe- and Asia-Pacific-based managers accounted […]

Regulators Taking Another Look at Costs of Wall Street Safety Rule

(Reuters) Just as memories of the financial crisis are fading and tough new banking regulations are beginning to bite, some current and former regulators wonder whether one of the rules is too much of a burden for markets and taxpayers.At […]

Hedge Funds Abandoning Market at Record Pace

(Mining.com) On Monday gold continued to trade sideways with December futures trading on the Comex market in New York exchanging hands at $1,265.90 an ounce in European trade, down $1.80 from Friday’s close.Gold has been on the defensive since the […]

HFR: Industry Assets Hit Record Despite $28B In Hedge Fund Redemptions

(FinAlternatives) Hedge fund industry assets hit a new record in the third quarter, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research, but they did so entirely on the strength of performance gains as redemptions totaled the largest quarterly outflow since […]

Hedge Fund Managers Expect ‘Massive’ 34% Pay Cut

(Bloomberg) Portfolio managers at hedge funds, facing an exodus of investors frustrated with high fees, are about to feel the pain from an estimated 34 percent reduction in their compensation. While fund managers may take the biggest pay cut in […]

Wells Fargo Under Criminal Investigation Over Fake Accounts

(New York Post) California’s attorney general is conducting a criminal investigation into whether employees at San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank committed false impersonation and identity theft in the sales practices scandal that rocked the bank and cost its CEO his […]

Hedge Fund Industry Capital Rose In Third Quarter

(Hedgeweek) HFR reports that total hedge fund industry capital rose to a record level in 3Q16, as performance gains offset continued asset outflows which were concentrated in many of the industry’s largest and most well-established managers. Hedge fund assets rose […]

Hedge Fund Managers Struggle to Master Their Miserable New World

(Bloomberg) Howard Fischer, wearing a white shirt and khakis, leans back into a window seat at a juice bar in Greenwich, Connecticut, sips a cold-brewed Mexican mocha and shares his angst. “It’s miserable, miserable,” the 57-year-old manager of $1.1 billion […]

60% of financial professionals on Harvest Say Clinton will be better for the U.S. economy

(Harvest) With the presidential election less than a month away, 60% of financial professionals believe Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be better for the U.S. economy than Republican candidate Donald Trump. Those polled on Hvst.com voted for Clinton after […]

Goldman’s Blankfein: More Confident, ‘Market Has Improved’ Despite Low Growth

(CNBC) Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said that the market has generally improved despite a low growth environment… To read this article:

Some Funds Post Mega-Gains, Brighten Industry Gloom

(Reuters) Hedge funds have suffered a steady drumbeat of bad news this year: poor performance, withdrawals, prominent closures, bribery and insider trading charges, and accusations from a state regulator that the whole sector is a “rip-off.”Yet amid the gloom there […]

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