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Pantera Says Crypto Hedge Fund Underperformed Bitcoin Last Month

(Bloomberg) The digital-currency market has had a tumultuous year, and crypto hedge funds are feeling the pain. Pantera Capital’s Digital Asset Fund, which includes a number of virtual currencies, dropped 26 percent in May, Chief Executive Officer Dan Morehead said […]

Pershing Square Analyst Brian Welch To Leave Company

(Reuters) Willliam Ackman’s hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP said on Tuesday that Brian Welch, who led research efforts on Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP.O), one of the firm’s recent investments, was leaving the company. In 2017, Ackman waged […]

Bold Is Beautiful: ECB and Investment Takeaways

(Harvest) President Mario Draghi took a bold stance at the European Central Bank (ECB) press conference last Thursday. Not only did Draghi announce the timeframe for ending the asset purchase program in 2018, but he also provided forward guidance on […]

CTAs outperformed last week

(Hedgeweek) Hedge funds delivered positive performances last week, with CTAs outperforming, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. To read this article:

Investors keep adding to hedge funds:

(Opalesque) In the week ending 15 June, 2018, the SS&C GlobeOp’s Capital Movement Index for June 2018 rose 0.52%, reflecting positive net flows. The exclusive “$1bn club” of investors with holdings of over $1bn in hedge funds sees 47 entrants […]

Hedge Fund Pelorus Jack Capital Is Said to Close After One Year

(Bloomberg) Pelorus Jack Capital, a long-short equity hedge fund started by an alum of John Burbank’s Passport Capital, is shutting after about a year of trading, according to people with knowledge of the matter. To read this article:

Pantera’s 19-Year-Old Whiz Kid Hired by Coinbase Founder’s Fund

(Bloomberg) In the cryptocurrency world, if you haven’t made partner before you turn 20, what are you doing with your life? Charles Noyes, an Orange County, California, native who left high school early in 2016 to attend Massachusetts Institute of […]

Regulated Crypto Custody Is (Almost) Here. It’s a Game Changer

(Bloomberg) Hedge fund manager Kyle Samani embraces his job making multimillion-dollar bets on the wild market for cryptocurrencies, but he’s long contended with a headache: Ensuring his holdings aren’t stolen. To read this article:

Hedge funds score hat trick with euro, yield curve, volatility bets

(Reuters) The euro is weakening, the U.S. yield curve is flattening, volatility is falling and last week, hedge funds were on the right side of all three moves. The euro had its biggest fall in two years last Thursday, the […]

Dromeus launches new fund to invest in Greek commercial real estate

(Reuters) – Dromeus Capital, an emerging markets hedge fund firm, plans to invest 200 million euros ($231.82 million) in Greek commercial real estate through the launch of a new fund, taking advantage of undervalued properties, executives told Reuters on Monday. […]

Hedge funds continue gently selling oil while watching OPEC and tariffs:

(Reuters) – Investors continued to reduce their overall bullish position in petroleum, but profit-taking concentrated on fuels while signs of stabilization emerged in crude. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their combined net long position in the six most […]

BIS Wants Tighter Rules For Funds Offering Credit, Fintech

(Reuters) Regulations introduced after the financial crisis a decade ago to smooth out banking booms and busts should be extended to funds that provide credit, or shadow banks, and fintech firms, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday. […]

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