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Stocks Expensive, But Higher Bond Yields Needed To Trigger Bear Market

(FINalternatives) World stocks are their most expensive in 17 years an equity bear market won’t be triggered until bond yields rise to much higher levels, according to a Reuters survey of global fund managers released on Tuesday. To read this […]

Goldman, Morgan Stanley Signal London Job Moves Ahead of Brexit

(Bloomberg) Senior Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley executives said they’re preparing to shift staff and operations from London to elsewhere in the European Union as Prime Minister Theresa May sets up the U.K.’s exit from the bloc. A […]

Värde Partners Raises $1.74bn for Twelfth Fund

(FINalternatives) Global alternative investment manager Värde Partners has raised $1.74 billion in committed capital for its twelfth buyout fund. The new fund, named Värde Fund XII closed with $1.74 billion of committed capital, the company said in a statement. As […]

Rumors That Hedge Fund Elliott Has Bought Hyundai Motor Stake Not True

(Reuters) Market rumours that U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp has acquired a stake in South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co are not true, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Hyundai shares rose 8.6 percent on […]

Three Quarters of Hedge Fund Managers are Ready to Reduce Fees

(Valuewalk)As hedge fund managers seek to rebuild investor confidence in the wake of a challenging 2016, they have pinpointed performance and fees as the key areas that will influence the industry in the year ahead…. To read this article

The ‘Crash Protection’ Index is Sending a Warning Flare for the Market – or Not

(CNBC) The chart of an obscure index is making its way around Wall Street. And some say that its recent surge suggests that traders are now more interested in protecting their portfolios from serious downside…. To read this article:

Forward Redemption Indicator Books Lowest March Reading Since 2012

(FINalternatives) Redemption pressures have eased for hedge funds on a year-over-year basis, according to new data from SS&C GlobeOp.The company’s widely followed SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator, a metric used to gauge investor withdrawals from hedge funds, measured 3.48% for […]

Eurekahedge Fund Index up 0.97% in February (+1.87% YTD)

(Opalesque) Opalesque Industry Update – Key highlights for February 2017: Hedge funds were up 0.97% in February with year-to-date gains coming in at 1.87%. Investor subscriptions have picked up pace since the start of 2017, with net inflows coming in […]

It’s Time to Sell Banks, Says Hedge-Fund Manager Doug Kass

(Marketwatch) Sell financial stocks. That is the advice laid out by Seabreeze Partners Management’s Doug Kass, in a blog Tuesday for Real Clear Markets. As for what’s bothering Kass, he’s got a fairly long list. To read this article:

The Fed Follows Through

(Harvest) The Federal Reserve (Fed) followed through on its recently hawkish tone Wednesday and increased the federal funds target rate by 25 basis points. This was the second such tightening in three months, but only the third since 2008. Markets, […]

Omega’s Cooperman Loses Bid to Dismiss SEC Insider Trading Case

(Reuters) A federal judge on Monday rejected billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman’s bid to dismiss the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s insider trading case against him and his firm Omega Advisors Inc. Without ruling on the merits, U.S. District […]

As Hedge fund Closures Surge A Bright Light Ahead

(Valuewalk) With hedge fund assets under management hitting an all-time high – topping $3 trillion – another industry milestone appears contradictory. Hedge funds closing their doors in 2016 was at its highest level since 2009, an HFR Market Microstructure Report […]

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