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Benevolent Side of Hedge Funds on Display

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund managers may have the reputation of being greedy, but they can also be very generous. Tuesday night was the annual Robin Hood Foundation’s benefit in New York. The Robin Hood Foundation was founded by […]

Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association Launches Cayman Islands Chapter

AMHERST, MASS. (May 14, 2015) – The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, a global leader in alternative investment education, is announcing the launch of its newest Chapter: CAIA Cayman Islands. CAIA’s 22nd global chapter, CAIA Cayman Islands will support […]

CNBC skipped the biggest hedge fund conference of the year, and Wall Street barely noticed

Wall Street barely noticed that CNBC didn’t cover SALT, the biggest hedge fund conference of the year held in Las Vegas last week. “Don’t know if CNBC really made a difference,” said one hedge fund executive. “Right now it’s all […]

Hedge fund manager Andurand sees drop in Brent crude by year-end

Reuters – Oil-focused hedge fund manager Pierre Andurand said on Thursday that he expected benchmark Brent crude to drop to about $50 a barrel by year-end due to higher production and market volatility. “I don’t think the market is ready […]

An eye-popping figure about hedge fund managers

CBS – One group of workers charges hefty fees for managing the assets of wealthy patrons. The other group educates almost 4 million U.S. kindergarten students annually in reading, writing and arithmetic. Which group provides more value to America? While […]

HedgeCoVest Mid-Quarter Report Card

New York (HedgeCo.NET) This coming Friday will mark the middle of the second quarter and the performances of some sectors have changed dramatically compared to the first quarter. At HedgeCo Vest during the first quarter, the healthcare sector (especially the […]

Despite Whipsaw Market, Models Continue to Outperform

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Stocks had a strange week last week with big down days on Tuesday and Wednesday, but then the losses were erased on Thursday and Friday. Part of the reason for the whipsaw move was due to […]

Manager profile and insights: Trent May, Deer Creek Capital Partners

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Deer Creek Capital Partners (“DCCP”) was founded in October 2002 and is a Colorado Registered Investment Advisor. DCCP is the investment manager for Deer Creek Long / Short Model.  Recently we were able to speak with […]

Active vs. Passive vs. Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the prominence of low-cost mutual funds and ETFs has grown over the last 30 to 40 years, so has the debate over whether passive management is better than active management heated up. Study after study […]

New York hedge fund buys RadioShack name, data for $26.2M

Biz Journals – New York hedge fund Standard General LP has been declared the winner in an auction for RadioShack’s name and other intellectual property. Standard General agreed to pay $26.2 million for the Fort Worth retailer’s trademark and customer […]

Hedge-Fund Manager’s Credibility Questioned in Russian Laundering Case

WSJ – Hedge-fund manager William Browder has long portrayed himself as a crusading financier seeking justice for the death of his associate Sergei Magnitsky, who was allegedly beaten to death in a Russian prison in 2009 after exposing a tax […]

Billionaire Paulson Said to Score Hedge Fund Wins in April

Bloomberg – Billionaire John Paulson’s hedge funds gained in April after successful wagers on energy, mergers and Greek banks. Paulson & Co.’s merger strategy, which comprises more than half of the firm’s $19.5 billion in assets, profited on potential takeovers […]

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