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A Better Measure: Using Active Share and Tracking Error Together

(Daily Alts) There are two things investment managers need to have in order to consistently generate alpha: The first is skill, and the second is active exposures. And while the former is harder to come by than the latter, it’s […]

A Hedge Fund Strategy That Seems To Have Fizzled

(Financial Times)The hedge fund strategy that has attracted the most money this year is on course to cause some of the biggest losses for investors, in the latest example of the dangers of going with the crowd. Institutions and individuals […]

Odey Leads Hedge Funds Betting Against Anglo American Shares

(Bloomberg) Glencore Plc isn’t the only mining company attracting attention from short-sellers during the commodities rout. A trio of hedge funds led by Odey Asset Management are betting rival Anglo American Plc’s shares will fall. London-based Odey holds the biggest […]

Hedge Funds No Longer Sure Oil Prices Will Fall Further

(Reuters) – Hedge funds continued to pare short positions in U.S. crude oil last week even as the previous short-covering rally ran out of steam.The unusual concentration of hedge fund short positions built up between June and August has been […]

Risky Strategy Sinks Small Hedge Fund

(New York Times) It was an upstart hedge fund that pitched large returns in periods of market turbulence by relying on a complex and controversial trading strategy. At the height of the 2008 financial crisis, investors would have had a […]

SEC Commissioner Calls For Shining Light On ‘Dark Pools’

(Reuters) More transparency is needed in the U.S. stock market to help restore investor confidence and bring greater clarity as to how the market functions, a top member of the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Wednesday.While markets have become […]

Hedge fund moguls Einhorn, Loeb, Rosenstein lose money in September

(Reuters) Billionaire stock pickers David Einhorn, Daniel Loeb and Barry Rosenstein on Wednesday told their wealthy investors they lost money in September as market turmoil inflicted more pain on some of America’s most prominent hedge funds. The three men were […]

Aurora Investment Management L.L.C. Announces Strategic Relationship With Copernicus Capital Management, LLC

(BUSINESS WIRE)–Copernicus Capital Management, LLC (“Copernicus”), a healthcare-focused long/short equity fund manager headquartered in San Francisco, and Aurora Investment Management L.L.C. (“Aurora”), a Chicago-based alternative investment manager, have entered into a strategic relationship whereby Aurora has provided early stage capital […]

New Fund-of-Funds ETF Tries to Track the Best of the Best

(ETFtrends.com) Expanding on the success of its hedge fund replication strategies, Index IQ has come out with a new exchange traded fund that tries to track the best global tactical asset allocation mutual funds. According to a press release, the […]

House Urged to Investigate Hedge Fund Role in Puerto Rico Crisis

(Bloomberg) The top Democrat on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee is pushing for a congressional hearing into the role of hedge funds in Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Making the request Wednesday, Representative Raul Grijalva of Arizona pointed to a […]

Roxbury Raises $47 Million For Launch

(Wall Street Journal) London-based hedge fund Roxbury Asset Management, headed by alumni from high profile funds The Children’s Investment Fund and ECM, has raised $47 million for its launch in a tricky environment for start-ups. Based on London’s Savile Row, […]

Charles Arlinghaus: Populism and the hatred of hedge funds

(Union Leader.com) Politicians are tempted by the siren song of populism, which sacrifices sensible policy for applause lines. They should be careful of the unintended consequences of their eagerness to attack evil hedge fund managers.For about a decade, some politicians […]

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