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Here’s What the Biggest Hedge Funds Have Been Buying and Selling

(Yahoo) Hedge funds of a certain minimum size are required to disclose their long stock holdings in filings to the SEC known as 13-Fs. Of course, the filings only provide a partial picture since they do not show short positions […]

Buffett Adds to Apple Stake, Bails Further on IBM

(CNBC) Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought more Apple shares before their latest jump to all-time highs. Berkshire also cut its stake in IBM by 32 percent, or 17.06 million shares, in the third quarter. To read this article:

CTAs and Macros Shine in October as Hedge Funds Continue Winning Streak

(Opalesque) Hedge funds gained 1.32%1 during month of October. Meanwhile underlying markets, as represented by the MSCI AC Word Index (Local), gained 2.56% over the same period. Roughly 77% of the underlying constituent hedge funds for the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund […]

Adams Street Partners Names James Walker COO

(Opalesque) Adams Street Partners, a private markets investment management firm with over $30 billion of assets under management, announced today that James Walker is joining the firm as a Partner and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Walker will report to Jeff […]

The 20 Percent Club: Hedge Fund Stars Of An Industry Rebound

(CNBC) An elite club of managers rode bull markets and increased dispersion between securities to score profits of at least 20 percent through the end of October, a dramatic improvement from last year for investors such as Larry Robbins, Philippe […]

Credit Suisse Fined For Being Too Good At Front-Running

(Dealbreaker) Back in the old days, an ethically challenged trading desk might find it profitable to step in just prior to large client orders, coordinate a plan of attack over phone, and then swarm in….But in the 21st century, that […]

Hedge Fund Fees Are Only Half The Problem

(All About Alpha) Historically, successful managers have claimed credit for the favorable risk/return profiles of their funds, touting skilled security selection and portfolio management as a competitive edge. But the advent of investible benchmarks for a number of hedge fund […]

Hedge Funds Up 1.22 Per Cent In October

(Hedgeweek) Hedge funds returned an average of 1.22 per cent in October and are up 7.18 per cent YTD in 2017, according to eVestments….Eighty per cent of the industry is positive in 2017, with average gains from those funds in […]

October Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.96% (+8.31% YTD)

(Opalesque) Hedge Funds extended their winning streak to 12 months with a 0.96% gain in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The index is up 8.31% for the year and has gained 10.40% since the […]

Jailed Hedge-Fund Founder Admits He Didn’t Reveal All to Prosecutors

(Bloomberg) A jailed hedge-fund founder and the government’s star witness in the fraud trial of two embattled technology entrepreneurs said he kept his cooperation deal with U.S. prosecutors even after lying to them for years about the extent of his […]

It’s the New Smart Beta Craze, But BlackRock’s Not Convinced

(Bloomberg) A new smart beta trend is kicking off, but for once you won’t find BlackRock Inc. leading the pack. The world’s biggest money manager, whose iShares exchange-traded funds are the gateway drug for many into the world of smart […]

The Bitcoin Bubble Explained in 4 Charts

(Harvest) Cryptocurrencies have surely been the best-performing asset class of 2017.The crown jewel of the crypto world Bitcoin has run up over 604% year to date. But that pales in comparison to Ethereum’s 3,562% gain this year.Naturally, these sorts of […]

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