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Robo-Investing Craze Now Putting Vanguard Against Fidelity

(Bloomberg) Barraged by investment firms eager to manage their life savings, many Americans are making their choice—for nobody….So fund giants Vanguard Group and Fidelity Investments are trying to win them over—with robots. The rivals, which have a combined $5.4 trillion […]

Hedge Fund Giant Crispin Odey is About To Lose Battle For Plus 500

(Financial Insider) It looks like Playtech’s £459.6 million ($702.05 million) acquisition of troubled trading firm Plus500 is going to go ahead — despite Plus500’s biggest shareholder opposing the deal. Playtech just announced that it has bought 10.75 million shares in […]

Hedge Funds Are Beating The S & P 500; Here’s How

(CNBC) Stock-picking hedge funds are finally beating low-cost equity index funds this year thanks to bets like Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Microsoft and Yum Brands.The S&P 500 index (INDEX: .SPX) gained 1.29 percent from January through April this year, while the Absolute […]

US Hedge Fund Steps Up Campaign To Block $8-Billion Samsung Asset Shake-Up

(Reuters) U.S. hedge fund Elliott ramped up a campaign to block a proposed $8 billion merger of two Samsung Group firms on Thursday, laying out its case online a day before a court hearing on a deal seen key to […]

Chinese Distressed Debt Drawing Crowds

New York (HedgeCo.net) – It seems like anything and everything in terms of Chinese investments are hot these days. The performance of the Chinese stock market over the past year is well documented, but apparently the slow economy has created […]

Mededith Whitney Says The Hedge Fund Chapter of Her Life Is Over

(Business Insider) Meredith Whitney, the former Oppenheimer analyst who made a name for herself for some prescient calls during the financial crisis before trying her hand as a hedge fund manager, now says she’s finished managing money. “This whole experience […]

20 Stocks The Richest Hedge Fund Billionaires Are Buying and Selling

(Forbes) Do you want to invest like George Soros, David Tepper or Larry Robbins? These are the top trades–ten buys and ten sells–of the world’s richest active hedge fund stock pickers. To compile the list, we looked at the U.S. […]

Hedge Funds Trim Europe Bets Amid Greek Jitters

(Wall Street Journal) Hedge funds are among the investors that have prospered this year by hitching a ride on soaring European stock markets. But as tension between Greece and its creditors mounts, funds are preparing for short-term volatility while broadly […]

$56-Billion in Latin American Hedge Funds

(Eurekahedge) In June’s issue of The Eurekahedge Report, we take a look at the US$56.7 billion Latin American hedge fund industry along with our regular coverage of monthly returns, performance and asset flows. Among a recent survey conducted with AIMA […]

Hedge Fund Bears Dominate S&P 500

(Bloomberg) The wall of worry has gone back up and hedge funds don’t think U.S. stocks will get over it this time. They’re expressing the view in futures tracking the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, where bearish positions outnumber bullish […]

Hedge Funds 10 Most Shorted Stocks

(Benzinga.Com) In the six-year bull market that has taken the S&P 500 to new all-time highs, there has been little need for hedging or protection from a weak stock market. However, a large part of what hedge funds are meant […]

Franklin Templeton Raises $1.3 Billion in Retail-Friendly Hedge Fund

(Reuters) – A Franklin Templeton hedge fund aimed at retail investors has taken in $1.3 billion since its 2013 launch to become its fastest growing fund launch of any stripe over the last five years, company officials said. To Read […]

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