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Millennials Getting Interested In Alternatives

(Opalesque) A new survey of investor preferences from AMG Funds, U.S. retail distribution arm of global asset management company, Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. suggests that affluent millennials are interested in investing in alternatives but struggle to find enough information on […]

A Who’s Who Of Hedge Financiers Is Expected At Trump’s New York Fund-Raiser

(New York Times) Donald J. Trump is holding a fund-raiser in New York City next week to be hosted by a who’s who of the financial world, including John A. Paulson, whose hedge fund made billions betting on the collapse […]

Visium To Shut Four Remaining Hedge Funds As Manager Charged

(Bloomberg) Jacob Gottlieb’s Visium Asset Management, the once high-flying hedge fund firm that at its peak managed $8 billion, is shutting down four of its remaining hedge funds after one of its star managers was arrested and accused of insider […]

Hot ETF Options To Track Popular Hedge Fund Positions

(Nasdaq) The S&P 500 utilities sector rose 15% in the first quarter, as investors sought out the relative safety of these dividend-paying domestically focused companies amid elevated global market volatility. Meanwhile, demand for in gold ETFs was quite strong in […]

Barclay Hedge Fund Index Books Third Straight Positive Month in May, Up 0.78%

(FinAlternatives) Indices compiled by hedge fund data provider BarclayHedge are the latest measures to confirm the strong showing put in by most hedge funds last month. To read this article:

Managed Futures Funds: The Best and Worst of May

(Daily Alts) Managed Futures Funds The Best and Worst of MayManaged futures mutual funds and ETFs posted another month of losses in May, falling by an average of 0.87% on the heels of April’s 1.83% losses. May’s losses compare to […]

HFR: Hedge Fund Liquidations Lessen in Q1/16 But Still Out number Launches

(FinAlternatives) Hedge fund closed at a slightly lower pace in the first quarter after accelerating sharply at the end of 2015, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research, although more funds are still closing than are launching. To read […]

Visium Future in Limbo as Hedge Fund’s Star Manager Charged

(Bloomberg) Sanjay Valvani helped Jacob Gottlieb build his Visium Asset Management into a hedge fund that at its peak managed $8 billion. Now he has put its future in doubt. Valvani, 44, was accused on Wednesday of insider trading and […]

U.S. Judge Gives Caesars Temporary Reprieve From Lawsuits

(Reuters) A U.S. judge on Wednesday temporarily halted lawsuits seeking $11.4 billion in damages from Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR.O) on Wednesday, urging the parties in the bankruptcy of its operating unit to settle before an injunction expires in August. The […]

European Hedge Funds Say A Brexit Is Not Happening

(CNBC) While the rest of the world wonders whether the U.K. will vote to leave the European Union, one group is confident it will not. Europe-based hedge funders overwhelmingly indicated in a recent survey that they believe a Brexit won’t […]

The Hedge Fund Unit At UBS Has Gone On A Hiring Spree

(The Business Insider) Swiss bank UBS Group is expanding an internal hedge fund under new chief investment officer Kevin Russell. UBS O’Connor, the $5.6 billion multi-strategy fund unit of UBS Asset Management, has hired 7 portfolio managers for new roles […]

China Bear Warns Against Too Much Pessimism

(Bloomberg) Forget about the “precarious” state of China’s banking system seen by hedge fund manager Kyle Bass. And the George Soros notion that China resembles the U.S. before its 2008 subprime crisis. Long-time China bear Jim Walker says the biggest […]

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