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eVestment: Investors Pause On Hedge Fund Allocations In April

(FINalternatives) Hedge fund flows were largely flat in April as investors took a break in re-engaging the sector following an encouraging first quarter, according to new data from eVestment. To read this article:

Shareholders Take Akzo Nobel to Court in Effort to Aid PPG Takeover

(Reuters) Akzo Nobel (AKZO.AS) shareholders angered by the Dutch paint maker’s rejection of a 26.3 billion euro ($29.5 billion) takeover offer from U.S. rival PPG Industries (PPG.N) on Monday took their fight to an Amsterdam court. British hedge fund Elliott […]

Massive Hedge Fund Trades Highlight Insider Buying: GE, Pentair, Tempur Sealy, Apollo Global and More

(Yahoo News) In a week that saw that saw the largest sell-off of the year and had some people thinking a true correction was ready to start, top hedge funds and executives reached into their wallets and made some major […]

Ford Set to Fire CEO Mark Fields as Shares Founder

(Reuters) Ford Motor Co is expected to announce the departure of Chief Executive Mark Fields in a broad management shake-up, a company source said – a move that reflects growing investor unease over the company’s stock market performance and outlook. […]

Major Brazil Funds Hit by Market Rout as Scandal Threatens Temer

(Reuters) Several Brazilian hedge funds suffered their worst one-day losses in at least a decade on Thursday after Brazil’s financial markets were slammed by a corruption scandal threatening to topple President Michel Temer and his reform agenda. High-risk Alaska Black […]

Third Point’s Loeb Surfs on as Hedge Fund Washout Continues

(Reuters) Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Thursday that he is still making money even as the hedge fund industry struggles. Loeb, who oversees the $16 billion hedge fund firm Third Point LLC, said there are ways to earn money […]

Anthony Scaramucci, Hedge Fund Showman, Finds Himself in Limbo

(CNBC) Mr. Scaramucci sold his stake in SkyBridge Capital, his hedge fund of funds business, early this year, leaving him without a financial institution to his name. His hoped-for job in the Trump administration did not materialize. And an effort […]

George Soros Has Added to His Losing Bets Against the Stock Market

(CNBC) Billionaire investor George Soros has upped what so far has been a losing bet on the U.S. stock market, according to recent filings. The hedge fund manager and active supporter of progressive causes added bearish options plays to his […]

Steven Cohen Makes a Comeback at Premier Hedge Fund Conference

(New York Times) The billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen may be barred from managing outside money until next year, but he has already hinted that he plans to get back into the hedge game. The most telling sign yet? Mr. […]

A Hedge Fund Manager is Supporting a Free Master’s Program in Financial Engineering

(The Business Insider) A hedge funder is supporting a free master’s degree program in a field that’s integral to Wall Street’s future. Igor Tulchinsky, the founder of WorldQuant, a New York-based quantitative hedge fund, founded WorldQuant University last year. The […]

Leon Cooperman’s Omega Settles with SEC; ‘No Restriction on my Ability to Invest’

(CNBC) Leon Cooperman’s Omega Advisors has settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for $4.9 million. The hedge fund admitted to no wrongdoing and chairman and CEO Cooperman will not be barred or suspended from the industry.”I look forward […]

The World’s Largest Hedge Fund Told Clients That US Stocks May Drop 11% if Trump Is Impeached

(The Business Insider) Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, told clients that US stocks may drop more than 10% if President Trump is impeached. In a note sent out May 18, Bridgewater’s Greg Jensen and Jason Rotenberg set out […]

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