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The hedge fund managers that made it big in 2015

(CNBC)For many hedge fund managers, 2015 was a year they would rather forget, clocking up their worst annual return since 2011. And, if the first few weeks of trade this year are anything to go by, 2016 might not be […]

Greenlight Capital to take a board seat at SunEdison:

(Reuters) – SunEdison Inc will give hedge fund Greenlight Capital a board seat after a decline in the solar company’s stock price and the departure of some senior officials, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with […]

Hedge Funds Suffer First Quarterly Net Outflows in 4 Years

(Bloomberg) Investors withdrew more money from hedge funds than they added between October and December in the industry’s first quarterly net outflow in four years, according to a research report.Investors pulled a net $1.52 billion from the $2.9 trillion industry […]

SEC: Equinox Fund Management Overcharged Investors, Must Repay $6 Million

(Barron’s) Denver-based managed futures specialist Equinox Fund Management must repay investors about $6 million to settle an investigation that found it overcharged investors and deviated from its valuation methodology for derivatives, the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday.Equinox has […]

Hedge Funds Stars Join Losers’ Club For First Time

(Reuters) An elite group of hedge fund managers must have awakened on Jan. 1 with an unusual type of hangover: their first annual loss.Large funds managed by King Street Capital Management, CQS, Pine River Capital Management, Metacapital Management, DW Partners […]

Goldman Sachs Strategists See U.S. Bull Market in Last Innings

(Bloomberg) U.S. stocks are nearing the end of a long bull market, according to investment strategists at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. who cater to the bank’s wealthy individual clients. “We expect a few more innings and are cautiously optimistic,” according […]

These Three Trading Themes Dominated 2015: What’s Big In 2016?

(Benzinga) The year 2015 saw three major themes dominate: 1) Falling Commodity and Forex Prices, 2) China, Europe and Emerging Markets Slowdown and 3) Fed Rate Hike. No. 1 Falling Commodity And Forex Prices The year started with extreme volatility […]

Former LTCM Managers Start Firm to Tap China Hedge-Fund Demand

(Bloomberg) Former Long-Term Capital Management executives have started a firm that will connect Chinese investors with international hedge funds, as turmoil in the world’s second-largest equities market spurs demand for overseas assets. John Meriwether is an early financial backer of […]

These hedge funders are the few who are killing it

(CNBC) For the average hedge fund, 2015 was nothing to brag about, and even may have proved humiliating. But a handful of portfolio managers outperformed their peers by a big margin, largely thanks to smart stock picking and shorting in […]

Time For Worried Investors To Start Betting On Hedge Funds?

(CNBC) Money spent on the high fees that come with investing in hedge funds might seem to have been a waste over the last six years, considering the performance of traditional assets. But with the bull market in stocks now […]

KYLE BASS: There’s a ‘massive opportunity’ in energy

(Business Insider) Texan hedge fund manager J. Kyle Bass, founder of the $1.6 billion Dallas-based Hayman Capital, says there’s a “massive opportunity in energy.”Like many investors last year, Bass had been predicting a rebound in oil prices in 2015. That […]

This Hedge Fund Manager’s Worst Ideas For 2016 May Surprise You

(Seeking Alpha) In a new piece for Seeking Alpha, hedge fund manager Chris DeMuth, Jr. wrote a tongue-in-cheek piece spelling out some popular trading ideas for 2016 that he believes are among the worst trades to make. Here’s a look […]

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