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Goldman Releases Quarterly “Most Important Stock” List

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Each quarter, after all of the 13F filings are filed and released, Goldman Sachs releases a list of the stocks that hedge funds love the most. The list looks at the number of funds that own […]

Former Ivy Endowment Manager Jacobson Enjoys Big October

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The endowment funds of Ivy League schools have long been admired for their ability to produce respectable returns regardless of market conditions and they have been celebrated for their ability to protect the downside during market […]

New Concerns Centered Around the Brazilian Economy and Stock Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – One of the foremost experts on the Brazilian economy and stock market is looking elsewhere for investment opportunities at this time because he thinks it will get worse.In a New York Times article, Brazilian hedge fund […]

Idea Behind Social Media-Driven Trading not as Effective as Hoped

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In an ever changing world of technological innovation and the incredible growth of social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, it seemed only natural that investment firms would attempt to take advantage of the technology […]

With Equity Markets in Flux, Currency Focused Fund Flourishes

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While many of the world’s top hedge funds struggling in 2015 as global equity markets have struggled to gain and keep traction, one hedge fund that focuses on currency trading is turning in a great performance. […]

HedgeCoVest Adds Six New Models, Giving RIAs Access To 40 Hedge Fund Products On One Platform.

November 27, 2015 (New York) HedgeCoVest (www.hedgecovest.com), a real time hedge fund mirroring platform, today announced the addition of another six (6) hedge fund models, creating a total of forty (40) investment options available to HedgeCoVest clients. HedgeCoVest continues to […]

Pure Alpha II Fund Up Almost 10% on the Year

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Bridgewater Associates’ Pure Alpha II fund has gained almost two percent in November and that has lifted the year to date return to 9.5 percent, this according to a report from Reuters. The fund is managed […]

Melvin Capital Turning in One of Top Performances for 2015

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While a number of well-known hedge funds have struggled throughout 2015, one fund that isn’t struggling is Melvin Capital. Through the end of October, the fund is up almost 40 percent according to a recent article […]

Hedge Fund Diversification Lowest in 30 Years

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Some of the favorite stocks of hedge funds have gone through the worst three-month stretch of performance since 2007-2008 and that terrible performance has led to highly concentrated portfolios. A recent article from MarketWatch highlighted the […]

Institutional Investors Grow Increasingly Bearish on Oil

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Even as the price of oil has stayed below $50 for four months now, hedge funds and other institutional investors have become more bearish on the commodity. In fact, the number of contracts sold short has […]

Hedge Funds Dump Shares of SunEdison

New York (HedgeCo.net) – SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE) used to be one of the darling stocks of the hedge fund industry and counted well-known fund managers like David Einhorn, Dan Loeb and Stephen Mandel as investors. With the stock falling over […]

Journal Article: “The Year of Mimicking Dangerously”

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Through our affiliate company HedgeCoVest, we have been cautioning investors about the dangers of trying to mimic hedge funds by following the 13F filings of top hedge funds. Finally, a major publication is making the same […]

Model Spotlight: Ferro Systematic Market Neutral Model

New York (HedgeCo.net) Over the last three and a half months, no model on the HedgeCoVest platform has performed as well as the Ferro Systematic Market Neutral model. From the end of July through November 20, the model has gained […]

Bets on Energy Sector Debt Take Down Achievement Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – As the casualties mount in the hedge fund industry, yet another fund has announced that is closing up shop. Achievement Asset Management announced that it will return investor money and that makes the fund closure one […]

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  • Trafigura Says It’s Winding Down Flagship Commodity Hedge Fund
    Yesterday, December 1, 2015 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) Commodities trader Trafigura Pte Ltd. said it is closing its flagship Galena Metals Fund, the latest hedge fund victim of the rout in raw materials markets from oil to copper. Commodities hedge funds are heading for their worst year […]

  • World’s Biggest Pension Fund Loses $64 Billion Amid Equity Rout
    Yesterday, December 1, 2015 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) The 135.1 trillion yen ($1.1 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund lost 5.6 percent last quarter as the value of its holdings declined by 7.9 trillion yen, according to documents released Monday in Tokyo. That’s the biggest percentage drop in […]

  • The Genesis of Multi-Factor Investing
    Yesterday, December 1, 2015 : Permalink

    (Harvest) The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) was proposed in 1964, and was the first market model that attempted to describe the process that drives equity returns. Under CAPM, the expected return of a stock is determined by a single […]

  • Louis Dreyfus Hedge Fund Edesia Said to Close Singapore Office
    Yesterday, December 1, 2015 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) The hedge fund controlled by commodity giant Louis Dreyfus Holding BV will close its Singapore office to focus on its European trading operations, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The closure will eliminate four positions at […]

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