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Legislation Proposed To End Tax Break For Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With all the political rhetoric from the Democratic Party, you knew it was coming. Senator Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis. and House Ways and Means Committee ranking member Sander Levin, D-Mich, have introduced legislation that would end the […]

Thoughts From Julian Robertson On Greece

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While most people were dealing with chaos on Monday with many world indices losing two percent or more, Julian Robertson was profiting from a bet against the Euro. In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, Robertson […]

Hedge Funds Betting On A Canadian Real Estate Bubble

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The hedge funds that made ridiculous returns by betting on the U.S. housing market implosion in 2007 have now selected their next target. These hedge funds are now betting on a similar implosion in Canada and […]

The Added Value Active Management Is Providing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) In preparation for the mid-year and second quarter report card for the sectors and for the HedgeCoVest models which we will produce next week, we started looking at some of the sector information and how our composite […]

Sentiment Toward Hedge Funds Is Concerning

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Over the course of the last few weeks there have been a number of articles and quotes about the alternative investment industry that may be a bad sign for the market. The roaring bull market of the […]

Global Robo-Advisors Gaining Ground

New York (HedgeCo.Net) While a great amount of attention is being paid to robo-advisors and it seems every major brokerage firm is launching their own version of one, the service isn’t catching on as well in North America and Europe […]

Basic Materials Short-Only Model Tops For the Last 30-Days

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Over the course of the last few months, the S&P 500 has been caught in a narrow range with all closing prices being between 2,131 and 2,079 for a range of 2.5%. While the overall market has […]

As Greece Sits On The Financial Cliff, Tiger Management’s Robertson Is Having a Decent Week

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With Greece on the edge of a huge financial cliff and Puerto Rico’s governor declaring the island nation’s debt “unpayable”, indices around the world tumbled on Monday. While that was bad news for many investors, there […]

Overall Market Down, But Four Portfolios Outperformed

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The S&P lost 0.4% last week as the uncertainty surrounding Greece took its toll on stocks in the latter half of the week. The index lost ground in each of the last three trading days and […]

China Enacts Measures to Stabilize Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Chinese government has been acting fast in the past few days. After cutting rates for the past three years in order to boost GDP growth back to the levels the country was seeing in 2010 […]

Rangeley Capital Launches New Event-Driven Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – New Canaan, Connecticut based Rangeley Capital LLC is set to launch its second event-driven fund on July 1. The new fund will launch with approximately $18 million in committed capital plus expressions of additional interest and […]

Advisors, Brokers Plan To Maintain Allocations To Alternatives

New York (HedgeCo.Net)The alternative investment industry seems to be in good standing with broker-dealer representatives and registered investment advisors, at least based on a recent survey from Pershing and Beacon Strategies, LLC. The survey polled 1,200 advisors about alternative investments […]

Are Investors Prepared For a Market Correction

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey of the company’s money management clients indicates that fund managers are optimistic, but they are also the most cautious they have been in years. • 31% of those […]

Jim Rogers is Extremely Pessimistic

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Jim Rogers is a legend in the hedge fund industry, having cofounded the Quantum Fund with George Soros. Mr. Rogers also seems to have a different way of looking at things. He displayed that with his best-selling […]

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    Friday, July 3, 2015 : Permalink

    (Reuters) In this article, let’s take a look at Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (AMG), a $11.99 billion market cap company, which is an asset management company with equity investments in a group of boutique investment management firms, or Affiliates. To […]

  • Puerto Rico Utility, Creditors Close To A Deal To Avoid Default
    Friday, July 3, 2015 : Permalink

    (Wall Street Journal) The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and its creditors were close to a deal Tuesday that would allow the cash-strapped utility to pay more than $400 million to bondholders, said people familiar with the matter, potentially staving […]

  • Greece Might Be A “Lehman Moment.”
    Friday, July 3, 2015 : Permalink

    (CNBC) U.S.-based investors have so far remained relatively calm in face of Greek financial and political turmoil. But one hedge fund manager wonders if the distress could be a signal of something akin to the 2008 financial crisis. Related Stories […]

  • Hedgie shrewdly pulled assets from Greece ahead of crisis
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015 : Permalink

    (New York Post) Desperate Greeks lined up at ATMs on Monday to withdraw up to the maximum $67 limit as the nation’s debt crisis careened towards disaster. Click here to read the full article.

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