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Liquid Alts Perform As Advertised In Volatile Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While the market has been climbing for the last six years, the popularity of liquid alternatives has grown tremendously. After the last bear market in 2007-2009, investors were looking for investments that could withstand volatile or […]

HedgeCoVest Versus Market Vectors Indices in August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – August was a rough month for the global stock market as all major indices lost at least 5% on the month and some saw double-digit losses. With that market environment as a backdrop, Market Vectors Index […]

Hedge Fund Assets Over $3.2 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The latest report from Preqin shows that the assets under management for the hedge fund industry now exceed $3.2 trillion. Despite some concerns about hedge fund returns in recent years, the asset growth has come from […]

Tough August For Two Prominent Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – August came to a close yesterday and after all the gyrations and increased volatility, the final result for the month was a loss of 6.26% for the S&P 500. That is the worst monthly loss for […]

Low Correlation Models Shine As Market Falls

New York (HedgeCo.net) Last week was brutal for stocks as the S&P lost 5.77% for its worst weekly performance since September 2011. While the overall market was getting hit, several models on the HedgeCoVest platform performed very well. Of course […]

Model Spotlight: Cornerstone US Long/Short Alpha Model

New York (Hedgeco.net) On a year to date basis, the top fund manager model on the HedgeCoVest platform is the Cornerstone US Long/Short Alpha model with a return of 9.53% through last Thursday, and the model was up 2.81% in […]

Moving To Cash: Something Mutual Funds and ETFs Can’t Do

New York (HedgeCo.Net) A phrase that gets used quite often on the financial networks is “risk-on risk-off”. Given the huge decline in the market last week it was mostly risk-off that was being spoken and with good reason. Risk-on risk-off […]

Hedge Funds Becoming Less Bearish On Gold

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With the increasingly volatile global stock market changing rapidly, hedge funds and other institutional investors seem to be moving away from their bearish positions on gold. If we look at the Commitment of Traders report from […]

Double Line Capital Becomes Second Manager To Buck Trend

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In somewhat of a contrarian move, Jeffrey Gundlach and his firm DoubleLine Capital have launched a new commodities based mutual fund. Just one month ago Wells Fargo launched a commodities based hedge fund in what seemed […]

Two New Models Added To The HedgeCoVest Platform

New York (HedgeCo.net) Two new fund manager models have been added to the HedgeCoVest platform—the Ferro Systematic Market Neutral model and the JAB Fundamental Value model. Ferro is a market neutral model and JAB is a long-only model. Ferro Systematic […]

Several Hedge Funds Posting Big Gains In August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – While hedge funds as a whole appear to be down during the month of August, they aren’t down nearly as much as the overall market and some funds are actually raking in huge gains so far […]

Odey Fund Uses China Slide To Pair Losses

New York (HedgeCo.net) – HedgeCo.net featured a story about Crispin Odey’s main hedge fund back in May that discussed the fund’s loss of 19.3% in April. The fund was betting against emerging markets and it took a huge hit on […]

The U.S. Stock Market’s Mode of Uncertainty

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Just yesterday we featured an article about Aberdeen Asset Management Plc considering adding to their equity allocation amidst the selling that has taken place recently. Apparently DoubleLine Capital’s Jeff Gundlach doesn’t agree with that approach. In […]

Hedge Funds Holding Up Better Than Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With only one week to go in August, the S&P is down over 10% so far this month and the index is facing its worst monthly loss since February 2009. Based on information from a Wall […]

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    Today, September 2, 2015 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) China-focused hedge funds probably had their worst month in almost 16 years in August, with firms including Orchid Asia Group Management and APS Asset Management Pte suffering losses from the nation’s stock market collapse. Greater China hedge funds plunged […]

  • The Disappearance of A Top Fund Manager Could Be a Sign That China Is Tightening Its Grip
    Today, September 2, 2015 : Permalink

    (The Business Insider) Beijing has tightened its grip on a financial market plagued by irregularities and left reeling from turbulence. The latest effort involves the Chinese hedge fund manager Li Yifei, whose disappearance from public view in the past two […]

  • Apple Has a Tough Year Ahead
    Today, September 2, 2015 : Permalink

    (CNBC) The prospect of slowing iPhone sales later this year limits the upside for Apple’s stock, one tech analyst said Tuesday. In the final quarter of last year, the tech giant sold a record 74.5 million iPhones. With a “really […]

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    Today, September 2, 2015 : Permalink

    (The Business Insider) Two of America’s biggest public pension funds — the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers) and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (Calstrs) — sent a joint letter on Monday to the bank’s lead director, Jack Bovender. […]

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