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Financial Advisors At Wirehouses Slowly Increasing Alternative Allocations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – It may be at a snail’s pace, but the latest data suggests that financial advisors at wirehouse firms are slowly increasing their client allocations to alternative investments. In a report from the Money Management Institute and […]

Fund Manager Profile and Insights: Ron Breitigam, Lake Austin Advisors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Lake Austin Advisors is an alternative investment manager located in Austin, Texas. Founded and seeded by successful technology entrepreneur Joel Trammel, the firm runs actively managed trading strategies available to both institutional, family office and high net […]

Annual Barron’s Hedge Fund List Released

New York (HedgeCo.net)- The annual Barron’s Hedge Fund List was released over the weekend and for the second straight year, Glenview Offshore Opportunity Fund came in at number one. The fund managed by Larry Robbins accumulated a three-year annualized gain […]

Tough June For Big Name Hedge Funds, Not Our Composite Models

New York (HedgeCo.Net) June was a tough month for the overall market with the S&P 500 losing 2.1% over the course of the month as the debt crisis in June spooked investors in the last week and that drop was […]

Industry Survey Suggests Blended Portfolios On The RIse

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Citigroup recently released its sixth annual Industry Evolution Survey and the results showed that investment managers are working on portfolios that make use of new products and attempt to build dynamic portfolios that blend different asset […]

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 […]

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  • Top Connecticut Hedge Fund Hits $180 Billion Mark:
    Yesterday, July 7, 2015 : Permalink

    (Hedgetracker.com)The rankings for the Top Connecticut Hedge Funds have been released, revealing that the top 50 hedge funds oversee a combined $183 billion in equity assets. Overall, the hedge funds on the list saw their assets increase by $6.3 billion, […]

  • A New York Judge Tosses Conviction of Ex-Goldman Programmer
    Yesterday, July 7, 2015 : Permalink

    (Reuters) A New York judge has thrown out the conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) programmer Sergey Aleynikov, saying prosecutors failed to prove that he broke an “obscure” law by copying some of the bank’s high-frequency trading code. […]

  • Greek Finance Ministry Quits to Smooth Talks After Thunderous “No.”
    Yesterday, July 7, 2015 : Permalink

    (Reuters) Greece’s outspoken finance minister resigned on Monday, removing one major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after Greeks voted resoundingly to back the government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout. Leftist Prime […]

  • Hedge Funds That Called Treasuries Wrong Now Getting It Right
    Yesterday, July 7, 2015 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) Hedge funds, which proved to be experts on getting the Treasury market wrong earlier this year, are becoming better at getting it right. Large speculators including hedge funds trimmed their short positions in 10-year notes to almost zero last […]

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