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Surviving with a defensive game

Globe and Mail – Hedge fund manager Eric Sprott heaps praise on his "defensive team" for helping him survive this bear market. While some of his peers have cratered amid this year’s stock market crash, his short positions have kept […]

Even hedge funds with gains face redemptions

Reuters – Even hedge-fund managers with portfolio gains are in trouble this year. Dozens of managers who are outperforming the market and their troubled rivals with gains of as little as a few percent or as much as nearly 100 […]

Hedge Funds: Back to Basics

Seeking Alpha – With the news getting worse and worse for the hedgies (e.g. Fortress, Thomas Lee, D. E. Shaw), it’s time for a rethink on hedge funds. For hedge fund investors: You probably went into them believing that they […]

Bear market swipes at more than just stocks

USA Today – Technically, a bear market is when stocks fall 20% or more from their highs. But there’s a saying that a bear’s true signature is making a fool out of everyone. Based on that, we’re all laughingstocks, because […]

Winners changing quickly, so hedge your bets

Tacoma News Tribune – Changes in winning and losing investments have come so swiftly of late that you might not have realized your favorite approach has backfired lately. International funds – the hot funds of the last few years – […]

Behind Trojan walls

Investors Chronicle- In Homer’s Iliad, Troy was razed to the ground by Greek warriors, but Troy Asset Management aims to put up a much better defence for its investors. The boutique fund manager takes its name not from the ancient […]

European hedge fund launches fall to six-year low

Reuters UK- European hedge fund launches in the first half of 2008 fell to their lowest level since the last bear market, a survey showed on Monday, as the credit crisis hit investors’ confidence. The survey by EuroHedge, part of […]

Hedge Funds Fell 0.75%, Worst First-Half Performance

Bloomberg – Hedge funds turned in their worst first-half performance in almost two decades as the collapse of subprime-mortgage bonds and rising commodity prices pushed stocks to the brink of a bear market. Hedge funds declined by an average 0.7 […]

Hedge funds turn in their worst record for nearly 20 years because of credit crunch

Independent- Hedge funds turned in their worst first-half performance in almost two decades because of the credit crunch and the onset of a bear market in stocks. Hedge funds declined by an average 0.7pc in June, bringing the year-to-date loss […]

Hedge Funds As Breakers, Not Makers, Of News

CNNMoney.com- Hedge funds hate to see their names in the headlines, but lately, they’ve been the ones breaking the news about companies they invest in. Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC disclosed in a Monday regulatory filing that Maguire Properties Inc. […]

Soros says rebound a bear-market rally

Reuters- Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros said on Wednesday the current rebound in stock markets is only a bear market rally because monetary authorities are unlikely to be able to handle the credit crisis. Soros told a seminar at […]

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