Tag Archives: hedge funds


Hedge funds are most bearish on U.S. oil since 2010

(Reuters) – Hedge funds are more bearish about the outlook for U.S. oil prices than at any time for almost five years, according to data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Hedge funds and other money managers had a […]

Second Quarter Report Card

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Last Tuesday marked the end of the second quarter and it was a quarter many investors are happy to see go. The market had a hard time getting any traction in either direction and as we […]

Biotech Long-Only Composite Leads With A YTD Of 28%

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Looking at the composite models and the changes that were made during the week from June 11 through June 18, we saw lots of changes in the top five positions in the models, but there were […]

Composite Models Strong In A Choppy Week

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The S&P managed to snap its two-week losing streak last week, but it was by the smallest of margins. The index gained a whopping total of 0.06% on the week. Trade was choppy with Monday and […]

Tracking The Composite Models

New York (HedgeCo.net) – One of the things that we have wanted to provide our readers is information about where the models on the platform are moving money, without actually divulging any proprietary information. With the recent release of the […]

Money Flowing in to Hedge Funds Increases

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Not only are investors placing more money with hedge funds, they are doing so at the fastest pace in the past year. The SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index rose 0.92% in May and that is the […]

Active vs. Passive vs. Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the prominence of low-cost mutual funds and ETFs has grown over the last 30 to 40 years, so has the debate over whether passive management is better than active management heated up. Study after study […]

Alternative Investment Landscape Continues to Evolve

New York (HedgeCo.Net) The alternative investment industry continues to revolutionize the way many investors make allocations. From the early days of the original hedge fund to the current landscape where alternative mutual funds are seeing tremendous growth, the industry continues […]

Assets in ETFs to Surpass Hedge Funds This Quarter

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – This past week, research firm ETFGI released a report on the state of the ETF industry and projected that assets held in ETFs will exceed the assets held in the much older hedge fund industry. While […]

Market Goes Through Three Cycles in Four Months

New York, HedgeCo.Net – Through the first four months of the year, the performance of the models on the HedgeCoVest platform and that of the S&P 500 break down in to three very distinct periods. In January, stocks were very […]

Two Different Hedge Funds Announce Stakes in YUM Brands

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Over the course of the last week, two different hedge fund/activist investors announced stakes in fast-food giant YUM Brands (NYSE: YUM). On Friday, it was announced that Third Point has bought in to YUM during the first […]

Move over CalPERS, here comes CalSTRS!

New York (HedgeCo.net)  – When the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announced earlier this year that they were leaving the hedge fund space, it was major news in the financial world. While CalPERS stated that the move had little to do […]

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