Tag Archives: hedge funds


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 […]

Models Hold Their Own Amidst Selling

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Last week saw selling hit the overall market, especially on Friday. In fact, if not for Friday’s big selloff, the indices would have gained ground on the week. Earnings were a mixed bag for the most part, […]

Hedge Fund Asset Growth From Several Fronts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Earlier this month it was reported that hedge fund inflows in 2014 were the highest they had been since 2007. Last week, the SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption indicator showed that withdrawal requests dropped to 2.49% in January. […]

Hedge Fund Inflows Highest In 7 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to hedge fund research group HFR, the hedge fundindustry experienced net inflows of $76.4 billion in 2014 and that has pushed the assets under management in the industry to just shy of $3 trillion. Interestingly, the […]

Worst Two-Week Start for Stocks Since ‘09

New York (HedgeCo.Net) January 15 marked the end of the first 10 days of trading in 2015 and to say it has been a little shaky for the stock market would be putting it mildly. The S&P lost 3.18% in […]

Addressing the Desires of Large and Small Investors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) In most industries bigger is better. You have bargaining power as a big business and you have economies of scale that allow you to buy goods at a lower cost. In the hedge fund industry, sometimes it […]

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