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Stock rally is “dash for trash”: hedge manager Bullman

Reuters – Nick Bullman, who told Reuters he has this week placed bets on falling share prices, is concerned that government stimulus packages have not revived bank lending as much as hoped and that conditions remain as tough for companies […]

Gold ETFs: Hedge funds propel SPDR Gold Trust

Commodity Online – Gold prices had an excellent run last week, led by the extensive fall in the US dollar and strong rally in the equity markets. The rise in crude oil prices also resulted in lifting bullion. The US […]

Hedging for the future

Charity Times – Putting it into perspective, at January 1 2008 there was $9.7trn of hedge funds assets invested, at the end of 2008 it was $3trn, a massive loss in capital. This year, hedge funds gained 2.41 per cent […]

Hedge fund manager Hendry warns of market correction

Reuters – The current rebound in stock markets is a bear rally and could turn by September, according to hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, who has recently cut exposure to agricultural stocks. Hendry, who is partner and chief investment officer […]

Ajay Relan\’s CX Partners Achieves First Close of $220 Million

VC Circle – CX Partners, a new private equity firm promoted by former Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI) head Ajay Relan, has achieved the first close of $220 million for its maiden fund. The first close was made by the fund in March […]

Brazil Hedge Funds Miss Rally by Sticking to Debt

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds that survived the Bovespa stock index’s record tumble last year by loading up on debt are missing out on a 2009 rally. All four classes of Brazilian hedge funds, known as multimercados, had a weighted […]

Bill Miller Not Dead Yet With Value Funds Burying Quants in ’09

Bloomberg – Companies with the most debt and lowest returns on assets are turning the biggest six-week rally in stocks since 1938 into a bloodbath for last year’s best- performing trading strategy. Investors in so-called quantitative momentum funds — which […]

World stocks head for 6th week of gains

Reuters – World stocks steadied on Friday but were still on track for a sixth consecutive week of gains, while the euro fell on worries about the region’s prospects. MSCI‘s main world stock index was flat despite modest gains in […]

Hedge Funds join the rally on Wednesday

Reuters India – New Vernon Bought stakes in Indage Vitners and Orbit Corp. Deutsche Sec bought 11% into UB Group. Private equity and hedge funds seem to be playing their parts in the brief rally that the Indian stock markets […]

GMO’s Global Macro Hedge Fund Sees Further Declines in Stocks

Bloomberg – Global Tactical Trust, a hedge fund run out of Australia by Boston-based Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co., is betting the recent rally in stocks will end, and is avoiding high-risk investments. The hedge fund that invests based […]

Hedge Funds Increase 1.37% In March

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – March was a challenging month for hedge funds, which entered the month with tight net exposures, according to research by hedge fund consultant Hennessee LLC. Technology and healthcare/biotech were bright spots for hedge funds, as […]

Coffee Risks Squeezing Starbucks, Hedge Funds as Supply Drops

Bloomberg – An unexpected coffee rally sparked by dwindling supplies risks squeezing Starbucks Corp., Kraft Foods Inc. and hedge funds betting on a decline. Demand may exceed output by 8 million 60-kilogram bags in the coming year — almost what […]

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