Tag Archives: stocks


How Liquid are Liquid Alternatives?

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Liquid alternative mutual funds have seen explosive growth over the last five years and with good reason. The idea behind liquid alts is to offer the benefits of hedge fund strategies while eliminating some of the […]

China Enacts Measures to Stabilize Market

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Chinese government has been acting fast in the past few days. After cutting rates for the past three years in order to boost GDP growth back to the levels the country was seeing in 2010 […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index Down in April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta (CSLAB) was down 0.67% for the month of April. The index attempts to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry. Among the different strategies tracked, the Merger Arbitrage […]

Hedge Fund Industry Sets New Records in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.net)  – Two separate reports came out last week that highlighted how the hedge fund industry continues to grow, but the two reports showed growth in two different ways. Both reports were issues by hedge fund research firm […]

Biotech Rallies: Composite Models Take Advantage

New York (HedgeCo.net)  – The biotech sector has been on an incredible run over the last four years and so far in 2015, the rally has continued. In the last four years, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NYSE: IBB) has gone […]

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, […]

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 […]

Now Pitching: A Hedge Fund

New York Post – Todd Stottlemyre, the former major league pitcher and the son of Yankees standout Mel Stottlemyre, is hoping to hit a home run moving from the diamond to the hedge-fund world. The 44-year old former member of […]

Funds: Behind Bob Olstein’s Comeback

BusinessWeek – The collapse of Lehman Brothers on Sept. 15, 2008, and the ensuing stock market crash forced Bob Olstein, who has been analyzing companies’ financial statements and managing money for 41 years, to change the way he evaluates and […]

Barakett’s Atticus Fund Jumps Back Into Stocks, Filing Shows

Bloomberg – Atticus Capital LP, the New York- based hedge-fund firm run by Timothy Barakett, reversed course in the second quarter, investing more than $3.5 billion in U.S.- listed stocks as equity markets recovered. Atticus bought $355 million in shares […]

Brazil Hedge Funds Post Biggest Monthly Inflow in July for ’09

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds lured about 8.2 billion reais ($4.52 billion) in July, the biggest monthly inflow this year, as a rebounding economy and record low interest rates increased demand for stocks and other higher- yielding assets. The investment […]

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Q2 Investor Letter

CNBC Stocks – The hedge fund says that with a “doomsday scenario off the table” in the second quarter, it put capital to work in distressed debt and significantly undervalued turn-around situations. In terms of asset allocation, the fund reports […]

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