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About the HedgeCo News Team

The Hedge Fund News Team stays on top of breaking news in the Hedge Fund industry on an hourly basis. Signup to HedgeCo.Net to recieve Daily or Weekly news updates from our team.

Daniel Loeb uses SALT stage to defend Hedge Funds from Warren Buffett’s Criticism

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Over 1800 of the hedge fund world has gathered at Bellagio in Vegas for this year’s annual SALT Conference, which is put on by SkyBridge Capital. This year’s line up includes celebrity star power with, […]

29 Hedge Funds opened in Florida in 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Miami and South Florida is back in the news as the area continues to attract hedge funds and financial companies. In a column named “Hedge funds eye Florida’s ‘New Manhattan’“, CNBC’s hedge and private equity funds […]

Hedge Fund Social Media Usage to Grow as Funds Become More Transparent

New York ( – Long-known for secrecy and operating in the shadows of investment and finance, hedge funds will become increasingly transparent and more active on social media in 2015, according to Peppercomm, an integrated marketing communications agency. “Secrecy is […]

Manager Daniel Thibeault Faces Civil Charges As Well As Criminal Charges

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Approximately one month after being arrested for securities fraud and facing criminal charges through the FBI, Daniel Thibeault is now facing civil charges through the Securities and Exchange Commission. Thibeault is accused of taking out approximately […]

A Big Week for the Financial Sector- WFC, BAC, C, GS All Report

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the earnings season kicks off this week, one sector that will have more than a few important earnings reports is the financial sector. This week alone we will hear from Wells Fargo on Wednesday morning, […]

In 2015 is “Value” the New Buzz Word in the Investment World?

Over the course of the last few weeks, we have been interviewing hedge fund managers that have their strategies on the HedgeCoVest platform. The interviews will appear in our weekly newsletter and are designed to gain insight into the fund […]

Wealth Manager Rob Konrad Survives 9-mile Atlantic swim after Fishing Accident

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net) — 38-year-old Miami-based Wealth Manager and former NFL fullback, Robert Konrad survived a fishing accident by swimming for 12-hours to safety. West Palm Beach’s WPTV reports that friends reported Konrad missing on Wednesday after he didn’t return from […]

15 Investment Tips for 2015

Jan. 9, 2015, New York (HedgeCo.Net) Whether you’re a first-time investor or have been investing for years, here are fifteen tips to help you make more informed financial decisions and avoid common investment scams in 2015. Always check the background […]

Hedge Fund Employee Compensation Increases Significantly in 2014

January 9, 2015, New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to the 2015 Hedge Fund Compensation report from Benchmark Compensation, hedge fund employees fared much better than the actual performance of their funds. Between the base salary increases and an increase in bonuses, […]

Earnings Season Set to Kick Off Monday

January 9, 2015, New York (HedgeCo.Net) Alcoa (AA) is set to report earnings after the closing bell on Monday, January 12 and that will kick off the next round of earnings season. Given the rally the market has experienced for […]

SEC Announces Charges Against N.Y.-Based Firm and Three Executives Accused of Siphoning Investor Money

January 8, 2015, New York (HedgeCo.Net)— The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced charges against three fund managers and their New York-based firm accused of secretly diverting investor money for their own benefit to prop up a fledgling side business. […]

The Pulse of Large and Small Investors in 2015

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 is […]