Tag Archives: exchange-trading

Soros points a finger at institutional investors

Houston Chronicle – Billionaire investor George Soros told a Senate panel Tuesday that the run-up in oil prices has "some of the earmarks" of a bubble and that institutional investors stampeding into commodities are helping raise prices. Appearing before the […]

Hedge Funds Cut Oil Bets as Prices Rose, CFTC Probed

Bloomberg- Hedge-fund managers and speculators reduced bets on higher oil prices by 80 percent since July as crude futures rose to records and U.S. regulators started investigating trading, government data show. So-called speculative net long positions fell to 25,867 contracts […]

Energy Hedge Funds Sputter Despite Soaring Markets

CNNMoney.com- Oil and natural gas prices have soared to new highs this year, but most energy hedge funds are having trouble turning a profit in their trades. Energy hedge fund managers interviewed by Hedge Fund Trades cited various reasons for […]