Tag Archives: hedge funds

Apple Popular Among Hedge Funds and Analysts

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Apple is one of the most widely held stocks in the world, but that hasn’t kept the stock from falling with the rest of the market. From mid-July through mid-August, the stock fell over 30% to […]

HedgeCoVest Versus Market Vectors Indices in August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – August was a rough month for the global stock market as all major indices lost at least 5% on the month and some saw double-digit losses. With that market environment as a backdrop, Market Vectors Index […]

What External Hedge Funds Like and Dislike the Most

New York (HedgeCo.net) – We spend a considerable amount of time analyzing and reporting on what sectors the hedge funds on the HedgeCoVest platform like and don’t like. This past week, Credit Suisse released a report showing which sectors mutual funds, […]

Hedge funds foiled by Europe’s distorted debt market

(Reuters) – Ultra-easy European Central Bank monetary policy is protecting the debts of some of the bloc’s weakest countries from attack by speculative hedge funds. Through a combination of low rates and bond purchases over the last four months, the […]

Big Gains in Short-Only Models Over Last 30-Days

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Scrolling the HedgeCoVest platform Friday afternoon there was something that stood out about the 30-day returns and the top five performing models during this time period—three of the five were short-only models and two were long/short […]

As investors flood into Absolute Return funds – are these ‘low risk’ funds everyone’s suddenly buying as safe as they seem?

(Daily Mail) – If you go to a financial adviser and say you don’t like taking risks with your money, there’s one type of fund likely to be recommended. Huge numbers of cautious investors are being put into Absolute Return […]

Hedge fund investor Dan Loeb just picked his newest target

(Business Insider) – Hedge fund activist Dan Loeb has picked his latest target. Baxter International shares rose 3% on Wednesday August 5 after Loeb revealed he has bought a stake of about 7% in the company. Loeb said in a […]

Hedge funds are most bearish on U.S. oil since 2010

(Reuters) – Hedge funds are more bearish about the outlook for U.S. oil prices than at any time for almost five years, according to data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Hedge funds and other money managers had a […]

Second Quarter Report Card

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Last Tuesday marked the end of the second quarter and it was a quarter many investors are happy to see go. The market had a hard time getting any traction in either direction and as we […]

Biotech Long-Only Composite Leads With A YTD Of 28%

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Looking at the composite models and the changes that were made during the week from June 11 through June 18, we saw lots of changes in the top five positions in the models, but there were […]

Composite Models Strong In A Choppy Week

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The S&P managed to snap its two-week losing streak last week, but it was by the smallest of margins. The index gained a whopping total of 0.06% on the week. Trade was choppy with Monday and […]

Tracking The Composite Models

New York (HedgeCo.net) – One of the things that we have wanted to provide our readers is information about where the models on the platform are moving money, without actually divulging any proprietary information. With the recent release of the […]