Nearly a decade ago, Warren Buffett bet Protege Partners, a fund of hedge funds, that over the course of 10 years the S&P would outperform Protege's returns net of all fees, costs and expenses. To make it real, the loser agreed to pay...Show More Summary
The man behind Breitbart, Donald Trump, and Bannon's hit book on Hillary Clinton has another bullet point to add to his resume. It turns out that Robert Mercer, reclusive hedge fund billionaire, also funded Milo Yiannopoulis' college...Show More Summary
Now is a terrific time to be a hedge fund manager if you're Robert Mercer or Carl Icahn and have the president's ear. For the rest, things are tough. Hedge funds are closing at their fastest rate... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hedge funds with names that exhibit "gravitas" attract more capital, according to science.
A High Court judge in London issued an injunction blocking the publication of the report about Brevan Howard Asset Management.
Back in the summer of 2015, Deutsche Bank mistakenly paid $6 billion to a hedge fund client by mistake in a “fat finger” trade on its foreign exchange desk. The embarrassed bank recovered the money from the US hedge fund the next day,...Show More Summary
Eric Mindich has decided to shut down Eton Park Capital Management, the hedge fund he started in 2004 and expanded to manage as much as $14 billion.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it will not adopt a holding company structure for now, rejecting demands from U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management and putting off a long-anticipated restructuring. Investors had expected the global leader in smartphones and memory chips to adopt a holding company structure, as the founding Lee family tries […]
In recent months, Ray Dalio seems to be undergoing a deep midlife and identity crisis, which has not only led to dramatic recent management changes at the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater, but also resulted in some fairly spectacular cognitive dissonance, as Dalio first praised, then slammed, president Trump. Show More Summary
Eric Mindich, a one-time Goldman Sachs star trader who jumped into the hedge fund industry during its heyday, is throwing in the towel on his $7 billion firm. Mindich—whose Eton Park Capital... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hedge funds really are hurting. WSJ’s Gregory Zuckerman and Juliet Chung reported that once-wunderkind Eric Mindich will be closing Eton Park Capital Management, a $7 billion hedge fund. The firm reportedly received some $400 million in withdrawal requests. Eton is just the most recent example of ongoing pain in the industry. According to hedge fund […]
Using hedge fund analytics tool Kensho, we found the stocks with the highest 6-month correlation to Ford.
By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Two former associates of billionaire shipping and rig tycoon John Fredriksen are delivering out-sized returns by snapping up distressed and shunned oil-related assets. And they say it’s a bet that has plenty of room to run. Show More Summary
Once upon a time Eric Mindich was best known for being the Goldman "wunderkind" - the youngest-ever Goldman partner, who parlayed his reputation into the 2004 launch of his hedge fund Eton Park. Unfortunately for Mindich, after overShow More Summary
Eton Park Capital Management is reportedly shutting down. Bloomberg News is reporting that the founder, Eric Mindich, "doesn’t believe he’ll be able to run a global, multi-disciplinary investment firm under current conditions," citing...Show More Summary
The firm founded by the former Goldman Sachs partner Eric Mindich decided to close after a 10 percent decline last year.
A $1.4 billion hedge fund expects a new wave of tech M&A, particularly in software, as new kinds of buyers come to the fore. "The types of companies looking to acquire software businesses have expanded well beyond... traditional acquirers"...Show More Summary
As a hedge fund manager, Tom Steyer turned $15 million into $30 billion. Then he learned what humanity is doing to the planet. The post The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump appeared first on WIRED.
The acting SEC chair says they should be allowed to play with the jet set in esoteric investment products