Hedge fund manager J. Kyle Bass slammed US Patent & Trademark Office, after it blocked his attempt to challenge a patent held by drugmaker Biogen. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board, which is part of the USPTO, said on Tuesday that it...Show More Summary
The $80 billion Bridgewater All Weather Fund, a risk-parity model managed by hedge fund titan Ray Dalio, was down 4.2% in August, according to Reuters citing two people familiar with the fund's performance. This leaves the fund downShow More Summary
Hedge funds aim to reap high returns while countering volatility in stocks, but during the global turmoil in August, many just extended their history of underperformance.
2015 has been good to Little Steve's Hedge Fund Achievers.
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, known as Calstrs, is reportedly mulling a rotation into hedge funds and alternative investments and out of stocks and bonds. Timothy Martin at The Wall Street Journal reports that the second-largest U.S. pension fund is has “discussed moving as much as 12% of the fund’s portfolio—or more than $20 billion—into […]
Links to the best reading in funds investing: The California State Teachers’ Retirement System have discussed moving as much as 12% of the fund’s portfolio into U.S. Treasurys, hedge funds and other alternative investments — Timothy Martin, The Wall Street Journal Assets in the Pimco Total Return Fund (PTTRX) dropped below $100 billion — Jennifer Ablan, […]
Private equity eyes Petco; Hedge fund losses; "Who Wants to Ring the Closing Bell on Bad Days?"; Puerto Rico still not doing so hot; "Hawaii woman announces plan to use dolphin as a midwife"; and more.
Before Cuomo heads to Puerto Rico, he should return more than $1.2 million from hedge funds linked to the island’s crisis, activists say.
Puerto Rico’s Debt Deal | Private Equity Firms Circle Petco
Twitter needs to get its sht together; China looking for scapegoat; Hedge fund losses; "One-Wheeled 'Hoverboard' Rolling Onto Market"; and more.
The former disciples of Steven A. Cohen seem to have done exceptionally well, thriving in an environment that has jolted others.
Billionaire Bill Ackman’s hedge fund got slammed in August when the stock market fell, tumbling by about 9%, according to the web site of his publicly-traded vehicle, Pershing Square Holdings. Ackman’s August losses wiped out his hedge fund’s gains for 2015, leaving it down by 0.1% for the year. Pershing Square Holdings had previously reported […]
BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund mogul William Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings portfolio fell 9.2 percent in August, leaving the fund down 0.1 percent for the year, a source familiar with the fund said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Richard Valdmanis; Editing by Chris Reese) Join the conversation about this story »
We have already mocked the so-called marquee "hedge" funds for their deplorable August performance to the point where there is little to add, suffice to repeat that one really should i) scrap the phrase "hedge funds" entirely and just...Show More Summary
Another one of Texan hedge fund manager J. Kyle Bass' drug patent challenges has been denied, setting a worrying precedent for his big new short strategy. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has denied a petition from Bass to hold...Show More Summary