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Banks have been pulling back from lending to energy companies. Hedge funds and buyout firms have been stepping in to the void. The oil price is down more than 50% since mid-2014, and banks are less eager to lend to struggling oil companies. Show More Summary
It's easy to think that the stock market is the playground of hedge funds and day traders, but in reality most of the stock market is owned by the average joe. In fact, the largest chunk is doing one thing: helping people retire. InShow More Summary
Back in December the topic of insider trading by prominent members of Congress hit new highs when as we reported at the time a "Prominent Tennessee Senator Fails To Disclose Millions In Hedge Fund, Real Estate Investments." The politician...Show More Summary
The 3 (or 4) day weekend is getting closer. But until then, you have the finest morning train reads to keep you informed: • An Industry Is Falling Out of Love With Hedge Funds (Bloomberg) • Are You Saving Enough To Retire? Here’s A Better...Show More Summary
The market may be surging again, but that will hardly comfort Bill Ackman who later today is expected to report later today that his hedge fund remains roughly 20% YTD, or perhaps even worse following news from the NY Post, that hisShow More Summary
Another week, and another quiet exodus by the "smart money" clients of Bank of America (hedge funds, institutionals and private money), who collective sold $218 million in stocks, the 17th consecutive week of selling completely oblivious...Show More Summary
In a world in which hedge funds are increasingly struggling to come up alpha, not to mention original investment ideas, last week we showed what the top stock holdings of the 50 top hedge funds are. Today, using Goldman data, we flip this data, and show the Top 50 stock holdings among the entire hedge fund universe. Show More Summary
Stung by market-trailing returns, insurers in the US are reversing course after more than doubling its hedge fund allocation over five years. ||| New York - Insurers have had about enough of hedge funds. Stung by market-trailing returns,...Show More Summary
Asian stocks near 11-week lows, dollar bounces on Fed rate view (Reuters) Poll Finds Lack of Enthusiasm for Clinton and Trump (WSJ) Oil falls for fifth day as focus returns to growing exports (Reuters) The Hedge Fund That Couldn't Stay...Show More Summary
One month after news that legendary investor Paul Tudor Jones' $11.6 billion hedge fund Tudor Investment had seen some $1 billion in redemptions as a result of poor performance and the exit of several money managers, some of whom spent...Show More Summary
From Francesco Filia of Fasanara Capital So far in May, base metals and Oil decoupled markedly (chart attached below). While the Oil price kept rising and moved closer to 50$, base metals fell off a cliff and descended below March lows. We...Show More Summary
A quick note from Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management, which explains in very simply terms how as oil tumbled and its volatility soared, virtually everyone who manages large amounts of money missed the oil price rebound. "Oil is a 60 vol instrument,” said the CIO. Show More Summary
Conservative political groups and hedge funds that bought Puerto Rico’s debts have some surprising company in their quest to block bipartisan legislation that could allow some of those bonds to be written down: Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who is also rallying his Senate colleagues to oppose the bill.
Hedge fund Tudor Investment, run by billionaire Paul Tudor Jones, is reportedly cutting fees amid a performance dry spell. Bloomberg’s Saijel Kishan reports that the fund firm disclosed that it will reduce fees for a “share class that that contains most of the main fund’s money” to — get this — 2.25% plus 25% of […]