George Soros, Leon Cooperman and other top investors confidently predicted that Britain would remain in the E.U. Now they’re proceeding with caution.
Raoul Pal isn't a big fan of theoretical economics. The former hedge fund manager, who comanaged GLG's global macro fund and retired in 2004 at 36, f ocuses more on real-life economics. "I think trying to pretend everything is a science is a lunatic," Pal said in a video on Real Vision TV. Show More Summary
By EconMatters So called "Hedge Funds" who employ no real hedge fund strategies for the majority of their allotted fund capital are really just marketing themselves as Alpha Players to charge the 2 and 20, when based upon performance...Show More Summary
The UK has voted to leave the European Union, a shock decision that sent markets crashing on Friday. For a small band of hedge funds, the decision, and its impact on the market, led to outsized returns. The gains are especially noteworthy,...Show More Summary
One of the UK's most famous hedge fund managers, Neil Woodford, says that Brits need to look beyond the short-term fears hitting the markets following the country's vote to leave the European Union, and focus on the long-term gains that...Show More Summary
Here’s one way to do it. Bloomberg’s Will Wainewright reports that a London-based global-macro hedge fund manager conducted a private polling operation ahead of Brexit and, correctly, bet massively against the market based on his results. The flagship fund of Odey Asset Management, run by Crispin Odey, is reportedly climbing 15% on Friday. Gains were […]
Have a heart, Janet. Start a recession today.
Back in February, when the market was hitting its 2016 lows, we reported that not all was well in the "risk parity" world of the world's largest hedge fund Bridgewater. As we reported then, citing sources, the fund had lost over 4% in...Show More Summary
Ask around about activist hedge funds in the US and you might get a mixed response. A number of activists have built up an unpopular reputation of being short-term, focusing only on profits for themselves. In Europe, the activist landscape...Show More Summary
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are pursuing insider trading cases on a pace not seen since 2012 - before a major appellate ruling limited their ability to bring charges against hedge fund managers and other traders. Show More Summary
"Hedge-fund managers are sensing opportunity."
Hillary Clinton spoke in North Carolina on Wednesday. During her speech she defended her “personal hedge fund” (the Clinton Foundation)... The post It Begins… Hillary Clinton Attacks Donald Trump for Creating Jobs (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Raoul Pal isn't a big fan of theoretical economics. The former hedge fund manager, who comanaged GLG's global macro fund and retired in 2004 aged 36, f ocuses more on real life economics. "I think trying to pretend everything is a science is a lunatic," Pal said in a video on Real Vision TV. Show More Summary
By Lawrence Delevingne NEW YORK (Reuters) - Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service raided the New York headquarters of hedge fund firm Platinum Partners Wednesday morning, according to a person familiar with the situation. Show More Summary
A lot has been written about hedge fund Platinum Partners over the past year and it’s fascinating to trace the arch of the media coverage over that time. Last year, in “No Blow Up Is Big Enough to Tarnish Platinum Partners’ Returns,” Bloomberg highlights how the firm, lead by Mark Nordlicht, notched returns since […]
While the Republican National Committee is attempting to keep the address of tonight's Trump fundraiser in New York top secret, reliable sources suggest it will take place somewhere in Dante's Fourth Circle of Hell. Here in this fiery...Show More Summary
Platinum Partners lawyer would like her honor to know that his client has some money...trust him.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The death of Sanjay Valvani, a hedge fund manager at Visium Asset Management LP who had been charged last week in a major insider trading case, has been declared a suicide, the New York City medical examiner's office said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Jim Chanos gave a statement to CNBC regarding Tesla Motors’ bid for SolarCity. Jim Chanos, founder of hedge fund Kynikos Associates, is no fan of Tesla Motors’ (TSLA) offer to buy SolarCity (SCTY). Chanos, a famed short-seller, told Scott Wapner of CNBC in a statement that he views Tesla’s “brazen” bid for SolarCity as “a shameful […]
A hedge fund manager arrested last week on insider trading charges declared his innocence in a short, handwritten note before he was found dead with a slashed neck in an apparent suicide, authorities... To view the full story, click the title link.