Elliott Management, a $34 billion hedge fund, told clients that cryptocurrencies will likely one day be described "as one of the most brilliant scams in history." "FOMO (fear of missing out) has solidly trumped WTHIT (what the hell is...Show More Summary
By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Forced to abandon ship after mistiming their investments five years ago, hedge funds are venturing back in a bid to profit from growing global trade flows. Around 90 percent...Show More Summary
Ten years ago, investor Warren Buffett made a bet with Ted Seides of the investment firm Protégé Partners about the relative performance of index funds and hedge funds. The bet stated: Over a ten-year period commencing on January 1,Show More Summary
On Friday, a couple of money managers with Protégé Partners LLC were in Omaha to pay up. More than $2 million is now going to Girls Inc. of Omaha.
On this week's MacroVoices podcast, host Erik Townsend interviews Zero Hedge regular contributor, Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management who - having correctly predicted the recent record VIX spike (See "Why Eric Peters Is Betting...Show More Summary
BRIDGEWATER, the world's biggest hedge fund, is betting €15 billion (£13.3 billion) against the euro-zone economy, according to yesterday's Daily Mail. It is shorting blue-chip continental firms, including Unilever, Siemens and Deutsche Bank, believing, apparently, that another crisis is on...
Navy Capital is a New York City-based hedge fund focused on strategic, long-term investments in public cannabis companies. While there are other asset managers and traders who trade cannabis companies, Navy says its the first hedge fund...Show More Summary
Bloomberg, New Hedge-Fund Tax Dodge Triggers Wild Rush Back Into Delaware: Wall Street’s fast-money crowd is returning to well-trodden ground to elude Trump-era tax laws: Delaware. Since late 2017, hedge fund managers have created numerous shell companies in the First State, corporate America’s favorite tax jurisdiction. These limited liability companies...
It’ll be like “Billions,” but not sucky.
Hedge funds are expected to pull in $41 billion in fresh assets this year, according to a survey by Deutsche Bank. That's a drop in the bucket for the $3.2 trillion industry, but it's striking because hedge funds for years have not met...Show More Summary
For a few days last week, Crispin Odey, arguably the world's most bearish hedge fund manager, felt vindicated when the very structure of the market appeared to be disintegrating before our very eyes, when a relentless liquidation panic...Show More Summary
Shahraab Ahmad's Decca fund reportedly got crushed by its love of vol.
Despite Bitcoin being down 30% in 2018, new data shows a the number of hedge funds focused on cryptocurrency trading has doubled in recent months, seemingly confirming Mike Novogratz (and others) forecast that rising institutional interest...Show More Summary
A provision in the new GOP tax law would allow hedge fund managers to dodge a longer waiting period to claim the carried interest provision. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Internal Revenue Service will attempt...Show More Summary
Two long-standing staffers at $5 billion quant hedge fund PDT Partners have left, according to people familiar with the matter. They are: Daniel Pugh, who headed trading operations and worked at PDT for ten years, and; Michael Shpigelmacher, a senior investment researcher who worked at the fund for six years. Show More Summary
By Maiya Keidan and Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Shipping stocks may still be in the doldrums in the view of many investors, but hedge funds have bet at least $675 million on signs of renewed buoyancy in the industry. Hedge...Show More Summary