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Japan Is Still Attracting Activists
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Levels of activism in Japan are just shy of last year’s record numbers as of June 18, according to data from Activist Insight Online, driven mostly by outside investors for the first time in at least six years. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products You Should Avoid? sasint / Pixabay So far in
Cliff Asness Talks Strategies for High Risk Markets
Cliff Asness, founder, managing principal and chief investment officer of AQR Capital Management, shares his views and strategies for investing in today’s expensive and risky markets in Consuelo Mack WealthTrack’s Season 15 premiere “Strategies for High Risk Markets” this Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET nationwide on public television (check local listings) and online at wealthtrack.com. Q1 hedge fund
Hedge Funds Returned an Average of +0.65% in May 2018
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Similar to earlier months of 2018, hedge funds were generally positive during the month of May, but there were segments of the industry meaningfully impacted to the downside by notable events. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products You Should Avoid? In May, the re-emergence of European sovereign debt issues caused segmented losses which
Paul Singer Talks Corporate Governance and 'Business Ethics'
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Notes from The Deal Corporate Governance Conference which took place on the 7th of June, 2018. Find the previous coverage here and full notes here. For the third year, Jim Cramer and The Deal will host an exclusive gathering of corporate decision makers and their key advisors to discuss the best strategies to meet and master the latest and most
Cliff Asness: Free Markets, Investing and Fighting Warren Buffett
An interview with billionaire quantitative investor and co-founder of AQR Capital Management, Cliff Asness. In this interview, Cliff discusses learning about and his views on free markets and quantitative investing. Cliff also talks about fighting Warren Buffett on Twitter and critiquing Obama. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products You Should Avoid? Cliff Asness:
Carson Block Says Chinese Companies ‘Don’t Play by the Rules’
Carson Block, chief investment officer at Muddy Waters Capital, talks about his views on China with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker at the Bloomberg Invest Summit in New York. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products You Should Avoid? Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot Carson Block Says Chinese Companies 'Don't Play By The Rules' Transcript Well
Crypto Funds Launches Outpacing Hedge Fund Starts for Second Straight Year
Since 2017, crypto funds have been the fastest growing sector of the hedge fund industry. Despite falling cryptocurrency prices this year, the number of new crypto funds being launched has actually accelerated. In just the first five months of 2018, there were a whopping 61 crypto fund launches, according to Crypto Fund Research. This number includes 41 crypto hedge funds
More Hedge Funds Opened Than Closed for the First Four Months of 2018
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Best and Worst Performing Strategies Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products You Should Avoid? Distressed Debt +4.60% YTD +US$0.57 billion AUM YTD Distressed debt hedge funds continued to be the best performing strategy on a year-to-date basis, supported by the high yield and leveraged loans market performance during the month on the back
Jim Rogers Tells Chinese Media – Trump Wants a Trade War
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Jim Rogers on Chinese state media on the hot topic of trade disputes between the US and the world’s second-largest economy. Below are an informal excerpt transcript and the full video Video with CGTN and informal transcript below The topics to be discussed upfront are what they want to have that they don’t want to trade at least China doesn’t
Jim Chanos: The Psychology of Short Selling
An interview with famed short seller and founder of Kynikos Associates, Jim Chanos. In this interview, Jim discusses the psychology needed to be a short seller and traits of a successful short seller. Jim also talks about China and his prediction it is heading for a crash. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products