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Brexit In Reverse?
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LONDON – Economic reality is beginning to catch up with the false hopes of many Britons. One year ago, when a slim majority voted for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, they believed the promises of the popular press, and of the politicians who backed the Leave campaign, that Brexit would not reduce their living standards. Indeed, in
Hugh Hendry Loses on Le Pen Trade; Goes All in on Four Bets
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There are certain alternative fund managers and derivatives analysts that take an unconventional look at the world. They express a desire for the deep understanding of risk, often looking at the ugly from the inside out. Eclectica Absolute Macro Fund manager Hugh Hendry, in an April letter to investorsreviewed by ValueWalk, looks back at the French election and sees the bigger
Hedge Fund May News: Alpha Driven by Shorts and Other Top Stories
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Also see Q1 hedge fund letters “Better to be out of a bull market than fully invested in a bear market.” – Bill Henry Alpha in May driven by short side Morgan Stanley Hedge funds as an insurance amidst uncertain markets As bond prices are expected to decline with further US interest rate hikes, investors may want to use hedging
Hedge Funds Continue Fifth-Month Growth With 0.31% Gains
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Hedge funds posted their fifth consecutive month of gains this year, up 0.31%1 during the month of May. Meanwhile, underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) were up 1.09% over the same period. Equity markets performed well this month with strength led by developed markets. Encouraging macroeconomic data from Europe and Japan buoyed economic recovery sentiments
Magnetar Capital on the Need for Diverse Fee Models
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The world is in the middle of a disruptive transitory phase, Joseph Scoby of Magnetar Capital observed. It is not just the transitions from video cassettes, hotels and taxis to Netflix, Airbnb and Uber. In financial services, a similar transition is taking place in how alpha is considered relative to beta. The opaque “closed hood” hedge fund model, at times
Total Alpha Has Been Positive in 70% of the Months Since Jan 2010
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Event Driven Hedge Funds  are shining according to new data from a prime brokerage unit of a large bank. Hedge funds posted a seventh consecutive month of positive returns in May according to Morgan Stanley’s May 2017 Hedge Fund Recap report. Bridgewater Reveals Uncorrelated Strategy, Volatility & Beta Targeting The report, which relies on proprietary estimates of hedge fund returns
Crispin Odey Says China Is Close to a Breaking Point
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There has been an active discussion as to which market is “smarter,” stock or bond traders. Stocks have seen tremendous price growth since the US Presidential election, breaking into new 2017 highs. This has occurred while bond markets have decoupled since January. Bearish hedge fund managerCrispin Odey notices this divergence and says one market is likely providing a correct analysis
Ray Dalio is Trying to Solve the Puzzle That is Donald Trump
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Shortly before Donald Trump took the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States, Bridgewater Associates' Ray Dalio suggested on his LinkedIn blog that the new administration's policies would turn profit makers from villains to heroes, igniting the "animal spirit" inside America's business elite and turning the country into a capitalist dreamland where all the big money
John Paulson’s Decline Continues as Investor Withdrawals Pile Up
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Numerous missteps and unsuccessful bets by hedge-fund mogul John Paulson have led to massive losses and investor withdrawals, reports Bloomberg. It’s been 10 years since his rise to prominence through shorting the U.S. housing market, and Paulson’s fund has seen a $28 billion dollar drop in total assets since its peak in 2011. The numbers make for difficult reading for
Video: Kenneth Griffin: Investment Strategy, Hedge Funds and Government
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An interview with billionaire and the and founder and CEO of investment firm Citadel, Kenneth Griffin. In this interview Kenneth discusses how he invests at Citadel and how he delivers excess returns. Kenneth also talks about the new administration under Donald Trump and how deregulation will create more innovation. Source: Made with PhotoshopLike if you enjoyed Subscribe for more:http://bit.ly/InvestorsArchive Follow