Posts Tagged ‘Hedge Fund Performance’


Did Stephen Taub Finally Read One of Our Articles?

Today, Stephen Taub of Institutional Investor’s Alpha published an article titled, “Hedge Funds Lag the Market, But Their Top Stock Picks......(read more)
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Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG): The Media is Dead Wrong About Hedge Funds

It’s time to set the record straight. Many members of the media have reacted negatively to the development that hedge funds will be allowed to advertise......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Jim Rogers, BarclayHedge

Icahn boost Motricity stake (TotalTele) Activist investor Carl Icahn and affiliates reported a boosted 31% stake in Motricity Inc. after exercising subscription......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Mitt Romney, Paul Singer, David Harding

What Will Happen to Wall Street if Romney Wins in November? (Minyanville) During the first presidential debate, a Yahoo Finance poll found that 80% of......(read more)
David Abrams

Hedge Fund News: Marc Faber, David Abrams, Ray Dalio

Marc Faber: If I Were Bernanke, I Would Resign (CNBC) Central bankers are “counterfeit money printers” and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke should......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Performance Q2 2012

Insider Monkey is in the business of monkeying best hedge funds‘ best stock picks. We are looking for hedge funds with the best long stock picks......(read more)

Are Hedged Mutual Funds Good For Investors?

Hedge funds offer investors a lot of alternatives to profit or hedge in financial markets. Unfortunately only accredited investors can invest in them.......(read more)

News: John Paulson, Hedge Fund Returns, Ron Gutfleish

Hedge Fund Manager Buys Astor Estate (FINalternatives) Elm Ridge Capital’s Ronald Gutfleish and his wife, Stacey Sorrow, bought Brooke Astor’......(read more)

Hedge Fund Performance Persistence

Hedge fund performance numbers are closely followed by investors and the media. Is past performance an indicator of future results? Of course past performance......(read more)

John Paulson’s Performance Starts to Rebound

John Paulson and his fund Paulson & Co became famous for bets against subprime mortgages. More recently, Paulson & Co gained notoriety for its......(read more)
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Ex-Goldman Sachs Traders Find Making Money Isn’t Easy

When ex-Goldman Sachs (GS) Group traders Pierre-Henri Flamand and Morgan Sze left the company, they were able raise “more than $4.5 billion for......(read more)
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John Paulson’s Paulson & Co Off to a Good Start in 2012

2011 was a rough year for John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. – his Advantage Plus fund was down 52.5% for the year and his other funds didn’......(read more)

Ken Griffin’s Citadel Clears High Water Mark

Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group cleared its high-water mark, reports the New York Times. The fund “suffered more than 50 percent in......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Performance in 2011 Not All Lemons

Hedge fund may have had a tough year, on average – Amid political uncertainty, the debt-ceiling debate in Congress and mounting fears of a European......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Outflows Rose to 4.84%, Inflows Rose to 3.96%

As investors get their books in order to start the new year off right, many are making the move away from hedge funds data showed Wednesday. “The......(read more)

Hedge Funds End 2011 on a Bad Note

Hedge fund performance in 2011 was one of the worst years ever for hedge funds. “Last year was dismal for hedge fund performance, according to an......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Increase Bets Against Euro to Record High

Hedge funds may have been hit hard by the market volatility triggered by the European sovereign debt crisis, with hedge funds going out of business at......(read more)
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John Paulson’s Year a Little Worse After Poor December Returns

John Paulson just can’t seem to catch a break lately. He overcorrected his positions in October after reporting year-to-date losses of 47% through......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Strategy Makes Major Difference in Performance

Hedge funds may have had a rough time of things lately – the average hedge fund was down 4% year-to-date through the end of November – but the losses......(read more)

Hedge Fund Performance Down But Investors Not Swayed

In spite of their poor performance in recent times (check out Hedge Fund Performance in November), hedge funds are still on the top of many investors&#......(read more)
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BlueCrest and Brevan Howard Buck Low Hegde Fund Performance Trend

Hedge fund performance is not all bad. November may have been the worst month since the bankruptcy of the Lehman Brothers for the average hedge fund,......(read more)
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Investors Disappointed at Lackluster Hedge Fund Performance

The affair between hedge funds and their investors is over. Hedge funds are an asset class that used to be famous for its ability to make money in all......(read more)

Highbridge Capital Lays Off 3 Senior Execs and 3 Analysts

Highbridge Capital Management is making some big changes after its long/short equity fund reported lackluster performance in 2011. The Highbridge Capital......(read more)

New Hedge Fund Research Suggests Hedge Fund Alpha Closer to Zero

Hedge fund managers used to be the upper echelons of the investing world. They were the men (and women) that were most quoted, most talked about and most......(read more)

John Paulson’s 2011 Returns and Performance

John Paulson has had a rough year, in fact the worst of his career reports Bloomberg, but if October is any indication, he could be on the rebound. The......(read more)

Dan Loeb Says He Was Too Cautious During October Rally

Dan Loeb is the founder and manager at Third Point. He is well known for big and successful investments....(read more)

Monkeys are Better at Picking Hedge Funds Than Fund of Hedge Funds

Hedge funds are a mystery to many people. They can be confusing and investors are wise to seek the advice before investing. MarketWatch posed the question......(read more)
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John Paulson Misses Out on Rally, Predictions Correct

John Paulson has had a rough time of things lately. His largest hedge fund lost 47% in the first nine months of the year and now, the man that gained......(read more)
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Donald Yacktman’s Fund Outperforming 96% of Peers

Donald Yacktman is one of the most successful fund managers in the industry reports Businessweek....(read more)

Dr. Brigette Roberts’ Hedge Fund Up 6% YTD

Meet Dr. Brigette Roberts. In a market where many hedge fund mangers are down double digits, Roberts’ fund is up 6% YTD according to BusinessInsider......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Performance Under Fama-French Four-Factor Model

There are many models to evaluate the performance of hedge funds. In this article, we analyzed the performance of the overall hedge fund index as well......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Have Alpha and Beta

Hedge funds have alpha and beta. There are many models to evaluate the performance of hedge funds. In this article, we analyzed the performance of the......(read more)
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Best Stock Picking Hedge Funds in August

What are the best stock picking hedge funds in August? We don’t get to see hedge funds’ actual portfolios but we get to see their stock picks......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Performance August 2011

Hedge fund performance in August 2011 was disappointing, according to Financial Times. “Hedge fund industry has failed to live up to its name”......(read more)
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Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index and Hedge Fund Performance

According to the latest press release by Credit Suisse Index Co., The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index had an increase of 0.69% in July with six......(read more)

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