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News Worth Reading: January 6, 2017

There’s always great information out there if you know where to look. The following comprises our list of news worth reading from the past week.

Hedge Funds

  • 10 predictions for the hedge fund industry in 2017 (hedgeco)
  • Investors are pressuring hedge funds to become more conservative (wsj)
  • Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio takes on the Wall Street Journal (institutionalinvestor)
  • AUM at Leon Cooperman’s Omega Advisors fell 27% in December (institutionalinvestor)


  • There’s a big difference between sounding knowledgeable and being knowledgeable (awealthofcommonsense)
  • A year’s worth of quant links, one day at a time (cuemacro)
  • Using trend following to improve factor performance (alphaarchitect)
  • Mutual fund returns have declined and become less disperse (syouth1)


  • Estimating the risk of low liquidity securities (ssrn)

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