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News Worth Reading: January 27, 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

  • Hedge funds would be outperforming most asset classes if they just took more risk (pionline)
  • More hedge funds are shifting away from the 2 and 20 fee model (bloomberg)
  • It only takes about 20 years for a hedge fund to become wealthier than its clients (ofdollarsanddata)

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News Worth Reading: January 13, 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

  • Does constant risk targeting undermine the diversification benefit of managed futures strategies? (alphaarchitect)
  • Look out, long/short funds are getting increasingly long (bloomberg)

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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)

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News Worth Reading: December 23, 2016

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

  • The state of the hedge fund industry as 2016 draws to a close (valuewalk)
  • Seven executives at Platinum Partners were charged over a $1 billion fraud (businessinsider)
  • Bridgewater wants to use algos to perform day-to-day management of its business (wsj)
  • An interview with the CEO of Quantopian (thefinancialrevolutionist)

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News Worth Reading: December 16, 2016

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

  • Crowdsourced hedge funds have been attracting more capital (nytimes)
  • Public pension have been underperforming their hedge fund benchmarks (pionline)
  • How some of the bigger names in the hedge fund world have fared this year (efinancialnews)
  • A NYC pension fund just sold its hedge fund stakes… to another NYC pension (ft)
  • A profile of MANA Partners, which launches on Jan 3 with about $1 billion (businessinsider)
  • Inside Numerai, a hedge fund built on outsourced data science (wired)

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News Worth Reading: December 9, 2016

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

  • Systematic macro funds outperform discretionary macro funds both before and after risk adjusting (ssrn)
  • Almost all of the new money going to hedge funds is going to big funds (bloomberg)
  • Michigan State’s endowment is shifting $100 million to quant managers (finalternatives)
  • MassPRIM is looking to invest with smaller hedge fund managers (reuters)

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News Worth Reading: December 2, 2016

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

  • Mediocre returns have yet to squash investor demand for hedge funds (reuters)
  • Hedge funds are skilled at identifying overvalued growth stocks (allaboutalpha)
  • Two Sigma is putting up a $100,000 prize for a Kaggle machine learning competition (bloomberg)
  • The co-CTO of AHL tells you what you need to do to become a hedge fund Python coder (efinancialcareers)

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News Worth Reading: November 25, 2016

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

  • Credit Suisse is raising $2 billion to buy minority stakes in hedge funds (bloomberg)
  • 61% of hedge funds had a net outflow in October (hedgeweek)
  • Hedge fund AUM has grown to $3.24 trillion despite redemptions (finalternatives)
  • It’s been a rough few years for funds of funds (preqin)
  • A rare peak inside the world’s best performing hedge fund (bloomberg)
  • A profile of Winton Capital’s David Harding (ft)

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News Worth Reading: November 18, 2016

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

  • How changing investor demands are pressuring hedge funds to adapt (valuewalk)
  • 69% of surveyed investors intend to keep their hedge fund allocations steady over the next 3 years (pionline)
  • Liquidity management has become a big issue for alternative asset managers (finalternatives)
  • 21% of the 118 hedge fund launches recorded in Q3 were event driven funds (preqin)
  • Eurekahedge claims that 566 hedge funds have closed this year through September (thisismoney)
  • A summary of the pensions and endowments that have been abandoning hedge funds (bloomberg)

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News Worth Reading: November 11, 2016

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

  • There is now more money invested in ETFs than in hedge funds (ft)
  • High frequency trader Teza is converting itself into a quant hedge fund (ft)
  • What are the most popular programming languages at hedge funds? (efinancialcareers)

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