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News Worth Reading: October 28, 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 hedge fund game is getting much harder, and managers are worried (bloomberg)
  • Hedge fund managers are seriously underestimating the potential of quant strategies (pionline)
  • The three most important differentiators between managed futures strategies (hedgeweek)

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News Worth Reading: October 21, 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

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News Worth Reading: October 14, 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

  • In praise of quantamental hedge fund managers (businessinsider)
  • Renaissance Technologies has brought in more than $7 billion in new money over the last year (wsj)

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News Worth Reading: October 7, 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

  • Preqin has released a special report on the US hedge fund industry (preqin)
  • An interview with Point72’s head of big data (businessinsider)

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News Worth Reading: September 30, 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

  • Hedge funds are slashing fees left and right to retain clients (reuters)
  • Julian Robertson hates everything (businessinsider)
  • Goodbye, Perry Capital (ft)

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News Worth Reading: September 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

  • Small allocations to alternatives aren’t going to move your portfolio’s needle (longboardfunds)
  • Nearly half of hedge fund investors feel like its getting harder to find attractive opportunities (preqin)
  • Blue chip hedge funds are underperforming lesser known funds this year (efinancialnews)
  • Only about 35% of hedge funds still charge 2 and 20 (finalternatives)
  • Don’t feel bad for struggling hedge funds (bloomberg)
  • The SEC charged Leon Cooperman, CEO of Omega Advisors, with insider trading (businessinsider)

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News Worth Reading: September 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

  • Hedge funds are increasingly offering clawbacks and cutting fees to retain investors (ft)
  • Bridgewater is raking in new capital even as its flagship fund struggles (ft)

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News Worth Reading: September 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

  • The alternative investment universe is getting too big for investors to handle (finalternatives)
  • Alternative beta funds are a lower cost, viable substitute for traditional hedge funds (hedgeweek)
  • Family offices have been slashing hedge fund exposure (bloomberg)
  • Barron’s ranks the 100 best performing hedge funds over the last three years (barrons)

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News Worth Reading: September 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

  • Investors are really unhappy with activist hedge funds (bloomberg)
  • How Netflix spawned a quant bromance (bloomberg)
  • After years of struggles, private equity giant Carlyle is close to abandoning its hedge funds (ft)
  • Leda Braga’s BlueCrest is officially a behemoth, despite its modest returns (efinancialnews)

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News Worth Reading: August 26, 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

  • Funds of funds are increasingly structuring portfolios based on factor exposures (pionline)
  • Investors pulled another $25 billion from hedge funds in July (finalternatives)
  • “Hedge” funds are no longer named appropriately (businessinsider)
  • The interests of hedge fund managers and investors are not aligned (reuters)
  • Merger arb assets have grown from $100 million in 1990 to $21 billion today (bloomberg)
  • Compensation at Asian hedge funds is likely to be way down this year (efinancialcareers)
  • Citigroup has lost its last prop trader (wsj)
  • A few interpretations of the recent shake-ups at Tudor Investment Corp. (awealthofcommonsense)

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