Investors optimistic on hedge funds in 2018: Deutsche Bank – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose SHANGHAI, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — Investors have renewed optimism towards hedge funds in 2018, after a strong year for risk assets globally, a new survey indicates. Deutsche Bank has released its 16th annual Alternative Investment Survey, with responses from 436 global hedge fund investors managing and/or advising 2.1 trillion U.S. dollars in hedge […]

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Hedge Fund Manager Palomba Leaves Citadel After Losses – Bloomberg

Hedge fund manager Uberto Palomba has left Citadel LLC after suffering losses on a Hungarian trade, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Palomba quit the firm this month after losing money in January and a negative performance in 2017, the person said, asking not to be identified as the matter is private. […]

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Hedge Funds Raise Bets Against H&M After Worst Year Since 2000 … – Bloomberg

Hennes & Mauritz AB shares plunged 33 percent in 2017, marking their worst year since the beginning of this century. But short trading data shows hedge funds are expecting the Swedish fashion retailer to keep falling. Short interest in H&M is now above 9 percent of outstanding shares, according to Markit data. A year ago, […]

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Endowments Should Scale Back Hedge Fund Holdings, Commonfund's CEO Says – Bloomberg

Large U.S. endowments should trim hedge fund holdings to 10 percent of their portfolios to protect against market downturns, said Catherine Ann Keating, chief executive officer of money manager Commonfund. “There is a lot of equity risk in the typical hedge fund, not necessarily all of them, but in many hedge funds there is a […]

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How to Take Control of Your Hedge Fund – Institutional Investor

It used to be that only the largest institutional investors could get a hedge fund to agree to run its strategy in a separate account designed just for them. But with a more difficult environment for hedge funds these days, small and mid-size investors are asking and getting special treatment as well, several hedge fund […]

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$34 billion hedge fund Elliott Management says a 'dénouement' is approaching — and it's a disaster waiting to happen – Business Insider

Billionaire Paul Singer, founder of Elliott Management.Wikimedia Paul Singer’s Elliott Management, a $34 billion hedge fund, is beating the drum again about an impending market crash. Elliott has long raised concerns about market conditions. “If you think the human race is in a better and more knowledgeable state than in the past, good luck to […]

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