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Alternative Links: The Next 5 Years

Alternative Links: The Next 5 Years | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
“Managed Futures in the Next Five Years – (Hedge Fund Intelligence) Feature – Advisors that are ready for the bear market with alternatives – (Barrons) Education: Deconstructing Management Fees In Alternative Funds – (Forbes) How to Think About ‘Alternative’...”
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Attack of the Hedge Fund Clones

``If you can make it past the jargony horror of the fund names and their strategies, they're a pretty interesting bunch.
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Three members join EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board

Three members join EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Funds by country Hedge Three new members have joined EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board, which brings together scholars, representatives of regulatory bodies and senior executives from business partners and other leading...
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Blackstone Plans Fund Of Best Hedge Fund Ideas

Blackstone Plans Fund Of Best Hedge Fund Ideas | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
The Blackstone Group is set to launch a new hedge fund that will invest in other hedge fund managers' top trades. The planned "super" hedge fund will be something akin to a best ideas fund of hedge funds.
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Paulson Sticking With Gold

Paulson Sticking With Gold | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Paulson & Co. is not spooked by the recent swoon in gold prices—a swoon that cost firm founder John Paulson in excess of $1 billion. read more
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Hedge Fund Replication: A Re-examination of Two Key Studies

Hedge Fund Replication: A Re-examination of Two Key Studies | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Guest columnist Andrew Beer re-visits two significant studies on hedge fund replication.
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Lyxor: Hedge Funds Up 0.62% In March, 2.36% In Q1

Lyxor: Hedge Funds Up 0.62% In March, 2.36% In Q1 | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Hedge funds rose 0.62% last month, according to the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index. read more
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February was modest month for hedge fund strategies, says Edhec-Risk

February was modest month for hedge fund strategies, says Edhec-Risk | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Hedge Equity-focused hedge fund strategies exhibited returns that were broadly consistent with market dynamics in February, according figures released by Edhec-Risk.
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Financial advisers up allocations to absolute return strategies, says Brinker Barometer

Financial advisers up allocations to absolute return strategies, says Brinker Barometer | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
United States funds Hedge Absolute return (AR) strategies appear to be gaining acceptance and momentum among financial advisers, according to the Brinker Capital’s Q4 Brinker Barometer survey.
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BofAML: Leverage Approaches 2007 Levels

BofAML: Leverage Approaches 2007 Levels | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Leverage, as measured by NYSE Margin Debt data, was up 31.6% on the year in January and 10.2% on the month to $364 billion, approaching the July 2007 peak of $381 billion. read more
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Endowments question merits of hedge funds after negative returns in 2012

Endowments question merits of hedge funds after negative returns in 2012 | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
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Hedge funds remain the single largest allocation for US university endowments but an extended period of lacklustre returns is leading some in the endowment community to question their value.
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Gam reorganises to better integrate hedge fund and mutual fund businesses

Gam reorganises to better integrate hedge fund and mutual fund businesses | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
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Changes are taking place at Gam as the hedge fund manager reorganises its operations and acquires a minority stake in US-based manager QFS. Gam now manages $48 billion across its entire product range.
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Managed Futures Mutual Funds 2012 Performance

Managed Futures Mutual Funds 2012 Performance | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
TweetIt’s been almost a year since we expanded our look at managed futures mutual funds to consider the new entrants into the space, and now we have a year’s worth of data to test our hypothesis that these funds would, in aggregate, underperform...
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Assessing smart beta risk factor performance

Assessing smart beta risk factor performance | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Vincent Denoiseux, a director in Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management systematic funds business, analyses the smart beta trend of investors looking to create portfolios of risk factors.
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Cern Pension chief urges others to ‘think like global macro hedge funds’

Cern Pension chief urges others to ‘think like global macro hedge funds’ | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Risk.net CEO of the Cern Pension Fund Theodore Economou says pension funds should use the techniques of the best global macro hedge fund managers to control risk and volatility while producing absolute returns ...
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BofAML: Market Neutral Funds Increase Exposure To 16% Net Long

BofAML: Market Neutral Funds Increase Exposure To 16% Net Long | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Market neutral hedge funds increased their market exposure to 16% net long, as of mid-May, approaching a 2012 high, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hedge Fund Monitor. read more
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Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.75 per cent in April

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.75 per cent in April | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Barclays United States funds Hedge Hedge funds gained 0.75 per cent in April, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge.
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Long/short hedge funds outperform other strategies in Q1 2013, says Preqin

Long/short hedge funds outperform other strategies in Q1 2013, says Preqin | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Funds by country Hedge Long/short hedge funds are the top performing strategy in the first quarter of 2013, with cumulative net returns of 4.43 per cent, according to Preqin.
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European investor appetite for niche FoHF offerings growing

European investor appetite for niche FoHF offerings growing | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Risk.net Europe's fund of hedge funds industry has suffered AUM declines since 2008 but there are signs of a rising appetite for niche strategies and bespoke mandates.
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Saba's Weinstein Says Harpooning JPMorgan Whale 'Easy' Money

Saba's Weinstein Says Harpooning JPMorgan Whale 'Easy' Money | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Betting against JPMorgan Chase's "London whale" was a no-brainer, a prominent hedge fund manager who profited handsomely from the trade said.
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BofAML: Hedge Funds Fully Invested In Q4

BofAML: Hedge Funds Fully Invested In Q4 | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Hedge funds were fully invested, with cash levels down to 4.6% in Q4 2012, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hedge Funds Monitor.
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Second Private Equity ETF Comes To Market

Second Private Equity ETF Comes To Market | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Exchange-traded fund shop ProShares has launched a private-equity vehicle. read more
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Le palmarès 2012 des gérants de « hedge fund» les mieux payés

Le palmarès 2012 des gérants de « hedge fund» les mieux payés | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
David Tepper, d'Appaloosa, spécialiste des entreprises en difficultés et du crédit, est en tête du classement.
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Le Palmarès 2012 des Gérants de «hedge funds» Les Mieux Payés...

"David Tepper, d'Appaloosa, Spécialiste des Entreprises en Difficultés et du crédit, intérêt en tête du classement".




Le palmarès 2012 des gérants de « hedge fund» les mieux payés via @Vince75015 http://sco.lt/...


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$600 Billion In Trades In Four Years: How Apple Puts Even The Most Aggressive Hedge Funds To Shame

$600 Billion In Trades In Four Years: How Apple Puts Even The Most Aggressive Hedge Funds To Shame | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that for the better part of the past year Apple, Inc.
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Algorithmic and high-frequency trading positive for markets, says UK report

Algorithmic and high-frequency trading positive for markets, says UK report | Hedge Funds | Scoop.it
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A recent study by the UK's Government Office for Science disproves commonly held negative perceptions about high-frequency trading and also looks at the impact algorithmic trading has on markets.
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