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Hedge Funds: Winners & Losers in 2018

Hedge Funds: Winners & Losers in 2018 1200 800 AltReturns

La versione italiana è disponibile al termine di quella in inglese ENGLISH VERSION 2018 has been a tough year for hedge funds because fund managers struggled to manage the return of volatility in the last quarter and the rise of global political instability. A large part of speculative funds not only closed the year with…

Sovereign Funds: Rich Countries Go Shopping

Sovereign Funds: Rich Countries Go Shopping 1200 801 AltReturns

La versione italiana è disponibile al termine di quella in inglese. ENGLISH VERSION In the last years sovereign funds closed important deals and the combined value of their holdings reached 5 trillion USD. It’s easy to believe that regulators are worried about how they can influence global economy. What is a sovereign fund? These funds…

Quantamental approach: Half-Quant (AI), Half-Fundamental

Quantamental approach: Half-Quant (AI), Half-Fundamental 1600 1067 AltReturns

La versione italiana dell’articolo è disponibile dopo il testo in inglese. ENGLISH VERSION Quantitative strategies based on algorithms are starting to spread across financial markets and hedge funds in particular are adequating to this new approach. Despite the potential, several analysts are skeptical about the adoption of algos and the mix between quantitative and fundamental approaches (“quantamental”),…

Top Hedge Funds: who are the “big guys”?

Top Hedge Funds: who are the “big guys”? 1200 900 AltReturns

A hedge fund is an investment fund that pools capital from accredited individuals or institutional investors and invests in a variety of assets, often with complex portfolio-construction and risk-management techniques. It is administered by a professional investment management firm, and often structured as a limited partnership, limited liability company, or similar vehicle. Hedge funds are generally distinct from mutual funds, as their use of leverage is not capped by regulators, and…

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Hedge funds bet on shortage of Brent oil

Hedge funds bet on shortage of Brent oil 1200 897 AltReturns

This article on hedge funds and brent oil has been published on Sweet Crude Reports on the 28th September 2018. Hedge fund managers made only minor adjustments to their overall position in petroleum futures and options in the latest week but continued their rotation out of West Texas Intermediate into Brent. Hedge funds and other money…

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Developing Crowd-Sourced Trading Strategies and DIY Hedge Funds

Developing Crowd-Sourced Trading Strategies and DIY Hedge Funds 1200 614 AltReturns

This article onCrowd-Sourced Trading has been written by Justin Chain and published on Data Driven Investor on the 19th of August 2018. It was once the norm that being a hedge fund quant required some seriously impressive academic credentials. Straight-A’s at school, a degree from a top tier university, and perhaps even a PhD was needed…

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US Hedge Funds Bet on Retail, Tech in Second-Quarter as Economy Sizzled

US Hedge Funds Bet on Retail, Tech in Second-Quarter as Economy Sizzled 1200 789 AltReturns

This article on US Hedge Funds bet on Retail and Tech has been published on Channel News Asia on the 14th of August 2018. REUTERS: Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big second-quarter bets that the U.S. economy would continue to expand despite increasing concerns about a broadening trade dispute between the United States and China, regulatory filings…

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