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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…

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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