Oh, how a rough beta market environment can impact hedge fund returns.
Interview with Gate City Capital
Last fall as he was wrapping up his third-quarter letter to investors, Michael Melby,... Read More
As 2018 officially closes, and year-end returns trickle into HSBC’s Hedge Weekly performance report, an interesting phenomenon is on display. Systematic hedge funds, many of whom have traditionally adhered... Read More
The bout of volatility that investors experienced in December of 2018 may be here to stay, if 2019 predictions from Greenwich Associates are accurate. Meanwhile, Agecroft Partners thinks the... Read More
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As the stock market stabilizes from one of its wildest 30-day periods during a statistical period of seasonal strength, the noncorrelated investment manager comes into focus. During... Read More
As Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chair Chris Giancarlo stares down his European counterparts over harmonizing global derivatives regulations, threatening to lock out large EU banks from US derivatives... Read More
The shift towards quantitative investing continues, but the avalanche of momentum that occurred over the previous years is slowing, a new study from Morgan Stanley reveals. Machine learning continues... Read More
Kenneth Grace appeared to have found the secret sauce. Boasting annualized investing returns of over 20% in his Goldsky Global Alpha Fund, the self-described quantitative investment manager had professional... Read More
Perhaps one of the most well-known “secrets” in the managed futures CTA industry is the risk associated with the un-hedged "naked" short selling of options. Author and registered Commodity... Read More
August 10, 2018 was a day that shocked Monsanto executives.
Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc
That was when a San Francisco jury found that the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, RoundUp and Ranger... Read More
With Europe’s Markets in Financial Directives (MiFID II) approaching its one year anniversary this January 3, the concerns that the sweeping regulations designed to increase transparency and diversity are,... Read More
Eric Andersen and Robert Wallendorf, portfolio manager and director of research respectively at Western Standard Partners, have a portfolio objective in 2018. The Los Angeles-based long/short hedge fund, up... Read More
Jacob Wohl could be under investigation, again.
The 20-year-old self-described “hedge fund guru,” prominently featured in numerous media reports, has graduated. No, he didn’t graduate from college where a degree... Read More