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A Solid Month For Most Hedge Funds

June was another good month for hedge funds, although not as good as May. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 1.38% in June as the global equity market drove gains among hedge funds. However, hedge funds underperformed the MSCI ACWI IMI, which was up 2.7% for June. The tech-heavy...

Progress on Trans Mountain Pipeline Extension continues

Controversy over the Trans Mountain Pipeline extension remains as work on the project continues even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Monthly updates sent to the Canada Energy Regulator and obtained by ValueWalk show that there is still much more work to do, although the project is expected to be completed...

This African fund likes bank stocks right now

The Laurium Limpopo Fund gained 10.4% in the second quarter but is down 18.3% for the first half of the year after a turbulent first quarter. Those numbers are roughly in line with the market as African markets rebounded in the second quarter similarly to how emerging and frontier...

Pros And Cons Of Tail Risk Funds

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series ValueWalk is doing on tail risk hedge funds. The series is based on over a month of research and discussions with over a dozen experts in the field. All the content will be first available to our premium subscribers and...

Here’s a round up of hedge funds’ May returns

Tyro Absolute Return Fund was down 1.5% for May. The fund's main contributors in May were Super Micro Computer, which gained 1.6%, Shyft Group, which was up 1%, and GCI Liberty, which gained 1%. Detractors in May include Recro Pharma, which fell 2.6%, index shorts and hedges, which declined...

Millennium Hires Ross Garon From Point 72

Millennium Management was up 2.9% in June, bringing its year-to-date return to 10.1%, which is impressive given the painful selloff in March. Q1 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more mohamed_hassan / Pixabay The firm also announced that Ross Garon will be joining as its global head of quantitative strategies. He will...

Muddy Waters’ Carson Block: We’re never wrong

Short selling is a controversial practice that sparks heated debates, including during the Virtual Fraud Fest at the Berkeley Center for Law and Business. Carson Block of Muddy Waters and attorney Michele Johnson of Latham and Watkins locked horns on several issues related to short selling and the legalities...

How Dodd-Frank changed whistleblowing forever

Throughout history, people have blown the whistle when they've seen companies do things that aren't right, but the number of whistleblowers has certainly increased in the years since the Dodd-Frank Act. At the Berkeley Center for Law and Business' Virtual Fraud Fest last week, panelists talked about whistleblower trends. Q1...

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