Hedge Funds Come Roaring Back, But Redemptions Continue

Many hedge fund managers have been burned by investor redemptions since the last few months of 2018, but even though performance has improved dramatically this year, investors continue to claw back capital from funds. In fact, redemptions are overshadowing the performance-based gains recorded by some funds, although the first [...]


Investors Are Unloading Industrial And Tech Stocks

The equity markets have remained strong since the beginning of the year, but every so often, we catch a glimpse that this could soon change. Major stock indices like the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average have been advancing steadily, but it sounds like investors may finally be [...]


Gold Prices Heading For $1,400/ Oz. By Q4: BofAML

Gold prices downshifted on Wednesday and Thursday as the U.S. dollar and equity markets remained strong. Traditionally, gold prices are negatively correlated with the dollar, so as the dollar rises, the yellow metal slumps. That negative correlation snapped briefly earlier this year, and although it looks like it's back [...]


Another Green Month For Moon Capital

photo-graphe / Pixabay   We're only a few months into 2019, but so far the markets have been much kinder to most hedge funds than they were last year. Moon Capital said in its February report that it was up 3.3% for the month, following January's 2.9% gain and December's 1.9% [...]


Why Merger Arbitrage Hedge Funds May Have It Made In 2019

Although the last few months of 2018 were gruesome for most hedge funds, some strategies did better than others, as usual. One strategy that's starting to capture investors' attention is merger arbitrage, which did hold up better when most other strategies failed. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc geralt / [...]


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