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Hedge funds reducing risk - BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Bailey McCann,Opalesque New York: Macro hedge funds are reducing their risk according to the latest research from BofA Merrill Lynch hedge funds analyst, Mary Ann Bartels. Macros are aggressively selling S&P 500, NASDAQ 100, 10-year Treasuries and commodities, while partially covering USD, according to data in the report.

Large funds continued to add to their short positions on the Russel 2000. In commodities, speculators continued to sell soybeans, platinum and copper while maintaining t......................

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