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Hedge funds bearishly positioned, watching for correction

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hedge funds remain bearishly positioned in the markets despite a rally in Japan and some positive trends in US equities. According to the latest data from lead hedge fund analyst Mary Ann Bartels at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global research, Long/Short fund exposures remain well below the 30-40% benchmark for the second week. Market Neutral funds sold their exposures to 11% the lowest net short since August 2009.

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