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The Comeback of the Twitter Hedge Fund: hedge fund news, week 25

Monday, June 24, 2013

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Paul Hawtin
After setting up the world’s first “Twitter Hedge Fund” in 2011, Paul Hawtin is back launching Cayman Atlantic at the WIRED Money conference in London on Monday 1st July 2013. Cayman Atlantic is a world first investment management company that “unlocks hidden trading opportunities within real-time social media data”.

At this week's at the GAIM Conference in Monaco, delegates were told that funds of funds were more aggressive in pushing down hedge fund fees; hedge fund managers said they were bracing for a renewed debt crisis; delegates also reportedly discussed ways to reinvent themselves as more socially conscious individuals while making money at the same time; and again according to Reuters, delegates admitted that European and Asian hedge fund firms were struggling to break into the U.S. market.

In the week-ending 21 June 2013, it was reported that Third Eye Capital had launched an alternative credit trust fund; Highbridge Capital raised $3bn......................

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