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Hedge funds aggressively buy gold futures

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Hedge funds have been net sellers for the last four weeks straight according to new data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research. Macro funds are selling out of their US dollar exposure in favor of taking aggressive positions in gold futures and the Euro. The Euro has moved back into a crowded long.

The Investable Hedge Fund Composite Index was up 0.24% for the first week of August, compared to a price return of up 0.31% fo......................

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