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Hedge funds net short S&P, gold longs near one year high - BofA

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Hedge funds have cut their positions on the S&P500 to a net short according to the latest hedge fund monitor data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research. Technicals suggest additional selling may be on the horizon. The Diversified Investible Hedge Fund index is up 0.40% for the week.

On a strategy basis CTA Advisors topped among the indices, returning 0.90%. Models indicate that Market Neutral funds increased market exposure to -1% net short from -6% net short. Equity Long/Short market exposure decreased to 34% net long from 37% net long; above the ......................

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