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19 May. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Institutional investors are no longer on the sidelines about crypto: hedge fund news, week 20 [more]
12 May. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Some cryptocurrency hedge funds stand out having adopted 'alternative' trading strategies: hedge fund news, week 19 [more]
05 May. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Big reshuffle on the top end of UK hedge funds: hedge fund news, week 18 [more]
28 Apr. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: 100 cryptocurrency hedge fund launches expected in 2018: hedge fund news, week 17 [more]
22 Apr. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund assets climb for 7 straight quarters as investors reduce equity beta: hedge fund news, week 16 [more]
14 Apr. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund investors doubt artificial intelligence can be relied on for fundamental investing : hedge fund news, week 15. [more]
07 Apr. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: 83% of endowments and 66% of foundations now invest in hedge funds: hedge fund news, week 14 [more]
01 Apr. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: High demand for hedge fund products seen to continue throughout 2018: hedge fund news, week 13 [more]
24 Mar. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: A.W. Jones, hedge fund pioneer since 1949, launches alternative investment boutique: hedge fund news, week 12 [more]
17 Mar. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds expected to make a dramatic comeback this year: hedge fund news, week 11 [more]
10 Mar. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Number of crypto hedge funds seen to further rise: hedge fund news, week 10 [more]
03 Mar. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Some big name hedge funds report profits in 2018 after losing out in 2017: hedge fund news, week 08 [more]
24 Feb. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: More hedge funds come forth that profited from volatility: hedge fund news, week 08 [more]
17 Feb. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Investors regain confidence in hedge funds, allocating again: hedge fund news, week 07 [more]
10 Feb. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: The VIX spiked 118% as market extended its losses to a new record: hedge fund news, week 06 [more]
04 Feb. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: More crypto hedge funds launch despite Bitcoin slump: hedge fund news, week 05 [more]
27 Jan. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: In 2017 investors put most money into sub $1bn hedge funds: hedge fund news, week 04 [more]
21 Jan. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds' asset base grew by $219.0bn in 2017, the highest since 2014 : hedge fund news, week 03 [more]
13 Jan. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds up in 21 of the trailing 22 months: hedge fund news, week 02 [more]
06 Jan. 2018 Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds start new year with wave of new fund launches: hedge fund news, week 01 [more]
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  1. News Briefs - Warren Buffett: Target date funds aren't the way to go, Cambridge Analytica could be reborn under a different name[more]

    Warren Buffett: Target date funds aren't the way to go Planning for retirement can be complicated and stressful. This is why target date funds - funds that are managed based on when you expect to retire - are so attractive. Over time, the balance of stocks, bonds and cash evolve automati

  2. Investing - Hedge funds hike Smurfit Kappa positions amid takeover deal hopes, Hedge fund IBV Capital digs deep to unlock long-term value in a competitive market, Eisman of 'The Big Short' fame recommends shorting Deutsche Bank[more]

    Hedge funds hike Smurfit Kappa positions amid takeover deal hopes From Irishtimes.com: Two US hedge funds, Davidson Kempner and York Capital, have accumulated a combined 4.74 per cent interest in cardboard box maker Smurfit Kappa using financial derivatives. It comes as many investors cl

  3. Foundations of hedge fund managers gave big to controversial donor-advised funds[more]

    In the world of philanthropy and tax-deductible charitable giving, the explosion of donor-advised funds has touched off intense debate. Now, there is evidence that the DAF boom is being further fuelled by hedge fund foundation money. Four of the top five foundations that gave the most to large do

  4. Study: For hedge funds, smaller is better[more]

    From Institutionalinvestor.com: The smaller the hedge fund is, the better its performance is likely to be, according to a new study. The study - "Size, Age, and the Performance Life Cycle of Hedge Funds," released April 26 - sought to determine whether a hedge fund's size and age had any effect on i

  5. Hedge fund returns rose in April for first gain since January[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Bloomberg Hedge Fund Database shows returns flat this year - Currency strategies had the biggest monthly gain at 13% Hedge fund returns increased 0.78 percent in April, reversing two consecutive monthly declines. The swing of 134 basis points was driven by gains in all seven