Bob Treue's hedge fund recovers in August, up 0.5% (+16% YTD)... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The Barnegat Fund
reported that it recovered from the small loss the fund sustained in
July with a small gain in August. The fund posted a 0.5% gain during the
month and is up 16% in 2014. Barnegat’s compounded annu
CogentHedge shuts down... [more]Originally developed and launched in 2001 as an in-house research facility for Cogent Alternative Strategies Inc., a third party marketer of hedge funds and other highly specialized alternative strategies for major institutional investors worldwide, CogentHedge became a trusted, highly accurate onli
Investors boost hedge fund holdings in August... [more]From Reuters.com: Hedge fund investors added more cash than they redeemed from the asset class in September, following performance gains during August, new data showed on Thursday.
The SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index, which calculates monthly hedge fund subscriptions minus redemptions, ros
The long and short of long/short hedge fund strategies... [more]From Valuewalk.com: One of the lasting effects of the 2008 market crisis may turn out to be the flood of assets into long/short equity strategies, which promise to give the upside of the stock market without the nasty downturns (although they don’t always deliver on that promise). What do we mean by
San Francisco Retirement board delays hedge fund vote again... [more]From PIOnline.com: Board members at San Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System delayed a vote Wednesday on a plan to implement a hedge fund program for the second time in three months as they debated whether the investment is too risky.
But board members at the $20.6 billion pensio
Europe - London funds use Scotland vote to maximize opportunities... [more]From WSJ.com: Scotland's potential exit from the United Kingdom is creating trading opportunities for some canny London hedge funds. With the outcome of next week's referendum now the top worry for many European managers, funds have been taking positions ranging from negative bets on sterling or sto
…And Finally - Panda may have faked pregnancy for buns... [more]From Sky.com: A giant panda has been accused of faking signs of pregnancy after learning she would be given five-star treatment - with plenty of extra buns.
Ai Hin got her Chinese keepers all excited after showing signs she was pregnant, including moving less and initially having a smaller app