Hedge funds post mixed results through mid-November... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds posted mixed performance through mid-November with the HFRX Market Directional gaining +0.32%, while HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index and HFRX Absolute Return Index were each essentially unchanged, declining -0.01% through mid-month.
Hedge funds increase equity longs, stop selling gold - BAML... [more]Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hedge funds have increased their equity long positions for the fourth consecutive week according to the latest hedge fund monitor data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Technical suggest that the trend is likely to continue.
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Hedge funds are more bullish with Japan than at any time in last decade... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A survey amongst fund managers by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, conducted during the second week of November, found that hedge funds are more bullish with Japan than at any time in the last decade. The survey said fund managers also have the most positive outlo
SSGA launches smart beta UCITS fund... [more]State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has launched one of the industry’s first UCITS smart beta multi-factor funds. Launched today, the asset management company said its Multi-Factor Global Equity Fund aims to “help investors achieve greater diversification and increased risk-adjusted returns over the
Hedge fund strategy reinsurer Till Capital to seek U.S. listing... [more]From Artemis.bm: Bermuda domiciled hedge fund style reinsurance and hybrid investment platform Till Capital Ltd. intends to pursue a listing on a U.S. securities exchange, as it seeks to increase the visibility and liquidity of its shares.
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Hedge fund trends: Value funds overweight technology... [more]From Valuewalk.com: After reviewing a flood of third quarter 13F reports, Evercore ISI has identified several hedge fund trends that vary depending on investing strategy. Taken in aggregate, hedge funds have increased their overweighting in discretionary stocks while tapering their previous high lev
Investing - These three funds are loading up on Tesla... [more]From Benzinga.com: Tesla Motors Inc TSLA 0% has been one of the more popular IPOs of the past few years. The number of U.S. mutual funds and hedge funds owning the stock has steadily risen in recent quarters. With a market capitalization of about $30 billion, the stock fits into the large-cap catego
…And Finally - Noise from wall leads to man’s arrest... [more]From Newsoftheweird.com: Employees of the Marshalls department store in Longmont, Colorado, said they had been hearing noises but were unable to locate the source for several days until finally, on Nov. 10, they summoned firefighters, who tore out an interior wall and freed a weak, injured Paul Fely