Hedge funds see outflows for the first time since December '13... [more]Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: New hedge fund asset flows data from eVestment shows that hedge funds saw asset outflows in September for the first time since 2013. Redemptions in September were likely the result of losses in July. The impact of September's losses may become evident in the
Russell buying pace increase - BAML... [more]Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The latest hedge fund monitor data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that funds are increasing their positions in the Russell 2000. Russell short covering continues with strongest weekly buying in three months, that trend is likely to continue analysts sa
Goldman in talks to acquire IndexIQ... [more]From Bloomberg.com: Can Goldman Sachs put ETF investors on a liquid diet? Goldman is in talks to acquire IndexIQ, Reuters has reported. Index IQ is a small exchange-traded-fund firm known mostly for products that replicate hedge fund strategies, called "liquid alternative" ETFs. While IndexIQ has 11
Asia - Citi Private Bank says hedge fund demand up eightfold in Asia... [more]From Asianinvestor.net: Hedge funds are coming back into favor in Asia, say executives from Citi Private Bank and Pictet Wealth Management, speaking on a private roundtable for product selectors hosted recently by AsianInvestor.
The asset class represents by far the fastest growing part of Cit
…And Finally - Calming Igor the Bulldog’s anxiety... [more]From NewsoftheWeird.com: The family of Kai Halvorsen of Lillestrom, Norway, planning a holiday in Thailand, feared that their bulldog, Igor, would be traumatized, having never been left alone. Halvorsen and a friend arranged with Labben Kennel to make a replica of the family living room to calm Igor