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Fortress Commodities Offshore Fund Turns Positive on Declining Oil Prices bet

Date: September 13th, 2011
Capitalizing on a slowing global economy and declining oil and copper prices, Fortress Investment Group’s Fortress Commodities Offshore Fund Ltd. outperformed...

Tudor Investment Corp Loses Two Key Execs to Zafferano Capital; Gains a Strategic Partner

Date: September 12th, 2011
Two senior positions were vacated at Tudor Investment Corp. in order to fill two at Zafferano Capital LP, a new, London-based hedge fund. According to...

Top 100 Hedge Funds Get Even Bigger

Date: September 12th, 2011
The latest Top 100 U.S. Equity Hedge Fund list has been released, revealing that the top 100 hedge funds oversee a combined $548 billion in assets under...

Sutesh Sharma founds Portman Square Capital, Latest Prop Trader to Flee the Volcker Rule

Date: September 10th, 2011
Following in the footsteps of several other top proprietary traders from throughout the industry, Sutesh Sharma is leaving Citigroup’s Principal Strategies...

Hedge Funds Ramp Up Market Shorts

Date: September 9th, 2011
Hedge funds have gotten much more aggressive on the short side, as recent data show, with enviable results. According to Data Explorers, an independent...

HedgeTracker enhances its premium Hedge Fund Profile offering

Date: September 7th, 2011
HedgeTracker recently announced the release of its enhanced hedge fund investor profile report platform. The new and improved premium investor reports...

Renaissance Technologies Surges Past Hedge Fund Rivals

Date: September 5th, 2011
While many of the top hedge funds were suffering their worst single-month declines in August, the two institutional equity funds from Renaissance Technologies...

Top 10 Hedge Funds oversee nearly $190 billion in assets

Date: September 5th, 2011
The Top 10 Hedge Funds saw their US Equity assets drop by over $3.36 billion, or -1.7%, during the second quarter of 2011. Seven of the

Boaz Weinstein’ Saba Capital hires JPMorgan Prop’s Maitland Hudson

Date: September 5th, 2011
Saba Capital Management LP hired prop trader Maitland Hudson away from JPMorgan last month. According to Bloomberg News, Mr. Hudson was previously...

Man Group, Winton Capital and other Black Box Hedge Funds Among Top Performers in August

Date: September 2nd, 2011
Hedge funds deploying “black box” technology-based quantitative...

Stop the High Frequency Game: Bring Back the Uptick Rule

Date: August 30th, 2011
When the Dow crashed 514 points on August 8, the market lost a staggering $850 billion in market capitalization. High frequency traders were possibly...

Did Warren Buffet Save the Day for Bank Heavy Hedge Funds?

Date: August 29th, 2011
The poor August showing by many of the top hedge funds may have been due, in large part to their exposure to financial stocks which have been hit hard...

Paul Tudor Jones’ Tudor Investment Corp. Reaps Higher Rewards at Investors’ Expense

Date: August 26th, 2011
At a time when many hedge fund managers are bowing to the pressure of investor consternation over high fees, Paul Tudor Jones, the billionaire owner of...

Global Economic Chaos Spurs Brevan Howard’s Master Fund to Huge Gains

Date: August 25th, 2011
With the world as its oyster, Brevan Howard, a global macro hedge fund juggernaut, pulled nearly $1.5 billion of gains from the tumultuous global markets...

Verdi Capital launches flagship long/short equity hedge fund

Date: August 25th, 2011
Verdi Capital has launched the Verdi Capital Central European Fund LTD, its inaugural hedge fund, this month. The long/short equity fund primarily invests...

Man Group snags Goldman Sach’s Jonathan Sorrell

Date: August 24th, 2011
Man Group has reportedly hired Jonathan Sorrell away from Goldman Sachs. According to the New York Times, Mr. Sorrell previously headed up Goldman’s...

Use the Melt Down to Load Up on India

Date: August 12th, 2011
Take a look at the chart for the emerging market ETF (EEM) below and you will be surprised to see how well it has held up in the recent collapse. This...

Brevan Howard loses Krishnan Sadasivam and Filippo Altissimo

Date: August 11th, 2011
Brevan Howard, the London-based hedge fund manager, saw two of its partners leave the firm in the beginning of August. Krishnan Sadasivam was a trader...

Paulson & Co’s flagship Advantage Plus Fund posts 21.6% loss

Date: August 8th, 2011
John Paulson’s hedge fund manager Paulson & Co.’s flagship Advantage Plus fund has been one of the most publicly scrutinized hedge funds in the industry...

Danny Yong’s Singapore-based Dymon Asia Capital Exceeds Billion Dollar Mark

Date: August 6th, 2011
Dymon Asia Capital, a Singapore-based hedge fund, has doubled assets under management to over $1 billion. According to Bloomberg News, CEO, Danny Yong...

Fortress Investment Group reports $46 million in earnings; Novogratz, Briger, Edens, Kauffman Nardone sign 5 year agreements

Date: August 5th, 2011
Fortress Investment Group LLC released lower than anticipated earnings for the second quarter this week, while at the same time announcing that it will...

Volatility hedge funds outperform on the back of market turmoil

Date: August 4th, 2011
Volatility hedge funds, the niche hedge fund strategy that focuses on using options to bet on price fluctuations in securities, have been the only positive...

Top 100 US Equity Hedge Funds oversee $557 billion in AUM

Date: July 29th, 2011
HedgeTracker has announced the release of its latest list of the Top 100 U.S. Equity Hedge Funds. According to the report, the top hedge fund managers...

AQR Capital Management Launches Multi-Strategy Alternative Mutual Fund

Date: July 18th, 2011
AQR Capital Management, LLC, (“AQR”) announced today the launch of AQR Multi-Strategy Alternative Fund (ASANX/ASAIX), the newest addition to its mutual...

Dot Com Startups Find New Friends in Tiger Global Management and Lone Pine Capital

Date: July 18th, 2011
In what looks like an eerie remake of the Dot Com Bubble, hedge fund managers are pouring hordes of cash into Internet companies, hoping to capitalize...


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