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Asia stocks wary, dollar slips before Fed Chair Yellen’s speech →  August 26, 2016

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian stocks were largely steady on Friday, with modest losses in some markets and gains in others reflecting nervousness before a keenly anticipated speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. European markets are also heading for a flat start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain’s FTSE 100 .FTSE and Germany’s DAX .GDAXI […]

Preqin: 1H/16 Outflows $34B; Hedge Fund Industry Assets Dip to $3.11T →  August 27, 2016

Outflows from the hedge fund industry totaled $34 billion through the first half of this year, according to leading data provider Preqin, bringing total industry assets down to an estimated $3.11 trillion from the $3.14 trillion at the end of 2015.  Preqin’s estimates were based on information from its Hedge Fund Online product, the company […]

Why are hedge funds shorting Canadian bank stocks so confident? →  August 27, 2016

Foreign investors betting against Canadian bank stocks continue to swell in numbers while stock prices in the sector grind higher. The result, for now, is considerable financial pain for the doomsayers. The short positions on Canadian banks have almost uniformly resulted in losses and this had me all ready to write a “foreigners don’t understand […]

Advisors Capital Management Lowers stake in New Residential Investment Corp (NRZ) →  August 27, 2016

New Residential Investment Corp (NRZ) : Advisors Capital Management reduced its stake in New Residential Investment Corp by 1.66% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 1,003,891 shares of New Residential Investment Corp which is valued at $14,184,980 after selling 16,933 shares in New Residential Investment Corp […]

NY hedge fund increases stake in Tronc as sale talks continue →  August 27, 2016

A New York hedge fund has increased its stake in Tronc to nearly 10 percent, making it one of the largest shareholders in the Chicago-based newspaper company that is weighing an increased offer to sell to Gannett. It adds another voice to the chorus of shareholders calling for Tronc to at least consider — or […]

GoPro Inc: This Could Send GPRO Stock Sky-High →  August 26, 2016

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) lost the confidence of many investors after failing to achieve profits over past three quarters. The company posted losses of $0.52 per share in the second quarter, $0.62 per share in the first quarter, and $0.08 per share in the fourth quarter of 2015. It is also struggling to compete with companies […]

Dominic Chappell says he was ‘stitched up’ by Philip Green over BHS shut down →  August 26, 2016

The collapsed high street chain BHS began shutting its doors for good as frantic shoppers swarmed to stores to pick up last-minute bargains.  Buyers left stores laden with trollies and shopping bags as 13 shops, including in Liverpool, Brighton, Bromley and Croydon, closed today after ceasing trading earlier this week. BHS crashed in April this […]

Asia stocks wary, dollar slips before Fed Chair Yellen’s speech →  August 26, 2016

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian stocks were largely steady on Friday, with modest losses in some markets and gains in others reflecting nervousness before a keenly anticipated speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. European markets are also heading for a flat start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain’s FTSE 100 .FTSE and Germany’s DAX .GDAXI […]

Hedge Funds – Outflows Accelerate, Performance Still to Blame →  August 26, 2016

Hedge Funds – Outflows Accelerate, Performance Still to Blame Highlights Investors removed an estimated $25.2 billion from hedge funds in July, bringing YTD net flows to negative $55.9 billion. Redemption pressures in credit and multi-strategy funds reached crisis-like levels in July. Multistrategy funds faced their largest monthly outflow since April 2009 and redemptions from credit […]

Hedge funds see largest outflows since 2009 →  August 26, 2016

The hedge fund industry is finding itself in hot water with investors… again. Hedge funds recorded their highest monthly outflows since February 2009 in July – continuing a downward trend that began in January. For the first seven months of 2016, hedge funds suffered withdrawals of nearly $60 billion, according to analytics firm eVestment. These […]

Why Did Hedge Fund Outflows Accelerate in July? →  August 26, 2016

Americas +1 212 318 2000 Europe, Middle East, Africa +44 20 7330 7500 Asia Pacific +65 6212 1000 Article source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2016-08-25/why-did-hedge-fund-outflows-accelerate-in-july