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(Bloomberg) Bridgewater Associates, the hedge fund firm led by billionaire Ray Dalio, is outperforming peers this year even after losing money in April, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The investment firm has gained about 4 percent in its Pure Alpha fund in the first four months of this year after a […]

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The founder of BlueCrest Capital Michael Platt has retained his crown as the richest hedgie in the UK. His wealth grew quicker than any other hedge fund manager’s in the top 20, increasing by £600m to take his fortune to around £3bn. Chris Hohn, the activist hedgie who has this year gone to war with […]

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LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) – British hedge fund Caius Capital on Friday said “significant uncertainties” remained on the regulatory treatment of a complex financial instrument as UniCredit’s best-quality capital, in a letter to the bank’s CEO. Caius Capital asked UniCredit’s CEO for urgent clarification on previous regulatory approvals for its convertible and subordinated hybrid equity-linked […]

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LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) – British hedge fund Caius Capital on Friday said “significant uncertainties” remained on the regulatory treatment of a complex financial instrument as UniCredit’s best-quality capital, in a letter to the bank’s CEO. Caius Capital asked UniCredit’s CEO for urgent clarification on previous regulatory approvals for its convertible and subordinated hybrid equity-linked […]

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NEW YORK (AP) – A New York hedge fund founder was arrested Wednesday on charges that he exaggerated his company’s performance by over $200 million to impress and preserve investors. Anilesh Ahuja, 49, of Manhattan, was charged with conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud. Federal officials said that the founder, chief executive officer and chief […]

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→  May 10, 2018

“This is kind of mind-blowing that we can’t get a rally off of this type of speculative short in the Treasury bond market,” Gundlach, DoubleLine’s chief investment officer, said in a webcast. “You almost always get a rally,” he said, “but now we’re just going sideways. So for the bulls of the world, this is […]

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Bitcoin traded in a narrow range on Wednesday, edging slightly higher along with much of the cryptocurrency sector, as the market appeared to consolidate a recent rally, MarketWatchreports. After pushing toward the $10,000 mark, the momentum has subsided and investors are wondering if the slowdown is a concern for digital currency owners. “The lows are […]

→  May 9, 2018

(Hedgeco.Net)The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the hedge fund advisory firm Visium Asset Management LP has agreed to settle charges related to asset mismarking and insider trading by its privately managed hedge funds and portfolio managers. Separately, the firm’s CFO agreed to settle charges that he failed to respond appropriately to red flags that […]

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Are books in crisis? As Waterstones is sold, its MD, James Daunt, tells Jake Kerridge that the prophecies of gloom are wrong James Daunt has mastered the busy bookseller’s art of walking across the shop floor as quickly as possible without bumping into the customers who veer into his path, too distracted by the rich […]