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FNO: Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund

  • Passive index fad

    Passive index fad

    Dumb beta? Passive fad. Index funds are just HIGH COST, HIGH RISK, low frequency trading strategies. Why pay outrageous fees to ignore price and valuation, do no analysis, no due diligence, no risk management, no sell discipline, no hedging? What fid…
    - 39 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 11:08am -
  • Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test? How will you do? It takes inherent ability and minimum 50,000 hours short/long investing experience to BECOME skilled and 100 hour weeks to remain so. Are you a rare alpha star or yet another beta bandit?1) You receive a term sheet f…
    - 42 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 11:14am -
  • Asset allocation

    Asset allocation

    Asset allocation does NOT drive portfolio returns. It's straightforward to mathematically prove for ALL future goals, market scenarios and risk tolerances, investors should NEVER asset allocate. Every portfolio needs to be 100% invested in TALENT not…
    - 42 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 11:08pm -
  • Data Scientist

    Data Scientist

    Index fund genius, a long only guru and a mere data scientist are flying in to present to an institutional client in New Zealand. As the plane comes in to land they see one purple sheep alone in a field.Professor Passive says "All kiwi sheep are purp…
    - 46 days ago, 8 Oct 17, 8:07am -
  • Quant hedge fund

    Quant hedge fund

    Quant is dead. Long live quant. Outperformance by GOOD systematic managers has been a consistent feature of skill-based alpha capture for over 250 years. However the area is highly kurtotic. 1% of quant strategies are good. 99% of quant strategies, i…
    - 53 days ago, 1 Oct 17, 12:05pm -
  • Top hedge fund

    Top hedge fund

    Best hedge fund? When do PAST returns predict FUTURE performance? Defining "best" as highest risk adjusted alpha after deducting all style premia and beta factors, the world's greatest ever hedge fund manager is obvious. Skill is predictive, luck is…
    - 76 days ago, 8 Sep 17, 2:08pm -
  • Warren Buffett data

    Warren Buffett data

    Warren Buffett prudently keeps 99.99% of his wealth in hedge funds. He is a skill-based data-driven absolute return money manager. Leverage, arbitrage, derivatives, event-driven, opportunistic, special situations and macro strategies have driven ALL…
    - 18 Jul 17, 11:08pm -
  • Short sell passive

    Short sell passive

    Short sell passive. All fads end badly. Especially fads where its most ardent advocates do NO analysis and NO risk management! Passive NEVER works in any activity over the long term. Follow so-called supporters in how they actually invest. Yale Endow…
    - 5 Jun 17, 11:08pm -
  • Uncorrelated diversification

    Uncorrelated diversification

    Trillions are wrongly invested due to dumb guesses, pathetic analytics, absurd assumptions, dubious advice and junk statistics. Correlation has nothing to do with achieving diversification. Most don't know how easy it is to rigorously prove that for…
    - 29 Mar 17, 11:08pm -
  • Sports hedge fund

    Sports hedge fund

    Some sportspeople are paid "high" because they are worth that. Some fund managers can charge 2 and 20 because many pensions DESPERATELY need their skill in the portfolio to have ANY HOPE of paying beneficiaries. Maybe Pelé, Babe Ruth, Jack Nicklaus,…
    - 19 Mar 17, 7:39am -

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