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  • Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test

    Top performing hedge fund managers score 10/10 on Hedge Fund Test. What is your score?1) Risk management: If global thermonuclear war, an ultra-contagious 100% fatal virus, several Richter 11 earthquakes, a new ice age, an alien invasion, numerous ca…
    - 23 Apr 20, 11:08am -
  • Hedge fund joke

    Hedge fund joke

    Index fund genius, a long only guru and a data scientist are flying in to deliver investment presentations 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 "Eve…
    - 12 Apr 20, 8:07am -
  • Asset allocation

    Asset allocation

    Asset allocation doesn't work. It does not drive portfolio returns. Easy, mathematically or empirically, to prove for all goals, market scenarios and risk tolerances, investors big and small should NEVER asset allocate. Experts were WRONG: take a loo…
    - 25 Mar 20, 11:08pm -
  • Best hedge fund?

    Best hedge fund?

    Best hedge fund? World's top investor? When do past returns predict future performance? Defining "best" as highest risk adjusted alpha after deducting all style premia and beta factors, the greatest ever hedge fund manager is obvious.Skill is predict…
    - 3 Feb 20, 2:08pm -
  • Buffett's Alpha?

    Buffett's Alpha?

    Warren Buffett prudently invests 99% of his wealth in absolute return strategies, like most risk averse savers. Leverage, arbitrage, derivatives, event-driven, opportunistic, special situations and macro strategies have driven his returns since incep…
    - 5 Aug 19, 11:08pm -
  • Portable alpha

    Portable alpha

    Portable alpha? Why "port" NEW sources of return onto OLD sources of return? In down markets most positive alpha gets swamped by negative beta. It also diverts attention from what investors really need: consistent absolute returns from a blended rang…
    - 8 Feb 19, 6:30am -
  • Economics Nobel prize

    Economics Nobel prize

    Nobel prize? Pricing options correctly is hard but finding dumb "prizes" is easy. The 1997 award to Myron Scholes and Robert Merton and that is with the bar set very low in a dismal field that had no TRUE Nobel. The Black-Scholes "formula" has led to…
    - 8 Aug 18, 11:00am -
  • Sports bet hedge fund

    Sports bet hedge fund

    Sports results don't correlate with economic factors unlike stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies. Sports bets also offer reliable arbitrages and consistent mispricings. Diversify PROPERLY with new sources of return. Most people bet on stocks or…
    - 8 Jun 18, 7:39am -
  • Technology is money

    Technology is money

    Time is not money. Technology is money. Information is money. Technology applied to information - data science - is money squared. The best way to predict the future is to invest in it. The only certainty is change. Good investors are inventing bette…
    - 20 Feb 18, 6:48pm -
  • Emerging markets

    Emerging markets

    Highest stock market returns will come from: NOT WHERE YOU LIVE. National bias and portfolio patriotism costs investors so much. Always underweight or avoid investing in your "home" country. You have enough exposure just living there. World's top pe…
    - 1 Feb 18, 7:08pm -

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  • We'll hire 100 black interns a year, say UK fund managers
    City firms sign up to #100BlackInterns to tackle underrepresentation Headhunters with diversity brief still mainly whiteA group of 80 leading City fund managers has committed to hiring at least 100 black interns per year, starting in 2021, to make up…
    - 37 days ago, 17 Aug 20, 7:41am -
  • Bank of England paid £3m in 'golden goodbyes' over 15 months
    Rise in settlements in 2019 included those paid to departing tech security staff shortly before major breachThe Bank of England paid departing staff almost £3m in “golden goodbyes” over 15 months, at the same time as an exodus of workers from it…
    - 45 days ago, 9 Aug 20, 8:57am -
  • Billionaire ordered to pay £270m to charity after divorce settlement
    Sir Chris Hohn told to give money to ex-wife Jamie Cooper’s charity, Big Win PhilanthropyHedge fund billionaire Sir Chris Hohn has been ordered to pay £270m to a charity setup by his ex-wife in the latest chapter of their acrimonious divorce.The U…
    - 56 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 1:30pm -
  • UK ministers send mixed messages over climate commitments, says fund manager
    Nigel Wilson criticises ‘confusion’ created by prioritising HS2 and Heathrow expansionThe head of the UK’s largest fund manager has criticised the UK government for creating “confusion” around the country’s climate commitments by prioriti…
    - 85 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 2:59pm -
  • Hedge funds 'raking in billions' during coronavirus crisis
    Managers are pocketing large sums while care workers can barely scrape by, says TUCCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHedge funds have been accused of raking in billions from market bets during the coronavirus crisis while…
    - 9 Apr 20, 2:05pm -
  • Mark Barnett, a Neil Woodford protege, sacked from investment trust
    Invesco Perpetual board says decision follows ‘extended period of underperformance’Mark Barnett, the protege of fallen investment star Neil Woodford, has been sacked as manager of a £400m investment trust for poor performance.Barnett has been ha…
    - 6 Apr 20, 2:24pm -
  • 'Hell is coming': how Bill Ackman's TV interview tanked the markets and made him $2.6bn
    US hedge fund manager’s doom-laden TV appearance about coronavirus crisis sparked frenzied sellingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage“Hell is coming,” the billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman told millions of Am…
    - 27 Mar 20, 10:16am -
  • Bill Ackman claims firm made $2.6bn betting on coronavirus outbreak
    Hedge fund manager took advantage of market turmoil to make almost 100 times his outlay Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has claimed his firm made $2.6bn (£2.2bn) betting that the coron…
    - 25 Mar 20, 3:19pm -
  • Rishi Sunak took part in controversial US corporate raid case
    New chancellor was part of team at aggressive hedge fund involved in US court case over a raid on rail freight firmProfile: The rising star, Rishi SunakThe new chancellor, Rishi Sunak, was part of a small team of hedge fund managers criticised by a U…
    - 8 Mar 20, 11:46am -
  • US hedge fund calls for Prudential breakup as it takes near-$2bn stake
    Third Point, led by billionaire Daniel Loeb, says insurer should separate into two firmsThird Point, the US hedge fund and activist investor, has taken a near-$2bn (£1.5bn) stake in the London-based insurer Prudential and is calling for it to separa…
    - 24 Feb 20, 2:41pm -
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