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  • Best hedge fund?

    Best hedge fund?

    Best hedge fund? World's top performing 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 greatest ever hedge fund manager is obvious.Ski…
    - 36 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 2:08pm -
  • Asset allocation

    Asset allocation

    Asset allocation doesn't work. The "experts" are WRONG but such wrongness keeps pension "consultants" and financial "advisers" in business. Just take a look at the disastrous state of public pensions and retirement savings. It does not drive portfoli…
    - 89 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 11:08pm -
  • Hedge fund joke

    Hedge fund joke

    Index fund genius, a long only guru and just a mere 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…
    - 90 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 8:07am -
  • 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…
    - 100 days ago, 5 Aug 19, 11:08pm -
  • Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test

    Top hedge fund managers score 10/10. Most "hedge fund" asset gatherers score 0/10. Do you have what it takes?1) You receive a term sheet for 20% yield AAA rated CLO cubed SPAC, SIV-lite, PIK-toggle, Venezuelan Bolivar quanto, digital Bermudan rainbow…
    - 25 Jul 19, 11:08am -
  • 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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  • Billionaires fear Warren and Sanders – but they should fear us all | Robert Reich
    Wealth tax plans make sense but proper regulation could also cut Bezos, Dimon, Cohen and Neumann down to sizeBillionaires are wailing that wealth tax proposals by Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are attacks on free-market capitalism. Related: Mic…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • Nichola Pease to join firm husband's hedge fund is betting against
    Odey Asset Management holds short position on Jupiter, which has appointed Pease as chairNichola Pease, a high-profile investment manager, has been appointed chair of a fund management company her husband’s hedge fund is betting against.Jupiter Fun…
    - 7 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 8:32am -
  • Short-selling: can hedge funds make a fortune from no-deal Brexit?
    Philip Hammond says Boris Johnson’s rich backers are line to make a killingCrispin Odey: I am not backing no-deal Brexit as shorting opportunityHedge fund millionaires backing Boris Johnson will make a killing from a no-deal Brexit, according to th…
    - 44 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 10:51am -
  • Crispin Odey: I am not backing no-deal Brexit as shorting opportunity
    Hedge fund manager says he is optimistic about UK and claims as to motivations are ‘rubbish’Short-selling: can hedge funds make a fortune from no-deal Brexit?Crispin Odey, the hedge fund manager who is a leading backer of a no-deal Brexit and Bor…
    - 44 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 8:51am -
  • Ex-top civil servant: Hammond was right to query no-deal backers
    ‘They are shorting the pound and the country’ warns Nick Macpherson of Boris Johnson’s hedge fund supportersFormer chancellor Philip Hammond’s attack on Boris Johnson’s hedge-fund backers has been supported by a former top Treasury civil se…
    - 45 days ago, 29 Sep 19, 3:19pm -
  • Calls for inquiry into claims Johnson backers benefit from no-deal Brexit
    Cabinet secretary urged to look into conflict of interest fears raised by Philip Hammond and Rachel JohnsonThe UK’s most senior civil servant is under pressure to investigate Boris Johnson’s financial backers following cross-party claims that unn…
    - 46 days ago, 28 Sep 19, 12:06pm -
  • Neil Woodford buying up FTSE 100 shares after fund suspension
    Woodford Investment Management reveals investments in blue chip stocksNeil Woodford has piled cash into FTSE 100 stocks after seeing the value of his flagship fund tumble 13% following its shock suspension in June.The beleaguered fund manager apologi…
    - 51 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 2:21pm -
  • Burford Capital replaces finance chief to appease investors
    UK-listed litigation financier bows to pressure and demotes CFO after hedge fund criticismBurford Capital is replacing its chairman and finance chief in an effort to appease shareholders after a US hedge fund made allegations of poor governance and m…
    - 90 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 1:40pm -
  • City regulator intervenes as Burford alleges market manipulation
    Litigation finance firm hits back after attack by Muddy Waters hedge fundThe City regulator has begun “wide-ranging inquiries” following the US hedge fund Muddy Waters’ attack on the UK-listed Burford Capital last week that sent its shares plum…
    - 94 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 6:15am -
  • Industrial exports are the engine of developed economies. Ours has stalled
    Brexit-related recession looks ever more likely, and with their poor investment levels, UK firms are worse-placed than many to withstand the shockDowning Street must add the likelihood of a UK recession to its list of possible scenarios after officia…
    - 95 days ago, 11 Aug 19, 2:00am -
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