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  • Sports betting hedge fund

    Sports betting hedge fund

    Sports bets offer reliable arbitrages and frequent mispricings. Sports results do NOT correlate with economic factors, unlike stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies. Diversify PROPERLY with new sources of return. Most people gamble on stocks or sp…
    - 80 days ago, 3 Mar 18, 7:39am -
  • Asset allocation

    Asset allocation

    Asset allocation does NOT drive portfolio returns. The "experts" are WRONG. It's simple to prove for all goals, market scenarios and risk tolerances, investors should NEVER asset allocate. The facts are clear: every portfolio needs to be 100% investe…
    - 83 days ago, 28 Feb 18, 11:08pm -
  • Warren Buffett fund

    Warren Buffett fund

    One counterexample, yes ONE, is sufficient to destroy the dangerous passive fad and ridicule the index fund zealots. Don't trust dumb lists of non-analyzed stocks sold as "low fee", high cost, no skill, zero work index funds. Past returns DO predict…
    - 88 days ago, 23 Feb 18, 11:08pm -
  • Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test? The HFT credential separates rare alpha stars from hordes of CFA beta bandits. Thousands get the far too easy CFA each year but only 8 have attained the HFT this century. It takes rare ability and minimum 50,000 hours short/long inve…
    - 90 days ago, 21 Feb 18, 11:14am -
  • Data science is money

    Data science 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…
    - 91 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 6:48pm -
  • Portable alpha?

    Portable alpha?

    Portable alpha? Why "port" NEW sources of return onto OLD sources of return? In down markets any positive alpha gets swamped by negative beta factors. It also diverts attention from what investors really need: consistent absolute returns from a blend…
    - 92 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • Top data scientist

    Top data scientist

    Who is the world's best investor? Who ran the 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 m…
    - 93 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 2:08pm -
  • 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 -
  • Passive index fad

    Passive index fad

    Passive fad will end badly. Manias ALWAYS do. Dumb beta index funds are just HIGH COST, HIGH RISK, low frequency trading strategies. Do you really think the stock pickers that ACTIVELY manage the S&P 1500 or Russell 2000 are the best? Why pay outrage…
    - 30 Jan 18, 11:08am -
  • Short sell passive

    Short sell passive

    All speculative fads end badly. Short sell passive beta, get long active alpha. Only for amateurs and suckers. No professional invests a cent in passive. NONE. NO analysis and NO risk management. Passive fails in ALL activities over the long term. Ya…
    - 8 Jan 18, 11:08pm -

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The Guardian: Hedge Funds

  • Sunday Times Rich List: UK's wealthiest hedge fund manager now worth £3bn
    Tory donor and art collector Mike Platt has boosted his fortune by £600m in a yearMike Platt, a Preston-born financier who started investing at the age of 14 with a £500 gift from his grandmother, has been named Britain’s richest hedge fund manag…
    - 11 days ago, 11 May 18, 8:55am -
  • Paul Singer: the secretive wizard casting a spell over Waterstones
    Activist financier who bought bookshop has colourful recordA Republican billionaire hedge fund manager attacked by the former president of Argentina as a “financial terrorist” and “vulture lord” has just bought your local bookshop.Elliott Adv…
    - 24 days ago, 28 Apr 18, 11:00am -
  • Is Primark's owner too big – and diverse – to fail? Possibly
    AB Foods owns a sprawling portfolio but the discount fashion store proves it’s best not to tweak a winning formulaIf Associated British Foods didn’t have a controlling shareholder, an uppity US hedge fund would probably have demanded the company…
    - 35 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 1:00am -
  • Hedge funds pressure Whitbread to spin off Costa Coffee
    Elliott Advisors, the FTSE 100 firm’s largest investor, believes breaking it up could create £3bn of valueWhitbread is under mounting pressure from hedge funds to break up its business by spinning off the Costa Coffee chain, after activist investo…
    - 37 days ago, 15 Apr 18, 11:02am -
  • Carillion crisis: hedge funds rake in tens of millions
    Short-sellers quietly targeted company as far back as 2015 with bets reaching peak before first profit warning in July 2017Hedge funds and other financial speculators have made tens of millions of pounds by quietly betting that Carillion would run in…
    - 14 Jan 18, 12:46pm -
  • Hedge funds fail to stop 'billion-dollar brain' City analyst's deportation
    Corbiere and Trenchant Ltd say maths graduate Ke Xu could use stolen computer code worth more than £30m if sent overseasHedge fund managers have failed to prevent the deportation of a convicted City analyst from China – nicknamed the billion-dolla…
    - 20 Dec 17, 1:21pm -
  • Hedge fund boss pays himself £270m, despite hedge fund only making £200m
    It is understood that Sir Chris Hohn reinvested most of the money back into his Children’s Investment FundHedge fund manager Sir Chris Hohn paid himself £270m last year – £70m more than his Children’s Investment Fund made in profit.Hohn, the…
    - 7 Dec 17, 2:27pm -
  • Hedge fund talks with shadow chancellor signal new interest in Labour
    John McDonnell to set out opposition party policy to BlueBay, which speculated that Corbyn would win the 2017 election The shadow chancellor is to hold talks with a hedge fund that has previously warned that the UK may need an International Monetary…
    - 24 Nov 17, 1:11pm -
  • How the firm behind the Fearless Girl statue quietly opposed gender equality
    SEC files seen by the Guardian show that in 2017, money manager State Street rejected shareholder proposals to tackle gender inequality at least 12 timesIn March, State Street Global Advisors unveiled Fearless Girl, a statue of a young girl confronti…
    - 6 Oct 17, 6:10pm -
  • Co-operative Bank sheds 25,000 current account customers but losses shrink
    Manchester-based business trims first-half losses to £135m but uncertainty over its future takes toll on customer loyaltyThe Co-operative Bank lost 25,000 current account customers in the first half of the year amid uncertainty created by its race t…
    - 10 Aug 17, 11:48am -
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