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  • Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test? The HFT separates rare alpha stars from hordes of beta bandits masquerading as "hedge fund" managers. Thousands pass ludicrously easy CFA, CAIA but few ever attain the HFT. Mode score is ZERO. It takes rare ability and minimum 50,000…
    - 44 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 11:14am -
  • Warren Buffett alpha

    Warren Buffett 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 ALL his returns since 19…
    - 44 days ago, 1 Jul 18, 11:08pm -
  • 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…
    - 68 days ago, 8 Jun 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…
    - 1 May 18, 11:08pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 19 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • Best performing hedge fund

    Best performing hedge fund

    Despite outstanding performance, hedge fund managers like George Soros, Warren Buffett and Jim Simons were ignored for decades. The best of the future are unknown today. Pension plans are in such disastrous shape because they ignore the best. In 60 y…
    - 5 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

  • Premier Foods may sell brands to calm shareholders
    Owner of Mr Kipling and Batchelors to speed up turnaround as investors look to oust CEOPremier Foods said “nothing is off the table”, including a sale of parts of the business, before a showdown with activist investors who are trying to oust the…
    - 28 days ago, 18 Jul 18, 4:26am -
  • Why did Nigel Farage tell the world he thought remain had won? | Molly Scott Cato
    A report by Bloomberg raises questions about what the arch-Brexiteer knew and when, although he denies any wrongdoingHave you ever wondered why Nigel Farage and the Brexit merchants are obsessed with George Soros? No doubt his strong support for the…
    - 50 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 5:28am -
  • New publisher plans to offer budding authors £24,000 salary
    De Montfort Literature will employ an algorithm ‘to identify career novelists’, and hopes to free its writers from second jobsEven the most revered authors held down day jobs, from TS Eliot’s time at Lloyd’s to Walt Whitman’s stint as a gov…
    - 75 days ago, 1 Jun 18, 1:00am -
  • 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…
    - 96 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -
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