Brevan Howard Doing Well Amid Current Financial Uncertainty

March 26, 2020 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

New Jersey-based Brevan Howard Asset Management is riding the storm of the coronavirus outbreak in excellent shape, predicting that March could be its best month since it was founded in 2003. The firm’s flagship macro hedge fund, Brevan Howard Master Fund, saw a rise of 17% during the first three weeks of March, adding up […]

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Weinstein’s Saba Management Weathering Storm Well

March 16, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

So far, Boaz Weinstein is feeling pretty good about the performance of Saba Capital Management LP. So far his 2020 returns are posting 67% gains. During the first two weeks in March alone the fund rose by a supersonic 33%. His nicknamed “doomsday fund” better known as Saba’s Tail Fund, designed to score when the […]

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Stocks Funds Love

March 4, 2020 James Heinsman Tops

One way to appraise whether a stock has the potential to bring the returns investors want to see is to consider where the best investors in the business put their money to work. Luckily for us, hedge funds, which are usually managed by some of the smartest and most successful investors around, are required by […]

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Black-Owned Hedge Fund Helping Underserved Access a Slice of the Pie

February 26, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

BLK Capital Management was founded in 2017 under the motto: “A limited partnership of investors that uses high-risk methods, such as investing with borrowed money, in hopes of realizing large capital gains.” The 100% black-owned investment vehicle is a hedge fund started by three black students from Princeton and Harvard Universities. It is unique in […]

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BlueCrest Makes $2 Billion for Owner Michael Platt in 2019

February 16, 2020 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Last year was a great year for Michael Platt, by anybody’s standards. Four years ago the head of BlueCrest Capital Management, Platt, decided to close his fund to new investors and to dismiss his old clients, leaving him the sole owner of his hedge fund. Platt, however, kept his trading teams working, amassing wealth exclusively […]

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Hedge Fund TCI to Demand More Green from Companies

February 8, 2020 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

An unlikely investor is taking drastic steps to bring sustainability to his portfolio. Sir Christopher Hohn, the British head of the New York hedge fund TCI, will use his $30 billion worth of influence to demand that the companies in his portfolio disclose their carbon footprint and reduce their use of fossil fuels and greenhouse […]

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Bridgewater’s Dalio Looking to Golden Lifeboat

January 30, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Traditionally gold is where investors park their money in troubled times, such as inflation or a rocky stock market. But with inflation low and the market reaching historic highs, why would Ray Dalio, the superstar hedge fund manager of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, recommend a move to gold. Dalio is predicting that […]

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Hedge Fund Investments: A Guide for Retirees

January 23, 2020 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

When it comes to investing in funds, retirees have different criteria to those taking home a regular salary.  While it may seem at first glance that this would be disadvantageous for investment opportunities, there are actually some benefits to this new life status. According to retired accountant Michelle Flores, when one is retired they often […]

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First Compliant Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Opens in Asia

January 15, 2020 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The Circle Fund, with teams of investors in Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York, is the first Asian cryptocurrency hedge fund to be compliant with global regulations. The company behind the fund is made up of people with over five years of experience in the primary and secondary blockchain industry markets. The investors involved in […]

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Parplus Fund Has No Management Fees

January 7, 2020 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

James Carney, founder of Parplus Partners, says his fund will never take a management fee. He will, instead, charge his clients a performance fee when and if his funds surpass the S&P 500 stock index. “Eat what you kill. That’s what I’ve been doing for 34 years,” said Carney, who is also the fund’s CEO. […]

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