Neil Barsky Steps Away from Marshall Project

December 1, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Former hedge fund manager Neil Barsky is leaving his role as the Chairman and founder of the Marshall Project. Barsky has spent seven years growing the organization which won two Pulitzer Prizes, including one in 2021 for  national reporting, and its 54 employees with a nearly $12 million budget. His plans for the future include a […]


Economy, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, Investment, money management,

Python is Hedge Fund Prefered Coding Language

November 23, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Python is emerging as the preferred language for hedge fund technology. Those looking to work in the industry would be wise to consider acquiring this skill and showcasing it in their resume. Nat Kilsby, the COO of Quadrature Capital predicted this trend in March 2021, as recruitment of coders with extensive Python capabilities were being […]


Economy, fintech, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, Investment,

New Hedge Fund Index App

November 18, 2021 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

PivotalPath, the hedge fund consultant firm, recently released the new Hedge Fund Index App, as a way of simplifying and heightening the benefit of hedge fund indices. While institutional investors use these indices for thoughtful decisions on asset allocation and evaluation, there are inherent systemic issues that curtail their usefulness. The new app offers applicable information, […]


Economy, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, Investment,

Finding Gender Equity at the Helm of Hedge Funds

November 9, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Women have broken every professional barrier and risen to the top of every industry. Yet, for some reason, there are still few senior women in hedge funds and practically zero in investment roles. A 2015 study by Ernst & Young, KPMG, and Morningstar, found that only 2% of hedge funds are led by women, fewer […]


bank, Economy, equity, Hedge Funds, Investment,

Sculptor Capital Management is an Emerging Hedge Fund Favorite

November 1, 2021 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:SCU) had a place in 19 hedge funds’ portfolios by the end of Q2 2021. This is remarkable particularly because the previous all-time high was 17. Specifically, Renaissance Technologies, maintained the largest position in Sculptor, with a $1.3 million investment at the end of the quarter. ExodusPoint Capital also took up […]


Economy, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, Investment,

Hedge Funds Name Quality Research Tool

October 27, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Over the past ten years, the hedge fund industry has grown and driven the demand for quality equity research. As global hedge fund assets have risen continuously, there is also continued growth in platform hedge funds (sector-focused funds with dedicated portfolio managers concentrating on one sector). These funds maintain a meticulous and scrupulous approach that […]


Bank of America, Economy, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Fund Research, Hedge Funds,

Hedge Funds Enter the Playing Field, Literally

October 20, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

When AC Milan hosted Atletico Madrid in late September, it wasn’t only the two teams playing against each other. It was also a matchup between Elliott Management Corp., a New York-based hedge fund and controller of AC Milan, and Ares Management Corporation, a Californian credit fund with 34% ownership of Atletico. Private equity, credit companies, […]


Economy, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, Investment, management,

Going Green: Hedge Funds By Uranium

October 13, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

‘Green energy’ is on the agenda of many politicians as consumers and companies increase their demand for sustainable assets and energy solutions. That is why investors are returning to nuclear fuel after a significant period of stagnation. Prices have rallied 37% and big hedge funds are betting on uranium for high returns, particularly given the […]


Economy, Energy, Energy Hedge Funds, energy market, Green Energy,

Managers Confident of Global Growth

October 3, 2021 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

Hedge fund managers around the world have overwhelmingly indicated their confidence for continued growth despite the current market volatility and the ongoing Covid pandemic. A recent study by the Alternative Investment Management Association’s (AIMA) Global Hedge Fund Confidence Index, 99% of managers believe that their prospects will continue to grow and show increased second-quarter results. […]


Economy, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, Investment,

Mozes Victor Konig on Diamonds as Investments

September 28, 2021 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Diamonds have long been a sound investment.  Historically they have been a preferred investment form for many reasons.  Diamond expert Mozes Victor Konig has seen – especially in the last three or four decades – an escalation in the popularity of this type of investment. “There was a study conducted by Tilburg University and HEC […]


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