July Slow Month for Year’s Best Hedge Funds

August 12, 2012 James Heinsman Tops

The following hedge funds have had a fabulous year so far, July was nothing to brag about for these top performing funds. July was not particularly good for hedge funds in general, rising by only 1.05 percent, several points behind the growth of the general stock market which was 1.26 percent for the month. “The […]


Andrew Feldstein, BarclayHedge, Blue Mountain Credit Alternatives fund, David Tepper, Lee Ainslie,

Barclay Hedge Fund Index Reveals December Loss

January 15, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The Barclay Hedge Fund Index revealed that hedge funds fell 0.38% in December, with the Index marked 5.37% lower at the end of last year. “Equity markets started the month with a sell-off, and then went on to rally going into Christmas,” Sol Waksman of BarclayHedge said. “Unfortunately, markets that see-saw can be quite difficult […]


Barclay Hedge Fund Index, BarclayHedge, Equity Markets, Hedge Fund Industry, Sol Waksman,

Investors Return to Hedge Funds After Punishing Them Through October

January 8, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Recent data has revealed that investors across the globe have forgiven hedge funds, with firms seeing an end to months of heavy losses and regaining revenue in November. In October, investors pulled $9 billion out of hedge funds, after withdrawing $2.6 billion in September. In November, hedge fund managers saw an increase of $3.6 billion […]


BarclayHedge, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, investments, Macro Funds,

Bears Beware

April 6, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bearish Hedge Funds? The figure for bearish hedge fund managers on the S&P 500 (SPY) released by a BarclayHedge and TrimTabs survey plummeted a little this month. February’s stats for “bearish” managers ranked at 40 percent with March being 36 percent, and “the heaviest inflows on record” were recorded in February. No Bears for Barclay […]


BarclayHedge, Hedge Fund Index, Hedge Funds, Japan, Middle East,

Hedge Funds Report Inflow of $6.6 Billion

February 8, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research have reported that the hedge fund industry’s revenue reached $6.6 billion in December of last year. Industry resources are at the highest they’ve been since 2008- $1.7 trillion. Sol Waksman of BarclayHedge said “the December inflow is very bullish for the industry because year-end redemptions typically produce an outflow in […]


BarclayHedge, Hedge Fund Inflow, TrimTabs Investment Research,

Global Hedge Funds Improve Performance

November 11, 2010 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

TrimTabs and BarclayHedge reported on November 8th that hedge fund performance had improved during the month of September. Nine out of ten managers reported a profit for the month; the average fund increased by 3.5%, and global hedge funds as a whole took in $3.8 billion. This was “a good month for hedge-fund managers,” in […]


BarclayHedge, Sol Waksman, TrimTabs,

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