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Bridgewater Associates Changes Direction During 3Q 2020

November 23, 2020 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

A look at Bridgewater’s 13F filed with the US SEC reveals that Ray Dalio’s hedge fund firm has invested about half a billion dollars into some of the world’s largest firms while withdrawing from an ETF that tracks large-cap US equities and positions in three China ETFs. The moves were made during the 3rd quarter […]

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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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Brazil is Bridgewater’s New Best Bet

March 21, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Until recently Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund has been a big investor in the China market. Another region has caught the interest of the $160 billion Connecticut- based fund, and that is Brazil. Analysts at Bridgewater recently told Reuters they have their eyes on Brazil and expect it to become the country with […]

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Klarman and Dalio Pessimistic in Davos

January 22, 2019 James Heinsman In the News

Hedge Fund superstars, Ray Dalio and Seth Klarman, both expressed worry over the global economy during the annual World Economic Forum that meets each year in Davos, Switzerland. Klarman’s dire warning was issued in a letter and caused a buzz at the prestigious conference. Called the next Warren Buffett by some, Klarman runs the Baupost […]

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Top 25 Fund Managers Earned $15.38 Billion Collectively in 2017

June 4, 2018 James Heinsman In the News

Hedge funds seem to be rebounding from their years-long slump, with 2017 being spectacularly lucrative for the extremely lucky few. Four hedge fund managers realized personal annual earnings topping the one-billion-dollar mark, an astronomically good years wages by anyone’s standards. Those four include James Simons of Renaissance Technologies with a sweet $1.7 billion; David Tepper […]

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For Vanessa Selbst, Hedge Funds is Just a New Kind of Gambling

January 11, 2018 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Vanessa Selbst, the world’s most successful female poker player, is making the not-so-big switch to the world of high finance as she joins mega-hedge fund manager Bridgewater Associates. Over the past 12 years Selbst has racked in a nice $11.9 million playing tournament poker. Although her new job has not been announced publicly, she did […]

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Dalio Says US Economy Not So Rosy Just Under the Surface

October 24, 2017 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

Ray Dalio, founder and head of the world’s largest hedge fund, took a deep dive into the inner workings of the US economy, and did not like what he saw there. Dalio, CEO of Bridgewater Associates, which manages $160 billion, posted on LinkedIn, the social media business networking site, his findings on the current state […]

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Bridgewater Losing Another Top Exec

October 15, 2017 James Heinsman In the News

Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, is saying good-bye to marketing head Parag Shah, who “recently agreed to step aside,” according to a Wall Street Journal report. Shah has been with Bridgewater, which controls $160 billion, since 2002. He will stay on the payroll during a “period of transition.” It is not a shock […]

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Top Revenues for Hedge Fund Managers

May 23, 2017 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Despite the fact that investor returns for hedge funds were somewhat “disappointing,” hedge fund managers did not feel the pinch.  Indeed, over the last ten years the industry has encountered very bad returns with Daniel S. Loeb referring to it a “catastrophic period.” Bringing home a staggering $11 billion, the top 25 hedge fund managers […]

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Dalio’s Mind Encoded into Algorithms

December 26, 2016 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The world’s largest, and most successful, hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, is encoding its master’s methods into an algorithm designed to bypass the need for anyone to actually have to think. The fund is worth $160 billion, and presumably got there based on the management philosophy of its founder Ray Dalio. The goal of the project […]

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