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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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Connecticut Paying Bridgewater to Stay and Create Jobs

May 25, 2016 James Heinsman In the News

In a controversial move Connecticut is offering one of the world’s largest hedge funds, Bridgewater Associates, $22 million in exchange for the firms promise to invest $525 million in the state through job creation and facilities upgrades. The incentive is part of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s First Five program, which is […]

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Ex-Apple Exec Joining World’s Largest Hedgefund

March 28, 2016 Ryan James In the News

Bridgewater Associates, the managers of the world’s largest hedge fund, announced that it is taking on board former Apple Inc, executive Jon Rubinstein to be its co-chief executive. Rubinstein, who was involved in the development of the iconic Apple products the iMac and the iPod, will be joining Bridgewater in May, 2016 along with Eileen […]

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Managers Face Deep Pay Cuts During 2014’s Bad Year for Hedge Funds

May 10, 2015 Maria Morales Economic Barometer

It is no secret that 2014 was one of the worst years in history for hedge fund returns. And don’t think the managers of these funds haven’t had to take some of the responsibility, in the form of lower wages. As a group the 25 top-earning hedge fund managers collected what most of us would […]

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Bridgewater Suing Ex-Employees for Misrepresenting Previous Relationship

October 27, 2014 James Heinsman In the News

Two former employees of Bridgewater Associates are being sued for falsely representing the jobs they had with the world’s largest hedge fund company. Howard Wang and Wenquan ‘Robert’ Wu were sued in federal court in Manhattan last Tuesday for using lies about their former job descriptions at Bridgewater in order to promote their newly launched […]

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Meditation Key to One Manager’s Success

November 13, 2013 PJ Moore In the News

Ray Dalio says he has been meditating twice for 20 minutes each time, for 44 years, and it has been the secret to his success. The genius behind  Bridgewater Associates, and acknowledged as one of the world’s most successful hedge fund managers, Dalio was discussing his passion at the recent NYTimes Dealbook Conference. “It’s such […]

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Bridgewater Bursting Over: Launching New Fund

February 5, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund on the planet, is about to get a little bit bigger. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal Bridgewater will establish a new fund called All Weather Major Markets, a companion to the supersized $65 billion All Weather Fund to prevent it from becoming “too large.” Last […]

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World’s Largest Hedge Funds

June 10, 2012 James Heinsman Tops

Despite the difficult year for all financial service providers, and especially hedge funds, there are still several with massive amounts of assets still in their control. Here is a list of the five largest hedge funds in the world. 1.    Bridgewater Associates: With about $77.6 billion assets under management, Bridgewater’s strategy is global macro, is […]

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Top Ten Highest-Paid Hedge Fund Managers

March 21, 2012 Debbie Jacobs Tops

According to AR Magazine, the highest-paid hedge fund managers of 2010 are: John Paulson of Paulson & Co., with $4.9 billion Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, with $3.1 billion Jim Simmons of Renaissance Technologies, $2.5 billion David Tepper of Appaloosa Management, with $2.2 billion Steve Cohen of SAC Capital, $1.3 billion Eddie Lampert of ESL […]

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