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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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Quote of the Day: Ray Dalio

February 26, 2012 Debbie Jacobs Quote of the Day

Bridgewater Associates chief investment and chief executive officer Ray Dalio wrote a guiding document for the firm. He said: “You can probably get what you want out of life if you can suspend your ego and take a no-excuses approach to achieving your goals with open-mindedness, determination and courage.”  

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Bridgewater Back On Top; Comey Rejects FBI Offer

May 29, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to Institutional Investor Magazine, Bridgewater Associates is back to ranking as one of the top hedge funds in the world, and surpasses even JPMorgan. On the list published this month, Bridgewater was listed as second to the UK’s Man Group. Based in Westport, Bridgewater is one of the largest employers in Fairfield County. According […]

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New York City: Hedge Fund Central

May 1, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Studies from TheCityUK show that New York City manages more hedge funds than any other city in the world, with London trailing far behind. TheCityUK global hedge fund industry report reveals that 41% of hedge fund assets are currently managed out of New York, compare with a mere 19% in London. While taking into account […]

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Hedge Fund Industry Continues to Grow

March 3, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bridgewater Associates Inc. brought in $8.7 billion for investors during the third and fourth quarters of last year. According to LCH Investments, this is the largest profit recorded by the top ten hedge funds in the world during that time. Based in Westport, Connecticut, Bridgewater has made $22 billion for its clients since it was […]

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