Bridgewater

Bridgewater Fund Down in First Half of 2017

July 25, 2017 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Being the largest is not a guarantee that your funds will always rise, seems to be the lesson from the less than stellar performance of Bridgewater Associates’ Pure Alpha II Fund. Pure Alpha dropped by 2.5% during the first half of 2017, disappointing managers and investors alike. The Pure Alpha Fund’s drop can be compared […]

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Bridgewater Hiring Northern Trust to Backup Work of BNY Mellon

January 14, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bridgewater Associates has got people wondering what they are thinking. The hedge fund company has announced that it will add an additional asset service provider to their payroll: Northern Trust will now begin to back up and duplicate the tasks and responsibilities of Bridgewater’s present provider, BNY Mellon. This highly unusual arrangement will be launched […]

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The Ten Largest Hedge Funds in the World

June 23, 2012 James Heinsman Tops

The popular perception concerning hedge funds in general is that they are a risky business limited to only the wealthiest investors. The truth about hedge funds is slightly more complex. Hedge funds are under constant scrutiny and actively managed with an eye towards higher than ordinary market returns. Most hedge funds are only available to […]

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