Hedge Funds Lose on Wheat Bets, Do Better on Copper

May 30, 2012 Debbie Jacobs In the News

Recent data has revealed that before the market stutter several days ago, hedge funds bought almost $2 billion worth of wheat contracts. According to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, money managers were luckier with copper bets; hedge funds dropped almost $670 million in long positions right as the metal suffered one of its worst price […]


Copper Bets, Economy, Euroone, Greece, Hedge Fund Industry,

Quote of the Day: European Debt Crisis Requires Confidence in Financial System

May 24, 2012 James Heinsman Quote of the Day

Economic trouble in Europe is a multi-pronged affair. Greece is threatening to pull out of the eurozone; bank insolvency is looming large and fearful; and the European leadership is at odds about what to do to solve the problems. This crisis, which was quieting down for a while, has seemed to return to an active […]


Eurozone, Greece, NYU Stern School of Business, Thomas Cooley,

Investors Bet on Euro as Greece Falters

May 21, 2012 Debbie Jacobs In the News

Though the euro has managing to keep above water throughout one of the worst financial crises in history, investors are now betting on its downfall if Greece truly is removed from the equation. Alan Ruskin of Deutsche Bank AG explained: “Financial markets’ great fear is that if one country left, it would not necessarily be […]


Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Euro News, Greece, Hedge Funds,

Hedge Funds: Lessons Learned

April 20, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Mistakes from the Past; Lessons for the Future If you want to try your hand at investing, one good tip you can take on is learning lessons from the past. Over the last few years there have been significant opportunities for such lessons. For example, we learned in 2007 that when the market doubles is […]


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