investments

ETFs Gaining in Popularity with Managers of Customized Portfolios

March 20, 2014 James Heinsman In the News

Exchange traded funds, or ETFs, have been gaining in popularity recently in the separate accounts type of investments. Investors and investment advisors are both examining the potential of ETFs to contribute to the success of customized portfolio strategies. A new type of investor is emerging, known as an ETF strategist, who will customize tactical short-term, […]

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ETF, Exchange Traded Funds, F Squared, investments,

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 […]

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

Top Stock Picks from JAT Capital

February 26, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

JAT Capital Management began in 2007 by John Thaler, and investor who had previously been with Spectrum Equity Investors and Shumway Capital Partners. Impressively Thaler was able to beat the odds last year, guiding his investments to earn about 14 percent last year, a lot better than the average hedge fund’s loss of 4 percent. […]

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Hedge Funds, investments, JAT Capita Managementl, John Thaler, Stocks,

Investors Return to Hedge Funds After Punishing Them Through October

January 8, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Recent data has revealed that investors across the globe have forgiven hedge funds, with firms seeing an end to months of heavy losses and regaining revenue in November. In October, investors pulled $9 billion out of hedge funds, after withdrawing $2.6 billion in September. In November, hedge fund managers saw an increase of $3.6 billion […]

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BarclayHedge, Hedge Fund Industry, Hedge Funds, investments, Macro Funds,

Salida Capital Speaks Against “Unfounded” Rumors

October 4, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

In response to recent gossip, Toronto-based Salida Capital stated that rumors of its collapse are “unfounded”. In fact, the hedge fund has increased its funding in energy and several other holdings as oil prices fall. The fund explained that with the potential for oil to drop even lower, they have upped their “level of hedging […]

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Energy, Hedge Funds, investments, Oil Investments, Salida Capital,

Jaspal Phull: Investors Will Turn to Gold

September 27, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to a manager at Stenham Asset Management, gold will continue to be a reliable haven despite the recent falls. Yesterday, gold experienced the largest monthly slide in over three years, as a result of increasing pressure from a major sell-off in commodity markets.  Still, the metal has benefitted throughout a time of unease caused […]

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Financial Crisis, Global Sell-Out, Gold, Hedge Funds, investments,

Gold and Silver Fall After Global Sell-Off

September 25, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Despite recent claims that gold is the way to go during the financial crisis, it, alongside silver and several other commodities, has fallen as a result of a global sell-off in financial markets. On Thursday, gold fell 3.7%, or $66.40, to $1,741.70 per ounce. Silver, a high-demand metal in many industries, also took a severe […]

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Economy, Finance, Global Crisis, Gold, Hedge Funds,

Tony Hall Predicts Gains in Gold Commodities

September 20, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to hedge fund manager Tony Hall, investors seeking to secure their assets will be drawn to gold, platinum and Brent oil. Hall, the chief investment officer of Duet Commodities Fund, also predicted that gold may climb 21% to an all-time high of $2,200 an ounce by the end of this year, while platinum may […]

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Commodities, Economy, Gold, Hedge Funds, investments,

Man Group Collects $3.7 Billion Investments in Three Months

July 7, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to Man Group PLC, $3.7 billion were invested in its fund over the last three months. The firm explained that the transactions removed $1.1 billion from its assets, including a 0.6% decline in its AHL managed-futures strategy, which was worth $23.9 billion. “Current markets are creating challenging performance conditions for most asset classes, and […]

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Hedge Funds, investments, Man Group, Peter Clarke,

China Development Bank Invests Overseas

July 5, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

China Development Bank is becoming more and more active overseas, investing in private equity and hedge funds. According to anonymous sources, CDB will likely become one of the primary investors in MP Pacific Harbor Capital. This fund has been joined by New York’s MatlinPatterson as well. MatlinPatterson manages nearly $10 billion, and was initially part […]

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China Development Bank, Hedge Funds, investments, MP Pacific Harbor Capital, Private Equity,

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