Middle East

Hedge Fund Raises Funds for Japan

May 4, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Man Group Assists Post-Japan-Trauma The Man Group has been working hard on helping out Japan. It has just raised $1.5bn for a new hedge fund that will be run from Japan. It did way better than it expected. It actually only thought it would make a third of that amount, rendering it the Man Group’s […]


Asia, Glencore, GLG Partners, Man Group, Middle East,

Bears Beware

April 6, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bearish Hedge Funds? The figure for bearish hedge fund managers on the S&P 500 (SPY) released by a BarclayHedge and TrimTabs survey plummeted a little this month. February’s stats for “bearish” managers ranked at 40 percent with March being 36 percent, and “the heaviest inflows on record” were recorded in February. No Bears for Barclay […]


BarclayHedge, Hedge Fund Index, Hedge Funds, Japan, Middle East,

Tension in the Middle East Causes Rebound of Gold Bets

February 28, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Hedge funds have been supporting their upbeat gold bets recently, as the situation in the Middle East has caused many an investor to seek a haven. In fact, bets on gold are at the highest they’ve been since December. “Gold has found support and buyers have been coming in in the past few weeks,” Frank […]


Frank Lesh, Gold Bets, Hedge Funds, Middle East,

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