Ray Dalio

Dalio Says US Economy Not So Rosy Just Under the Surface

October 24, 2017 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

Ray Dalio, founder and head of the world’s largest hedge fund, took a deep dive into the inner workings of the US economy, and did not like what he saw there. Dalio, CEO of Bridgewater Associates, which manages $160 billion, posted on LinkedIn, the social media business networking site, his findings on the current state […]

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Bridgewater Losing Another Top Exec

October 15, 2017 James Heinsman In the News

Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, is saying good-bye to marketing head Parag Shah, who “recently agreed to step aside,” according to a Wall Street Journal report. Shah has been with Bridgewater, which controls $160 billion, since 2002. He will stay on the payroll during a “period of transition.” It is not a shock […]

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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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Top Revenues for Hedge Fund Managers

May 23, 2017 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Despite the fact that investor returns for hedge funds were somewhat “disappointing,” hedge fund managers did not feel the pinch.  Indeed, over the last ten years the industry has encountered very bad returns with Daniel S. Loeb referring to it a “catastrophic period.” Bringing home a staggering $11 billion, the top 25 hedge fund managers […]

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The Top Hedge Fund Earners of 2016

May 17, 2017 James Heinsman In the News

We mean who brought home the most money, and not necessarily had the best returns, although these often go together considering the fees managers charge for performance. Broadly speaking the hedge fund industry had lackluster year, but at least the numbers are black. Hedge Funds returned 5.4 percent, kind of anemic compared to the robust […]

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Dalio’s Mind Encoded into Algorithms

December 26, 2016 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The world’s largest, and most successful, hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, is encoding its master’s methods into an algorithm designed to bypass the need for anyone to actually have to think. The fund is worth $160 billion, and presumably got there based on the management philosophy of its founder Ray Dalio. The goal of the project […]

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Ex-Apple Exec Joining World’s Largest Hedgefund

March 28, 2016 Ryan James In the News

Bridgewater Associates, the managers of the world’s largest hedge fund, announced that it is taking on board former Apple Inc, executive Jon Rubinstein to be its co-chief executive. Rubinstein, who was involved in the development of the iconic Apple products the iMac and the iPod, will be joining Bridgewater in May, 2016 along with Eileen […]

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Meet this Year’s Best Hedge Fund Managers

February 2, 2016 PJ Moore Hedge Fund News

LCH Investments, a London-based fund of funds and a subsidiary of Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings Limited, just published its yearly list of the “most successful money managers” for the year 2015. The list looks at the total net gains, after fees have been subtracted, of each hedge fund manager, since the launch of the […]

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The Three Managers that Top the Charts: Soros, Icahn and Dalio

October 12, 2015 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

Most of the wealthy people at the head of the Forbes 400 list of America’s richest are in technology, retail and candy sales, hedge fund managers are also ranking well. Among the list’s 50 richest people there are seven alternative fund managers. But among those seven there are three that truly shine. In first place […]

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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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