Top Hedge Funds Pursue Soros-Like Returns on the Yuan

In the fall of 1992, George Soros rose to prominence by winning his gamble against the British Pound, earning not only a place in history but, $1.5 billion in profits. Today, many prominent names in the hedge fund industry are seeking similar results at the expense of...

Can a Small Hedge Fund Survive Its Unique Fiscal Challenges?

Hedge funds, in the aggregate, turned in an abysmal performance in 2015. Moreover, this appalling performance hangs like an albatross around the necks of funds both small and large, making the prospect of growing assets under management (AUM) that much more...

Are Hedge Funds Dead or Just Badly Wounded?

The year 2015 is one more for the dustbin of history and marks the second straight year of uninspiring hedge fund performance.  If anything separates 2015’s performance from 2014’s, it is that 2015 was not a solo performance. The S&P 500, that vaunted faux...

More Hedge Funds Make the Transition to Family Offices

Hedge funds, already an exclusive investment option, have been made even more restrictive by the definition of a qualified investor. Now we are seeing a trend in the direction of even greater exclusivity as hedge funds return outside investors’ capital and transform...

Hedge Funds Are Not Imploding

The performance of the S&P 500 is on a par with real ten-year Treasury rates yet, many financial reporters prefer to focus on hedge fund performance, going so far as to suggest they are imploding which, by definition, means a sudden and complete failure. While it...

65 Million Reasons Bill Gross Is Wrong About a Fed Rate Hike

Bill Gross has spent the past several months beating the drum for a rate hike. His reasons for taking this position are fairly obvious. Mr. Gross is in the bond market. Many of those favoring the status quo also have ulterior motives, so please understand…this is no...
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