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7 big-name hedge funds that are tanking this year as credit and quant strategies flounder

After a tumultuous start to the year, many big-name managers — and the markets overall — have gotten back in the black. Still, despite the markets' rally on the backs of unprecedented monetary and fiscal policies, some funds have struggled and are down double-digits midway through 2020. Billionaire-run shops like Glenview Capital... go to Article >

Q&A with BofA stock chief — 11-part strategy from stock-picking champion — 4 portfolio shifts for BlackRock

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Dear Readers, The Investing team at Business Insider spends a lot of time trying to figure out what sets the world's most brilliant financial minds apart from others. In a market where momentum reigns and everyone crowds into the same stocks,... read more

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15 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement  It may have been a short workweek, but there was no shortage of big Wall Street news. Citi announced that CEO Michael Corbat will be retiring next year and Jane Fraser, currently the firm's president and head of consumer... read more

Glenview, Winton, and Lansdowne are among 7 big-name hedge funds that are down double-digits this year despite the markets' rally

55 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

After a tumultuous start to the year, many big-name managers — and the markets overall — have gotten back in the black. Still, despite the markets' rally on the backs of unprecedented monetary and fiscal policies, some funds have struggled and... read more

Hedge funds are staffing up and preparing for a crucial test as once-skeptical investors pour billions into the industry expecting big returns

69 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Hedge funds initially weathered the storm caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with many funds only falling slightly while markets crashed. But equity and bond markets have bounced back thanks to aggressive monetary and fiscal policies, and... read more

Hedge funds hunt for Robinhood replacement — TIAA buyouts — Merrill Lynch's FA training head is out

43 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

    Happy Saturday! Hedge funds that love to use Robinhood data to hunt for their own winning ideas won't be able to tap that enormous pool of trades in quite the same way anymore. As CNBC first reported, Robinhood is no longer publishing how... read more

How to pitch top hedge funds on the next hot alt-data set

43 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

  Happy Saturday! Hedge funds that love to use Robinhood data to hunt for winning ideas won't be able to tap its enormous pool of trades in quite the same way anymore. As CNBC first reported, Robinhood is no longer publishing how many customers... read more

The 24 quant power players driving the future of hedge funds, from well-known billionaire founders to under-the-radar data chiefs

58 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Quants have gone from a niche practice to a dominant player — the largest and most important hedge funds in the world are heavily influenced by, or completely committed to, computer-run strategies. The future of quantitative investing is under... read more

We asked 7 alt data leads at big names like Bridgewater, Point72, and Man Group how to pitch them on new data feeds. Here's how to win them over.

44 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

The alternative data industry, which sells the unique datasets used by investors to gain an edge, has seen a boom in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider profiled seven executives at some of the leading hedge funds,... read more

We asked 7 alt data leads at big names like Bridgewater, Point72, and Man Group how to pitch them on new data feeds. Here's how to win them over.

45 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

The alternative data industry, the unique datasets used by investors to gain an edge, has surged in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider profiled seven executives at some of the leading hedge funds, banks, and... read more

Big investors are pouring billions into macro funds — and even giving smaller names they normally wouldn't look twice at a chance. JPMorgan lays...

89 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Most hedge funds struggled during times of extreme market volatility, according to a new report from JPMorgan. But one subsector of the industry, macro managers, have thrived in market chaos, JPMorgan found, including during this year's... read more