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Big investors are pouring billions into macro funds — and even giving smaller names they normally wouldn't look twice at a chance. JPMorgan lays out what's driving the surge in interest.

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 coronavirus sell-off. Now, institutional investors are turning to macro managers for... go to Article >

Morgan Stanley's bond-trading bonanza — Payments tech salaries — Fannie Mae shakeup

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Summary List PlacementHappy Saturday! Big bank earnings season was in full swing this week. From top execs laying out the rationale behind dealmaking to shedding some light on their plans for the future of the physical office, here are some of... read more

Big investors like Apollo and Carlyle are ramping up impact-focused hiring. We talked to 15 insiders to learn more about the data-crunching driving...

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The coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing reckoning of racial justice and equity in the workplace has ESG investing at the forefront of the conversations in the asset management business. While investors in the space believe funds can be agents... 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

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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

The first half of the year was the worst stretch for hedge funds since the financial crisis. Now, investors expect a serious bounce back for the $3...

101 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.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 are overhauling the way they use alt data as even quants are being forced to think like macro investors

95 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Alternative data is an increasingly important part of hedge funds' investment processes, but the pandemic has changed the way firms use the info. Traditionally, quants and long-term stock-pickers use data to compare companies against each... read more

Macro hedge funds are back in demand as investors look to ride out market volatility. JPMorgan lays out why the surge in interest won't be...

123 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.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

Hedge funds are in unchartered waters right now. Here's how billionaires like Ray Dalio, Steve Cohen, and Seth Klarman rode out 2008.

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No crisis is the same, and there are significant differences between the recession in 2008 and the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 —  but for many hedge funds, this is the first sustained economic disturbance in their existence.  Business Insider... read more

Markets are upside down right now as young hedge fund chiefs face their first crisis. We dug up what the biggest managers — from Cliff Asness to...

143 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

No crisis is the same, and there are significant differences between the recession in 2008 and the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 —  but for many hedge funds, this is the first sustained economic disturbance in their existence.  Business Insider... read more

Goldman's secret weapon — Deutsche Bank trader exodus — WeWork's empty space

94 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

  Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week.  If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Goldman Sachs exec Ram... read more

Goldman's secret weapon — Deutsche Bank trader exodus — WeWork's empty space

94 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

  Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week.  If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Goldman Sachs exec Ram... read more