BlackRock Rising, an Alpha Video, and Viking’s Illiquid Investment Jul16

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BlackRock Second-Quarter Profit Climbs 11% as Assets Rise BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world’s biggest money manager, said second-quarter profit rose 11 percent as investors added money to its funds, boosting assets and the fees for managing them. Net income increased to $808 million, or $4.72 a share, from $729 million, or $4.19 a share, a year earlier,… Read more »

Life & Times of THE Bull Market (2008-?) Jul11

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The following thought piece was exclusively written for Hedge Connection and is a fascinating look at the current bull market from McAlinden Research Partners, a firm that specializes in identifying actionable investment themes early. Specifically, this report focuses on housing and tobacco and where MRP believes the current bull market is heading from here…

20 Core Holdings, 40 Acts of Communication, and 14,000 Hedge Funds Jul2

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Popular Stocks Hedge Funds Are Buying Now that virtually everyone has figured out what we first said in 2012, namely that in the New bizarro Normal, the best trading strategy – the only way to generate alpha in a world in which hedge funds no longer can – is going long a basket of the… Read more »

The “Sweep Exams”, a Richard Chilton Video, and an Industry in Flux Jun25

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Popular liquid alts funds face regulatory scrutiny The fastest-growing segment of the mutual fund business is facing new scrutiny this summer from regulators who say they plan to zero in on both the marketing of the funds and the investment strategies they employ. Sources familiar with the Securities and exchange Commission’s plan to focus on… Read more »

Assets Surge, Yeshiva Blues, and Don’t Cry for me Argentina Jun18

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Leading emerging hedge funds see assets surge The top emerging hedge fund managers now manage $66.5bn in US equity assets, according to the latest hedge fund industry report by Hedgetracker.com. Overall, the leading emerging equity hedge funds have seen their equity assets jump by as much as $6bn, or 10% year-to-date… Via: FTSEGlobalMarkets.com How to Lose… Read more »