Open Sesame: Alibaba and the 16 Tiger Cubs Nov28

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By Stan Altshuller Jack Ma’s story is an inspiring one. But his biggest fans yet might be a group of highly successful hedge fund managers dubbed the “Tiger Cubs” for their association with Julian Roberston’s legendary asset management firm Tiger Management. Upon analyzing the latest quarterly 13F filings that show hedge fund positions as of 9/30/2014, we… Read more »

Falcone Steps Down, the HSBC Leak, and Mitigating Taxes Nov26

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Philip Falcone, Hedge Fund Chief in Exile, Is Stepping Down Philip A. Falcone, the hedge fund manager who made billions betting against the housing market and then lost a bundle trying to build a wireless network, is once again trying to reinvent himself. In a surprising move, Mr. Falcone is stepping down as the chief… Read more »

Increasing Risk Appetite, a Rate Hike Video, and Goldman’s “Best Ideas” Nov19

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State Street Research predicts widespread increase in pension fund risk appetite and alternative allocations Over the next three years, 77 per cent of pension funds expect their appetite for investment risk to increase to enable them to meet long-term liabilities and deliver optimal value for members. That’s according to a new report from State Street,… Read more »

The Daily Intelligence Briefing: Focus On Net Neutrality Nov17

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This report is provided free each week by McAlinden Research Partners to members of Hedge Connection.   Click here for the full and extensive report (login required). Below is a snapshot. Not a member yet? Join Now.   MRP   McAlinden Research Partners  | DIBS   SITE  MAIL INFO  Daily Intelligence Briefing – November 17th, 2014 Today’s Issue Cluster: Net Neutrality  Telecoms… Read more »

$5.1 Billion in Redemptions, Cohen’s New Giacometti, and Year-End Bonuses Nov12

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Hedge funds redeemed USD5.1bn in September but outperformed S&P 500 The hedge fund industry redeemed USD5.1 billion (0.2 per cent of assets) in September, the largest outflow since December 2013 and only the second outflow this year, according to TrimTabs and BarclayHedge. “Hedge fund inflows slowed sharply in the third quarter,” says Sol Waksman, president… Read more »