The Fraternal Acquittal, The Global Macro Fund Rebound, and The Price of Unselfish Behavior Jul9

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Jury in NY Acquits Ex-Hedge Fund Founder’s Brother The brother of an imprisoned ex-billionaire hedge fund founder was acquitted of conspiracy on Tuesday, handing Manhattan prosecutors their first loss after dozens of insider trading convictions in prosecutions that relied heavily on wiretaps and the testimony of those who pleaded guilty. After the verdict was announced, Rengan… Read more »

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 »

Six Myths of Portfolio Construction May20

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Money-Puzzle

In this exclusive article for the Edge, angel investor David Siegel argues that investors often believe that a strong track record points to skill, rather than luck in the markets. His six myths challenge many commonly-held beliefs of portfolio construction. He lays out three fundamental drivers that may have a better chance of powering portfolios… Read more »

Rolling in Rupees, Feasting on Lehman, and Moral Outrage May14

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Moneytower

Indian hedge fund hits $500 million in assets with extraordinary returns - Reuters Ravi Mehta, who started his fund, Steadview, with just $500,000 in July 2009, has seen assets balloon to $500 million. Focusing primarily on India, the fund has made 12 times the returns of peers with bets on consumer and tech stocks… Read more Six… Read more »