The Daily Intelligence Briefing: Latin America Jul21

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Hedge Connection is pleased to introduce this week’s DAILY INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING provided by McAlinden Research Partners. A unique briefing is presented early each week as a way to quickly glean important current trends in the global news flow and economic data. This extremely comprehensive report provides a way to identify actionable investment themes early. A snapshot of this… Read more »

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…

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 »

Icahn and Fannie/ Freddie, My Brother’s a Millionaire, and the Battle Between Fear and Greed Jun4

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Icahn bought $51 mln in Fannie, Freddie shares – filing Activist investor Carl Icahn acquired about $51 million in the common shares of mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from mutual fund manager Fairholme Funds Inc in March, a court filing showed on Tuesday. Via Reuters The Moat, the Millions and the $50 Timex Watch The… Read more »