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 »

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 »

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

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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 »

Hedge Funds Lose -0.48% in March Apr14

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Post courtesy of the Hennessee Group. Hedge Funds Outperform in First Quarter April 14, 2014 – New York, NY – Hennessee Group LLC announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index lost -0.48% in March (+1.50% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +0.69% (+1.30% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +0.83% (-0.72% YTD), and… Read more »