Surging Inflows, Sustainable Investing in China, and Activists Targeting Europe Apr22

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Surging Inflows – Opalesque According to the Opalesque Industry Update, investors allocated $13.3 billion to hedge fund firms with greater than $5 billion in AUM and $9.1 billion to firms with between $1 billion and 5 billion; firms with less than $1 billion received inflows of $3.9 billion. Total AUM increased to $2.7 trillion… Green Sun

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First Quarter Blues, No Flash in the Pan, and Gupta to Surrender Apr17

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First quarter blues – CNBC Many of last year’s high-fliers, particularly tech stocks, took a beating in the first quarter which led to some very poor results for some of the biggest hedge funds. According to CNBC, hedge funds suffered their worst first quarter since the financial crisis with an average gain of just 1.23%… No flash in

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Dark Pools, March Madness, And The 31-Year-Old Whiz Kid Apr9

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Dark Pools – Reuters High frequency trading is a possible threat to investors and thanks to Michael Lewis’s Flash Boys the mainstream is now concerned. But there is another threat outside of exchanges that may have far more implicit consequences on the market… March Madness – Moneynews Bracket busting was in full effect both on and off the court

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Welcome to The Edge Apr3

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Hedge Connection is proud to introduce our redesigned blog, The Edge. As our blog did previously, The Edge will focus primarily on hedge fund marketing and news as well as the evolving dynamic between managers and investors. The blog’s cleaner and more intuitive design should allow for a better user experience. Additionally, some new functions

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‘Flash Boys’, Activist Investing, and Volatility Loathing Apr2

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Front Running the “Flash Boys” Controversy – Barrons A wise man once said, “Knowledge is power and enthusiasm pulls the switch”, or in this case makes the trade. It appears that some investors knew in advance about Michael Lewis’s 60 Minutes segment on his new book, ‘Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt’ detailing high-frequency trading and

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