All posts tagged "hedge funds"
Stovall, Lee and Belski Share Current Market Views
On CNBC this week, Sam Stovall, Brian Belski and Tom Lee opined on the current state of the markets.
- Posted January 11, 2017
Hedge Fund Picks Make Up New Global X Guru ETF
Since its inception the Global X Top Guru Holdings Index ETF (GURU) has outperformed the S&P 500; quite an impressive feat and a tough benchmark in the recent past. Bruno Del Ama, CEO of Global X, was...
- Posted June 5, 2013
Investing Links of Interest – April 1, 2013
USA Today’s Mike Krantz reports the stock market is shrinking as firms are delisted, go private or are bought out. Excerpt: “The stock market is going private,” says Robert Maltbie of Singular Research. “It keeps self consuming.”...
- Posted April 1, 2013
Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn in Major Mudslinging Contest
CNBC’s Scott Wapner hosted an entertaining and contentious debate between hedge fund managers Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn this afternoon. Early on referring to “this Ackman guy,” Icahn proceeded to describe his nemesis as “like the cry-baby...
- Posted January 25, 2013
Larry Swedroe Pities the Poor Souls Who Invest in Hedge Funds
Larry Swedroe, financial author and and director of research for the BAM Alliance, has penned a devastating review of hedge fund performance over the past decade. Swedroe notes the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index returned just 3.5%...
- Posted January 19, 2013
Michael Holland: “Ridiculously Low Valuations for Great Companies”
Michael Holland, chairman of Holland & Co., was on Bloomberg TV’s “Surveillance” discussing the economy and markets with Tom Keene, Sara Eisen and Scarlet Fu. Holland said positive economic developments in the U. S. (housing and autos)...
- Posted January 7, 2013
Hedge Funds Struggle, a Rebuttal, and a Rush into Apple
Hedge funds have been in the news lately. Recently an organization called The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) issued a long rebuttal to Simon Lack’s book The Hedge Fund Mirage: The Illusion of Big Money and Why...
- Posted August 24, 2012
A Familiar Story: Hedge Funds Lag Again
For the privilege of paying exorbitant fees, investors in hedge funds have suffered the indignity of underperforming a simple indexed stock/bond portfolio yet again. ETFReplay reports that year-to-date, hedge funds as a whole are showing a gain...
- Posted July 4, 2012
Bill Fleckenstein: Buying Financial Stocks Akin to Going to Casino
Noted short seller and hedge fund manager Bill Fleckenstein was interviewed on Bloomberg TV a couple of days ago. He touched on the topics of JP Morgan and financials in general, along with his view of the...
- Posted May 18, 2012
Pension Funds Struggle to Find Returns
Julie Creswell of The N.Y. Times writes about the challenges facing pension funds in a low return world. Apparently the managers of these funds are increasingly turning to alternatives including high fee hedge funds. Creswell contrasts the...
- Posted April 4, 2012