All posts tagged "hedge funds"

  • Sam Stovall Tom Lee Brian Belski
    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
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  • Global X Guru ETF Stock Holdings
    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
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  • Number of Stocks in Wilshire 5000
    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
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  • Bill Ackman & Carl Icahn Debate
    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
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  • 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
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  • Michael Holland - Holland & Company
    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
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  • Hedge Funds
    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
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  • Hedge Fund Performance 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
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  • Bill Fleckenstein - Fleckenstein Capital
    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
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  • 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
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