Hedge funds

Hedge funds took in more money in H1 2014—$99.7 billion—than in all of 2013, according to new data from eVestment.
A less traditional song could also be heard in the streets of Rosario, Argentina’s third-biggest city and the birthplace of team captain Lionel Messi: a profanity-laced taunt of the hedge funds that have battled the government over defaulted debt since 2001.
They say it’s a good idea to check in on elderly loved ones during the hot summer months. And after the rough spring they had, it’s probably also a good idea to check in on loved ones managing equity hedge-funds.
Hedge funds have pared bank on their net-short Eurodollar position over the last two weeks.
The net-long position contracted to the lowest since mid- February as speculators sold bullion on signs of accelerating U.S. economic growth. The investors more than doubled bets on lower prices in the past month
Hedge funds lowered bullish bets on gold for a fourth week, the longest streak this year.
Hedge funds and other speculators misjudged gold prices for a second time in three weeks.
After shunning gold and wheat for most of last year, hedge fund managers are piling back in amid the escalating crisis in Ukraine.
Hedge funds boosted bullish commodity bets to the highest since 2012 as extreme weather threatened global crops.
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