Hedge funds

CTA Trend Following model shows Cocoa futures were stopped out and JPY/USD flipping between long and neutral in different models.
Futures Magazine receives many reader questions on the state of the hedge fund market. We selected a few hedge fund questions.
M Science, is a pioneer and leader in providing alternative data solutions to supplement core data in investment research for buy-side investment firms and hedge funds.
Quantitative hedge funds are significant users of alternative data, which is a main driver of its massive growth. We talk to one here.
Investing in private partnership structures such as hedge funds, private equity and private real estate can be a fruitful and exciting endeavor, especially when venturing into asset classes that lack competition and efficiency. An important qualification to remember when beginning due diligence on a partnership is that no investment is perfect. Each one has its own risks, however esoteric or idiosyncratic, and risks change over time, as do the operations and other intricacies of investment management.

One of the early lessons I learned regarding managed money is that once a trend is broadly recognized in the investing community, it may be time to look for an exit as you will often be late to the

Crude oil prices are gaining ground after hedge funds capitulated and Russia says they favor extending production cuts. Hedge funds cut their net-long position by 7%, while shorts jumped by 37 percent. The funds that were long and survived the market collapse are now chasing the market lower. That might not be the best plan as oil inventories in the US are set to fall again.
The past year could be characterized as a year in which the unexpected happened, with perhaps the Brexit result and Donald Trump’s triumph in the U.S. presidential election the pinnacle of a series of unpredicted events. As markets struggled to respond to these surprising outcomes, volatility increased and hedge funds, following two years of returns below 5%, were able to capture some upside, adding 7.4% during the course of 2016.
The past year could be characterized as a year in which the unexpected happened, with perhaps the Brexit result and Donald Trump’s triumph in the U.S. presidential election the pinnacle of a series of unpredicted events. As markets struggled to respond to these surprising outcomes, volatility increased and hedge funds, following two years of returns below 5%, were able to capture some upside, adding 7.4% during the course of 2016.
Last year’s hedge fund issue featured our Bid & Ask interview with Skybridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci.