Hedge funds

“We’ve been criticized for allowing the holding to grow so large, but our feeling before the crisis erupted was that Valeant was executing well on its business model.”

After deserting commodities markets during last year's slide, some hedge funds are starting to move back in, betting a recent pick-up in energy prices could signal a turning point.

Investors will get their first peek of the year into hedge-fund managers’ holdings in mid-February as they file updated 13F disclosures.
University student Spencer Singleton is among a growing band of amateurs turning to computer-driven automated stock trading - until now the preserve of hedge funds and mega brokers - and says he's beating the market.
Oil prices rebounded after some of the biggest names in the hedge fund world and private equity lost billions betting on a rebound in energy prices and distressed energy debt. What’s more, many of them are staying with it.

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A fund manager for one of the largest mutual fund and investment groups in the world, Fidelity, has warned investors and savers to have an allocation to “physical ca

Some of the top U.S. hedge fund investors and activists, including Jana Partners LLC, took new positions or raised their equity stakes in fast food chain McDonald's Corp during the first quarter, according to regulatory filings on Friday.