Money managers

Hedge funds cut bullish bets on gold futures by the most in a month as holdings of physical bullion in exchange-traded funds dropped to the lowest since 2009.
Twice a year, Standard & Poor's releases a “SPIVA Scorecard” -- a report comparing the performance of active managers versus three passive indexes. The S&P 500 large caps, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 are pitted against the median returns of active managers.
Our analysis of mid-sized endowments reveals that, although it's good to be big, it's not decisive for investment performance. In fact, some of these mid-sized overachievers produced industry-leading returns.
The recent slide in the gold price has generated substantial demand for bullion that will likely bring forward a financial and systemic disaster for both central and bullion banks that has been brewing for a long time.
BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest money manager, said fourth-quarter earnings increased 24% as its exchange-traded funds drew client deposits and assets rose.
Speculators held positions on rising commodities near the highest in 11 months as speculation that China will act to bolster its economy and signs of improving U.S. growth boosted prices for a third consecutive week.
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