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Getting Started In The Glamorous World Of Hedge Funds!

Source: Business Balla | Dec 21 2013, 1:08pm CST | by Forbes

Getting Started In The Glamorous World Of Hedge Funds!
A surprisingly wide cross-section of individuals and organisations establish and manage hedge funds, private equity...
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The Fed Is Taking Away The Punch Bowl — Here's What Usually Happens To Stocks When They Do That

Oct 30 2014 4:59am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Fed Chair Janet Yellen made it official yesterday: After nearly a year of "tapering," the Fed is done buying bonds. The next step, barring a deterioration in the economy, will be to raise interest rates. Slowly but surely, in other words, the Fed is taking away the punch bowl. That's generally not good news for stock prices. For the past five years, the Fed has been frantically pumping money into the financial system, keeping interest rates low to encourage hedge funds and ot ...
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Hedge Fund Managers Battle Long Money In Russian Markets

Oct 29 2014 12:54pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Hedge funds bullish on the margins, but only as a play off short-term volatility. Long money recommends going short the Market Vectors Russia ET ...
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Remember When A Hedge Fund Impounded Argentina's War Ship... Apparently There's A $15 Million Loose End

Oct 29 2014 11:40am CDT | Source: Business Insider

If there's anything we've learned about the over $1.3 billion debt saga between a group of hedge funds and Argentina it's that just when you think something is over... There could always be more. And so it is with a tiny incident that occurred in 2012. Ghanaian legal documents reviewed by Argentine paper Clarin's Ana Baron say that, La Fragata Libertad, a war vessel impounded in the Ghana at that time "escaped" before it was legally released. Additionally, says the ...
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Right Now the Opposite is Occurring

Oct 29 2014 9:50am CDT | Source: Trading Markets

Yesterday was the continuation of the buying after Monday’s traditional pause day. The end-of month upward bias in prices in place along with aggressive buying from hedge funds who are desperately trying not to have their worst month since 2012 created a buying panic that led to yesterday’s rally. The Fed announcement and Tuesday’s mid-term [Read More]The post Right Now the Opposite is Occurri ...
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The Wall Street Journal: Fast traders get SEC data seconds early

Oct 28 2014 10:36pm CDT | Source: MarketWatch

Hedge funds and other rapid-fire investors can get access to market-moving documents ahead of other users of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s system for distributing company filings, giving them a potential edge on the res ...
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Fast Traders Are Getting Data From SEC Seconds Early

Oct 28 2014 6:52pm CDT | Source: WSJ.com: What's News US

Hedge funds and other rapid-fire investors can get access to market-moving documents ahead of other users of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s system for distributing company filings, giving them a potential ed ...
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IMatchative raises $20M to help match investors, hedge funds

Oct 28 2014 1:09pm CDT | Source: San Jose Business Journal

IMatchative, a data analytics company that helps institutional investors decide which hedge funds to invest in, raised $20 million in Series B funding. The San Francisco company is led by CEO and cofounder Sam Hocking, who previously led prime brokerage sales at BNP Paribas and was co-head of prime brokerage sales at Bank of America. Lead investors include Wells Fargo & Co.; Control Empresarial de Capitales, S.A. de C.V., controlled by Ca ...
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Oil Speculators Bet Wrong as WTI Rebound Proves Fleeting: Energy

Oct 27 2014 4:37pm CDT | Source: Topix

Hedge funds rushed back into oil too quickly, boosting bullish bets amid a rebound last week, only to then watch surging U.S. crude supplies push prices right back down to a two-year low. The net-long positions in West Texas Intermediate futures rose 5.7 percent in the seven days ended Oct. 21, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data show ...
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