Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jul 20 2011 | 11:23am ET
Soros Fund Management's flagship hedge fund has about three-quarters of its assets in cash as the New York-based firm waits out the economic uncertainly in hopes of finding better opportunities.
A 6% loss through mid-June pushed Keith Anderson, the manager of the $25.5 billion Quantum Endowment Fund, to pull back. He ordered his portfolio managers to cut back on their trades, Bloomberg News reports, leaving the fund about 75% cash, one of many hedge funds overweight cash amidst perplexing economic times.
Moore Capital Management is another; the firm cut risk after it lost about 6% in the first half.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…