Posts filed under “Hedge Funds”

Hedge Funds on Sale: Only $1,000 to Join

On today’s “Chart Attack,” Fusion IQ CEO and Director of Research Barry Ritholtz and Bloomberg’s Adam Johnson look at hedge fund performance on Bloomberg

The Mirage of Hedge Funds

(Source: Bloomberg, May 29, 2013) 4:51

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Fusion IQ’s Barry Ritholz and Bloomberg’s Jason Kelly discuss investing in hedge funds with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.”

Hedge Funds on Sale: Only $1,000 to Join

(Source: Bloomberg, May 29, 2013) 6:09

Category: Hedge Funds, Media, Video

Proposal for New Hedge Fund Fee Structure: 1% + 33% of Alpha

One of my pet peeves is the way that insiders — whether corporate CEOs, hedge fund managers, or elected politicos — capture compensation (or credit) for normal cyclical gains they had little or nothing to do with. This is the approach favored by the Crony Capitalists — those people pretending to be free market participants,…Read More

Category: Crony Capitalists, Hedge Funds, Investing, Really, really bad calls

You Can Be a Hedge Fund Investor. But Why Would You?

>   My Sunday Washington Post column is out. This morning, we look at why hedge fund investing is so very overrated. The print version had the full headline then there were “You can be a hedge fund investor. But why would you?” (The online version is A hedge fund for you and me? The…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Hedge Funds

Romancing Alpha, Forsaking Beta

This is the presentation I gave at the IPI yesterday:

Category: Hedge Funds, Psychology

GMAMX: Goldman Sach’s Muppet Fund of Funds

In our day job, we have a Fiduciary relationship with our clients. A Fiduciary has a legal obligation where all actions are performed for the benefit of the client. It is a much higher duty of care than the typical “Suitability” standard, which essentially says you cannot sell Facebook IPO shares to Grandma. We sit on…Read More

Category: Hedge Funds, Investing, Really, really bad calls

Dilbert: The Best Way to Evaluate a Fund

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Category: Hedge Funds, Humor, Weekend

Jim Rogers & Me at 4th Alternative Investment Strategies

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Category: Hedge Funds, Investing

Jim Rogers & Me at 4th Alternative Investment Strategies

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Category: Hedge Funds, Investing

10 Figure Hedge Fund Paydays

Click to enlarge Source: DealBook     7 Figures? Forget that low rent compensation! Today, We have a 8 figure (10 Millions) paydays, 9 figure (100 Millions) paydays, and now, we have 10 figure (1 Billion plus) paydays.

Category: Hedge Funds, Wages & Income

Chanos: Ackman, Einhorn Help Expose Fraud

Chanos:

“I think [hedge funds] play an important part, particularly from the short side. Short-sellers and hedge funds are actually real-time financial detectives in that they are incentivized through profit to ferret out fraud, and I think that’s a very important role that people forget about from time to time.”

 

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Source: Yahoo Finance

Category: Hedge Funds, Short Selling, Video