Hedge Funds Crap At Commodity Trading As Well…..

Why is everyone surprised? When even Cargill Inc., the world’s largest grain trader, decides to liquidate its own hedge fund, that’s a sign that commodity speculators are in trouble. Hedge funds focused on raw materials lost money on average in the first half, the Newedge Commodity Trading Index shows. Diminishing investor demand spurred Cargill’s Black…

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Fake Hedge Fund Manager Fakes Death Using Fake Assistant

He never made real investments with funds, instead using the money for personal use, authorities said. To keep his companies going, he issued false earnings statements. “By pretending to be a successful hedge-fund manager, Malik conned investors into bankrolling his lavish lifestyle,” Andrew M. Calamari, director of the SEC’s New York Regional Office, said at…

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Hedge fund robots are crushing their human rivals

Its intriguing that they call trend followers robots – it is certainly robotic in execution but doesnt need a robot to execute. That’s a key lesson from 2014, when computer algorithm-led investing produced stellar returns, beating most gut-driven human managers and dramatically recovering most of their losses from 2011, 2012 and 2013. So-called managed futures…

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