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Billionaire hedge fund managers such as David Abrams, Steve Cohen and Stan Druckenmiller can generate millions or even billions of dollars every year by pinning down high-potential small-cap stocks and pouring cash into these candidates. Small-cap stocks are overlooked by most investors, brokerage houses, and financial services hubs, while the nearly unlimited research abilities of the big players within the hedge fund industry can easily identify the undervalued and high-potential stocks that reside the ignored corners of equity markets.
Hedge fund managers continued to scale back short positions in crude last week amid receding fears of a global recession and increasing signs of a slowdown in U.S. oil production growth next year. LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Hedge fund managers continued to scale back short positions in crude last week amid receding fears of a global recession and increasing signs of a slowdown in U.S. oil production growth next year.
South Africa's hedge fund industry is betting on new rules to help reverse a record drop in assets under management. New guidelines from January will split funds into different investment categories and geographical exposure so local investors can make better comparisons. They will also allow hedge funds to be stacked against long-only equity or fixed-income funds and help the industry body compile uniform data. "This is the next evolution of where we are going," said Hayden Reinders, the chairman of the Association for Savings and Investments South Africa's hedge funds standing committee.
Neither corporate profits nor economic data have yet to corroborate the ongoing rally and rotation in U.S. stocks, so the market may be getting ahead of itself and be due for a pullback, analysts and investors told MarketWatch.
By LNG World News U.S. LNG operator Dominion Energy has loaded its 100th commercial liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship from its Cove Point LNG terminal. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: LNG World News.
Allianz, Zurich Insurance Group and Orsted's pension fund are among 65 finance bodies to have written to the International Energy Agency (IEA), urging to body to hep global energy firms align with the Paris Agreement.
Too many people believe their dream college is worth endless effort, stress and debt. : The college-admissions scandal -- which led to a 14-day prison sentence for actress Felicity Huffman -- exposed a group of wealthy parents' obsession with getting their kids into the "right" school. Prosecutors say the families paid bribes, faked test results and pretended their kids were athletes to get them into selective colleges.
A few months after raising $50m in Series A funding, Opera's Nigerian payments platform OPay has raised a further $120m, which will be used to expand across Kenya, Ghana and South Africa. On Monday (18 November), Nigerian fintech start-up OPay announced that it has raised $120m in Series B funding. The company plans to use the funding to expand its payments platform to other African nations, including Kenya, Ghana and South Africa. The company's latest funding round saw investment from Meituan-Dianping, GaoRong, Source Code Capital, Softbank Asia, BAI, Redpoint, IDG Capital, Sequoia China and GSR Ventures.
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