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July 14, 2017

10 Most Important Reads Of The Week - July 14, 2017

It has been an eventful week, and it's easy to fall behind. Here are the 10 most important reads of the week.
Read by 75% of LPs July 09, 2017

Black Swan Dexteritas

At Black Swan Dexteritas, we are dedicated to generating strong financial performance for our investors and fostering long-term relationships with our clients to create exceptional investment opportu...
Read by 39% of LPs June 29, 2017

How Technology Is Changing The Market For Energy Commodities

<p>An experiment performed by a startup in Brooklyn, New York, in 2016&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">could be a harbinger</a>&nbsp;of the future of the energy industry.</p> <p>In the experiment, individuals were able to trade energy generated by solar panels between each other using the same blockchain technology that undergirds the bitcoin cryptocurrency. Though it was just a small test, the Brooklyn experiment showed blockchain technology is poised to become a major factor in the energy sector by shaking up the way commodities are traded.</p>
Read by 60% of LPs June 27, 2017

Black Swan Dexteritas

WHY INVEST IN A GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY HEDGE FUND? The technology sector has traditionally served as an essential constituent in any investment portfolio, and we believe that innovation and invention often associated with this sector will ultimately drive the next leg of growth in the stock market. We seek out technology companies that have proprietary technologies which will provide them with the competitive advantage for sustainable growth, and favor companies that have a stellar track record in pushing the frontiers of technology in their respective subsectors. At BSD, we believe buying and holding these companies and are trading at reasonable valuations will maximize our returns and minimize our risks over the long term.
Read by 59% of LPs May 31, 2017

CHART: Hedge Fund Commodity Bulls Misread The Market

After twelve months building momentum (with a big wobble in the middle) hedge funds bullish bets on commodities hit at a record high in February this year. Turns out the smart money was too optimistic about the strength and length of China&rsquo;s economic recovery and the timing and scale of US stimulus under new leadership. Large scale speculators or managed money investors in agriculture, energy and metals commodity futures and options have now slashed bullish positioning by 64% from the February peak. Ole Hansen, chief commodity strategist at Saxo Bank, says the main reason behind the loss of confidence is...
Read by 68% of LPs May 22, 2017

Hedge Fund Reticence To Cover Shorts In Grains 'Bodes Well For Price Rises'

Hedge funds return to net selling in ags - with upbeat positioning on soft commodities and livestock more than offset by bearish grain bets
Read by 69% of LPs April 21, 2017

Hedge Fund Confidence In OPEC Starts To Fray

By John KempLONDON, April 20 (Reuters) - OPEC and some of the most important hedge funds active in commodities reached an understanding on oil market...
Read by 50% of LPs April 18, 2017

Investors Keep Pouring Money Into Commodities

The vast majority of this year&rsquo;s broad commodity flows have been into ETFs tracking the Bloomberg Commodity Index (BCOM), the firm said. Chris Mellor, product specialist at Source, said: &ldquo;It&rsquo;s clear...
Read by 49% of LPs April 10, 2017

Shale Leaves Wall Street Unable To Guess Where Oil Prices Are Heading

The shale oil boom has transformed the U.S. and global energy sector to such an extent that it has upended traditional supply dynamics and made forecasts far more polarized. Investment banks, many of which finance new projects, along with oil majors such as Total and Eni, have warned that huge spending cuts caused by a plunge in oil prices since 2014 would lead to a supply crunch in the next two years. Yet Goldman Sachs, the only bank to make more than $1 billion a year from commodities trading, believes a looming recovery in U.S. output on the back of...
Read by 61% of LPs March 10, 2017

Man Group Names President To Americas Leadership Role

Man Group, the London-listed hedge fund, has handed the president of its fund of hedge funds business an additional role helping to drive the firm's growth in the Americas....
Read by 58% of LPs