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investmentmagazine.com.au January 15, 2021

Scott Treloar | Democratised Portfolio Management, Record Labels And Industrialising The Process Of Excess Returns

The onset of a global pandemic has led to a dislocation in global financial markets and the re-basing of asset prices and valuations across every asset class. In this environment of extreme volatility and uncertainty, Investment Magazine brings you timely insights from investment experts responsible for managing risk and finding new opportunities. In this episode, we take discuss how the book by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future, was the inspiration for a centralised portfolio management approach to an innovative form of hedge fund.
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financialstandard.com.au 1 hour, 57 minutes ago

Former Trump Aid Launches Crypto Fund

The former communications director of outgoing US President Donald Trump has launched a cryptocurrency hedge fund. : The former communications director of outgoing US President Donald Trump has launched a cryptocurrency hedge fund. Anthony Scaramucci, the founder and managing partner of US$7 billion alternative investment manager SkyBridge Capital, has launched SkyBridge Bitcoin Fund. The fund is priced using the Bloomberg Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Fixing Rate. The minimum initial amount is US$50,000. Scaramucci founded SkyBridge Capital 16 years ago, which offers fund of hedge funds products and hedge fund advisory services.
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finance.yahoo.com January 16, 2021

Is Exp A Good Stock To Buy According To Hedge Funds?

In this article we will take a look at whether hedge funds think Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP) is a good investment right now. We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving into hours of research. Hedge funds spend millions of dollars on Ivy League graduates, unconventional data sources, expert networks, and get tips from investment bankers and industry insiders. Sure they sometimes fail miserably, but their consensus stock picks historically outperformed the market after adjusting for known risk factors. Is EXP a good stock to buy? The smart money was in a bearish mood.
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businessinsider.com January 15, 2021

7park Data Streams Going Dark, Ceo Says In Memo Apologizing To Clients

Summary List Placement7Park Data is shutting off its data streams to investors, its CEO informed clients on Friday, a day after Insider reported the firm would be absorbed by a fellow Vista Equity Partners portfolio company. The company, which provided an array of novel data sets to prominent hedge funds, said that following its acquisition by software provider Apptio it would shift its focus to "accelerating our acquirer's core product roadmap" and would wind down or divest products that didn't fit with that mission, according to a memo to clients from CEO Brian Lichtenberger that was viewed by Insider.
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longislandpress.com January 15, 2021

Simons Taps Brown As Chair Of Setauket-based Renaissance Board

Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Billionaire investor James Simons, of Long Island, is stepping down as chairman at the Setauket-based Renaissance Technologies but will remain on the board of the $60 billion hedge fund he founded nearly 40 years ago. Simons told investors late in 2020 -- a year of mixed returns for the firm -- that he would be handing the reins as board chairman to Peter Brown, who has been running the company as sole CEO since 2017.
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businessinsider.com January 15, 2021

Nancy Davis' Interest-rate Volatility Etf Hits $1B In Assets

Less than two years after Nancy Davis changed Quadratic Capital from a hedge fund to an ETF, that fund has reached $1 billion in assets.
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investopedia.com January 15, 2021

Ready To Exhale In The Cannabis Sector

After a rip-roaring autumn rally, global cannabis stocks took a pause to refresh in December as the Georgia Senate runoff loomed large.
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investopedia.com January 15, 2021

Ready To Exhale In The Cannabis Sector

[Todd Harrison is the CIO and co-founder of CB1 Capital and a columnist for Investopedia. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Investopedia.] After a rip-roaring autumn rally, global cannabis stocks took a pause to refresh in December as the Georgia Senate runoff- and its historic ramifications-- loomed large. It was a well-deserved respite after a remarkable recovery for the cannabis industry, which started 2020 wrestling for its existential identity and finished by adjusting its ample sails for The Perfect Storm.
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blogs.cfainstitute.org January 14, 2021

Active Success: Investing Lessons From Odysseus | Cfa Institute Enterprising Investor

With his patience and preparation, Odysseus would have made a great investor. : At the end of the Trojan War, Odysseus sets sail to return to his family, his wealth, and his kingdom on the Greek island of Ithaca. The journey should have taken 10 days. Instead, it took 10 years. Odysseus encounters unexpected challenges on his voyage home. He is captured by a goddess. He battles the Cyclops. He navigates terrifying storms. And while he wrestles with these trials, his rivals back home in Ithaca consume his riches and compete for the affections of his wife.
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nypost.com January 14, 2021

James Simons Steps Down As Chairman Of Renaissance Technologies

Legendary investor James Simons has stepped down from his role as chairman at his secretive hedge fund Renaissance Technologies. The 82-year-old Simons -- a former math professor who became one of the most successful investors in history by pioneering computer-based stock trading -- notified investors in December that he would be passing the torch to...
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