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Stanley Druckenmiller on Entitlements, Strategy and the Fed

Stanley Druckenmiller on Entitlements, Strategy and the Fed

Hedge fund legend Stanley Druckenmiller was on Bloomberg yesterday discussing entitlements, strategy and the Fed. Druckenmiller’s presentation at Bowdoin College last May on “Generational Theft: […]

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Great Divergence in Equity Markets

Great Divergence in Equity Markets

John Hussman wrote an interesting note this week called Taking Distortion at Face Value. Although Hussman is traditionally bearish, he makes some critical arguments that are hard […]

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Becoming Your Own Pension Fund

Becoming Your Own Pension Fund

Pension funds traditionally offer a guaranteed income for life upon retirement in return for years of loyal service. Many of us are not fortunate enough […]

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Bitcoin Plummets

Bitcoin Plummets

Did the bubble just pop? Chart via Markets.Blockchain.info UPDATE: Market has slightly recovered, last trade at $168.253   [Photo: poopoorama/Flickr]

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2013 Top Investment Picks

2013 Top Investment Picks

Barron’s holds an annual roundtable with leading industry professionals to discuss their top investment picks and outlook on the coming year. Part I and Part II were […]

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The Skinny on Private REITs

The Skinny on Private REITs

REIT stands for Real Estate Investment Trust and is generally a large fund comprised of real estate holdings.  They typically start out as private partnerships […]

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Buffett Guarantees US Banks

Buffett Guarantees US Banks

In a Bloomberg exclusive, the Oracle of Omaha guaranteed that banks free of excess liabilities have hoarded enough reserve capital to protect against any similarly future crisis. Granted, Buffett […]

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Thank you Apple Thieves

Thank you Apple Thieves

In the past year, there have been 5 or more robberies of Apple stores and Best Buy stores, particularly targeting iPhone 5s, iPads, iPad Minis, […]

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HERBALIFE: Sophisticated Pyramid Scheme?

HERBALIFE: Sophisticated Pyramid Scheme?

Bill Ackman, CEO and founder of Pershing Square Capital Management, has made it his crusade to let the world know about what he believes to […]

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Top Hedge Funds of 2012

Top Hedge Funds of 2012

Bloomberg Markets Magazine just released a report of the top funds categorized by success and profit, in addition to the top strategies of 2012. The most successful was […]

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This Killer Graphic Shows the History of Hedge Funds

This Killer Graphic Shows the History of Hedge Funds

This Killer Graphic from PerTrac Shows the History of Hedge Funds

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What It Takes to Become the Biggest Hedge Fund in the World.

What It Takes to Become the Biggest Hedge Fund in the World.

Heres what it takes to become the Biggest hedge fund in the world.  Above is the performance of Bridgewaters’ Pure Alpha Fund showing why they […]

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Father of Hedge Funds Says Managers Are Scared Shitless

Father of Hedge Funds Says Managers Are Scared Shitless

Julian Robertson on Bloomberg explains why Hedge Funds are under performing.  Hint, They are scared shitless.  

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A Hedge Funder Explains How He went From Trader to Farmer

A Hedge Funder Explains How He went From Trader to Farmer

A Hedge Funder Explains How He went From Trader to Farmer

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Och-Ziff Is Pulling the Plug On Real Estate

Och-Ziff Is Pulling the Plug On Real Estate

The $31 Billion Dollar Hedge Fund Och-Ziff Capital Management is preparing to exit the foreclosed homes business. The fund Manager Daniel Och recently told his […]

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SEC Flooded With New Registrations

SEC Flooded With New Registrations

In 2010 The Frank Dodd bill was enacted that required hedge funds and private equity funds to register with the SEC. The purpose of the registration was to gets some idea of the size and scope of the industry.

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What the Hell is a Hedge Fund Anyways?

What the Hell is a Hedge Fund Anyways?

APM marketplace explains the ins and outs of hedge funds in this 10 minute video.

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The Perfect Storm – Libor Scandal

The Perfect Storm – Libor Scandal

The Libor scandal that has recently come out is certain to affect the finance industry for many years to come. Repercussions from fixing an industry […]

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