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Eurekahedge: Greater China Mandates Pay Off for January

Feb 20th, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Commodities, Hedge Fund Strategies, The A.I. Industry, Investing in Commodities, Indexes, Hedge Funds, Emerging Alternative Investments, oil, Digital currencies, Commodities, Commodities: Examples, Energy, Gold, Other Topics in A.I.

A new Index Flash Update from Eurekahedge says that hedge funds are off to a positive start to 2018. The industry globally gained 2.26% in January. Among developed world mandates, North American hedge funds were up 1.89%, followed by those of Japan and Europe, which gained 1.28% each. Higher numbersRead More


Venezuela: Thinking of Cromwell and Crude

Oct 13th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, The Global Economy & Currencies, Emerging markets, oil, Commodities, Commodities: Examples, Finance & Economics

Hedge funds, among them some of those the unsympathetic call “vultures,” bought into the bonds of the Petróleo de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) early this year. PDVSA is Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, the consequence of nationalization forty years ago. Its fate turns on (a) the vagaries of post-Chavez politics in thatRead More


Proposed Reg AT: Comments Pile Up at the CFTC

Mar 22nd, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Commodities, The A.I. Industry, Regulatory Environment, oil, Commodities, Commodities: Examples, Energy

The CFTC received a last-minute pile-up of comments on proposed rule 80 FR 78824, on automated trading. The commenters generally are not in a mood to pat the agency on its intangible back and congratulate it on a job well done. Quite the contrary. The notice of proposed rule-making (NPRM)Read More


Commodities: Catching a Falling Knife on the High Seas

Jan 5th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Equity Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds, oil, Commodities, Commodities: Examples, Energy

The problem with a Star Bulk play or with analogous plays in the equity of dry bulk shippers is that the bottom of this bargain basement may not yet have been found. The problem behind the problem is China, which has fallen out of love with imported coal. Read More


The End of the Oil Major?

Oct 21st, 2015 | Filed under: oil, Business News, Commodities: Examples

The latest industry reports indicate that oil majors’ spending on exploration and development projects will drop by at least half, casting doubt over near-term future discoveries.Read More


High-risk Investing – The New Trend in Energy: Interview with Andrew McCarthy

Dec 2nd, 2012 | Filed under: Alpha Hunters, Alpha Strategies

Guest interviewer James Stafford talks to Andrew McCarthy about the new trends in energy trading.Read More