Hedge

What Is The Best Hedge To Hot Inflation?

Authored by Bryce Coward via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog, This week investors learned of president-elect Joe Biden’s initial bid for the next round of covid-19 relief. The number came in at $1.9tn. Importantly, included in this figure is mainly covid relief as opposed to a longer-term fiscal package that will be heavily weighted to infrastructure….

Biotech Bloodbath: Hedge Fund Hotel Sarepta Collapses After Study Disappoints

Not every stocks grows to the sky like Tesla (which just hit $835 after hours)… In 2016, Sarepta Therapeutics suffered a catastrophic 50%-plus plunge after the FDA voted that SRPT’s muscular dystrophy drug was not effective… What happened next? Well it exploded higher of course… And now, in 2021, the hedge-fund-hotel has done it again,…

Human-Run Hedge Funds Beat Quants In Pandemic 

Hedge funds that use complex, automatic-trading strategies have been beating human stock-pickers for several years. But that all seemed to change in 2020, as wild market swings in all asset classes, driven by the virus-pandemic, along with an unprecedented flood of central bank money into capital markets has resulted in a year where human-run hedge…

Hedge Funds May View Tesla's S&P Sell-Off As A "Negative Catalyst"

Tesla faced what appeared to be its first reality check in years in trading on Monday. After being included into the S&P 500 index, Tesla shares finished the day down 6.49%, falling $45 per share amid a coming implied volatility collapse and a liquidity triggered “normalization” that very well could prevent Tesla from being pushed higher…

As Oil Soars, Former NHL Player Turned Hedge Fund Manager Says “Inevitable” It Will Go Higher

If you’re bullish on oil, we’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is that one hedge fund manager is finally taking an outsized bet on oil and is making headlines. The bad news is that the “hedge fund manager” isn’t exactly Sam Zell or Steve Cohen, but rather a former professional hockey player.  Regardless,…

Here Are The 50 Most Popular And 50 Most Shorted By Hedge Funds Stocks

Earlier today we showed that according to Goldman prime, hedge funds have never been more long stocks, on both a gross and net basis. But what are they long? The tautological answer is “the basket of Hedge Fund VIP stocks”, which is the 50 or so names that most hedge funds have gravitated toward, and…

Is This The End For Hedge Funds: Retail Investors Outperform “Smart Money” Ten-To-One

After a dismal decade for hedge funds, 2020 was the year that may have sealed the fate of the (former) masters of the universe who once upon a time collected 2 and 20 to hedge against crashes and to outperform the market but now merely collect tens of million in fees to come up creative…

Bill Ackman Shorts Over $20BN In Credit To Hedge Next Crash

Having made many headlines earlier in the year with his rightly apocalyptic perspective on the pandemic, billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman pocketed a tidy $2.6 billion in profits on a massive (credit) hedge he placed amid stock market complacency ahead of its March collapse. On March 23rd, we completed the exit of our hedges…