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8 Feb 2024

Hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman to launch a NYSE-listed fund for regular investors

The hedge fund billionaire is planning to launch a closed end fund, investing in 12 to 24 large-cap, investment grade, “durable growth” companies in North America, according to a regulatory filing. There will be no minimum investment. Unlike traditional hedge funds that typically charge a 2% management fee on the total assets under management plus a performance fee of 20% of the fund’s profits, Ackman’s new fund doesn’t have a performance fee in place. source : cnbc

25 Jan 2024

Germany's Dax closed at fresh all-time-high just as hedge fund Qube built a $1bn short bet against top German stocks

Volkswagen, Deutsche Bank, Rheinmetall, Siemens Energy, Hellofresh, and Morphosys are among those being wagered against. Source: Bloomberg

22 Jan 2024

As stocks hit all-time highs, hedge funds are massively shorting stocks Goldman trading desk: "equity skeptics have piled on short bets

Per our Prime Team, shorts outpaced longs by 2:1 this past week, and 3:1 YTD. " Source: Goldman Sachs, www.zerohedge.com

22 Jan 2024

10-Year Treasury Largest Short Position in History 🚨: Hedge Funds are now short more than 889,000 contracts on the 10-Year Treasury, the largest 10-Year Treasury short position in history

Source: Barchart

29 Nov 2023

Hedge Funds now have the largest long position in the US dollar since February 2022

Source: Barchart, Bloomberg

24 Nov 2023

Hedge Fund exposure to the Magnificent Seven is quite high, according to data from Goldman Sachs

Source: Markets Mayhem

23 Nov 2023

Hedge Funds betting on a decline in US and European stockmarkets have suffered an estimated $43bn of losses in a sharp rally over recent days.

Short sellers, many of whom had built up bets against companies exposed to higher borrowing costs over the past year or so, have been caught out by a “painful” rebound in “low quality” stocks this month, said Barclays’ head of European equity strategy Emmanuel Cau. That has come as the market has grown more confident that the US Federal Reserve’s cycle of rate rises is finally over. Funds suffered $43.2bn of losses on short bets in the US and Europe from Tuesday to Friday inclusive last week, according to calculations by data group S3 Partners, which do not take account of gains that funds may have made in other stocks they own. Source: FT

23 Nov 2023

Hedge Fund Position Concentration hits all-time high 🚨 i.e. everyone chasing the same trades - Mag 7

Source: Barchart, Goldman Sachs

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