Tagged: smart money

What’s wrong with the Hedge Funds?

As often we refer to the Hedge Funds Research to have the big picture about what’s going on, in one of the most complicated sector of the alternative investment industry. The figures of last year resemble very much to year 2009, the difference this time is that 2014 hasn’t been a year of global crisis,...

What does a strong dollar mean for the world ?

What does a strong dollar mean for the world ?

In its attempt to fit, to the strong US Dollar, the world is changing quickly. The faster the dollar gets strong and the faster each economy must fit to the new world order. If there was anyone who didn’t took seriously the power of King Dollar, should think it again. Our-days the market interactions are...

The fixed income market can be hit by a perfect storm

The fixed income market can be hit by a perfect storm

The corporate bond markets, on both sides of the Atlantic, has been hit this week by a wave of declines. As a result, we saw high yield bond markets and also investment grade bond markets falling from the record levels reached weeks before. The US high yield bond index, one of the most important benchmark...

2014 another successful year for Hedge fund managers

The Hedge fund managers or “smart money”, as they often like to be called, have closed one of the best years in terms of performance. Effectively these funds are becoming bigger and bigger and maintaining a respectable performance is becoming harder and harder. In year 2014 is estimated that these funds manage more than $3...