• RANKED: The 10 biggest hedge funds in the US

    7 days ago - By Chron

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    Hedge funds are the wild cards of financial markets. Some sharply criticize their activities, but others say they bring valuable diversity to markets and act as shock absorbers against volatility.
    The sector saw it's best results since 2013 last year, producing an 8.5% return, up from 5.4% in 2016. But despite the stronger outlook, back-to-back losses in recent months caused by trade disputes, tech sector setbacks, and interest-rate hikes by the Federal Reserve have dampened returns.
    Even in the midst of these adverse conditions hedge funds are still a formidable...
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  • RANKED: The 10 biggest hedge funds in the US

    RANKED: The 10 biggest hedge funds in the US

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Hedge funds are the wild cards of financial markets with less regulation, formality, and scrutiny then the big banks yet still managing assets worth billions of dollars. Some sharply criticize their activities and lack of transparency, but others say they bring valuable diversity to markets and act as shock absorbers against volatility.
    The sector saw it's best results since 2013 last year, producing an 8.5% return up, from 5.4% in 2016. But despite the stronger outlook, back-to-back loses in recent months caused by trade disputes, tech sector setbacks, and interest-rate hikes by the...
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