Olaf Carlson-Wee is the 27-year-old raised $10 million from venture capitalists for an unusual hedge fund
Hedge fund is quite low because investors have pulled out $28 billion worth of it.
Hedge funds are favoring eHi Car Services Ltd (NASDAQ:EHIC) stocks. Many hedge funds are reportedly increasing their collective stake in the China's car rental company.
Some of the biggest hedge funds have initiated bets against the Chinese yuan. The world billionaire investors believe that they currency will still be devaluating.
The world stockpiles of cotton are piling up giving less scope for investors on price rise. Cotton prices witnessed first weekly drop since November.
Forecasts about price swings in Yen against the euro are becoming stronger as investors bet that Bank of Japan (BoJ) will also make dovish rhetoric to match European Central Bank (ECB).
Tumult in Libya, U.S. rig counts, production plans of the oil exporting cartel and a pact on nuclear relations with Iran can all affect crude supply and demand, but oil traders have kept an equally close watch on retail investors in recent weeks.
Argentines have been complaining for a while now about the country's product shortages. And, until recently, the government has managed to brush aside such protests, which have centered around Argentina's import restrictions.
Argentina defaulted for the second time in 12 years after last-ditch talks with what it called "vulture" creditors failed, though debt insurance prices on Thursday suggested investors believed a deal could eventually be reached.
E-commerce giant eBay and iPhone maker Apple Inc were beloved bets among top US hedge funds like that of activist investor Carl Icahn in the fourth quarter of last year, Reuters reported.
Hedge funds planning to participate in the bond offering of Puerto Rico are asking the commonwealth to raise enough capital to last for two years and give up its sovereign immunity, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.
An increasing number of hedge funds like Coatue Management are looking for opportunities to invest in the private markets, pouring money in technology startups, TechCrunch reported.
A report on Pensions & Investments said 2014 is set to be a very busy year for hedge fund launches because of factors like having experienced teams gearing to form their own companies and having available seed money, among others.
Investors pulled out money from hedge funds at the fastest rate for more than four years in December, following a year in which many managers' performance disappointed, new data showed on Monday.
The former head of ORIX USA, Jim Thompson, has launched Preston Hollow Capital, an investment company that will target fixed income, venture capital and hedge funds.