Monthly Archives: November 2016

Tech investor Glade Brook to shut hedge fund, favors narrower bets – Reuters UK

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Tech investor Glade Brook to shut hedge fund, favors narrower bets
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The change comes as the hedge fund has lost about 8 percent so far this year, after an average annual gain of about 8 percent since inception in 2011. The fund’s assets peaked at about $900 million in 2014, but have declined as the firm has

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Tech investor Glade Brook to shut hedge fund, favors narrower bets …Reuters UKGlade Brook Capital Partners LLC is shutting its original hedge fund in favor of a new series of vehicles focused on big bets in public securities, it said in a letter&nbsp… Continue reading

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Sir Isaac Newton Would Approve

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Inertia and Momentum “An object in motion tends to stay in motion…unless acted upon by an outside force”
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Can U.S. Equity Market ‘Melt-Up’ Continue Amid Trump’s Early Messages

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Despite fears that a Donald Trump victory in the US Presidential election of 8 November would be a “negative risk-event”, quite the reverse has happened. It’s true that there was an initial knee-jerk reaction on stocks markets globally until things calmed. It just highlights even experts can be wrong footed. The […] Continue reading

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Positioning Your Portfolio For President Trump

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Even as he sailed through the Republican primaries and continued to attract large, enthusiastic crowds, bucking conventional wisdom and thumbing his nose at political norms at every stop along the way during his 18-month campaign for president, few pre… Continue reading

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The Tell: Trump has unleashed the stock market’s ‘animal spirits’

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Steve Barrow, currency and fixed-income analyst at Standard Bank, said in a Nov. 30th research note “whatever fears might exist in some quarters about Trump’s win, some sort of animal spirits might have been spurred.”

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Wednesday’s ETF with Unusual Volume: SPHB

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The PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ETF (SPHB) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Wednesday, with over 5.3 million shares traded versus three month average volume of about 420,000. Shares of SPHB were up about 3.4% on the day. Components of that ETF with the highest volume on […] Continue reading

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Wednesday’s ETF Movers: XOP, GDX

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In trading on Wednesday, the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 10.2% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of California Resources (CRC), up about 29.8% and shares of Whiting Petroleum (WLL), up about 26.2% […] Continue reading

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Market Extra: Investors are piling into Italy ETFs ahead of referendum

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The biggest ETF tracking the Itality equity market has rallied on heavy volume this week, and it has seen nearly $40 million in inflows

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US long-term yields jump after Mnuchin comments

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