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Hedge Funds are Selling Oil Again

NYMEX and ICE WTI data show that hedge funders were net sellers of crude oil for the week ending January 14. Funds sold roughly 99 million barrels in the six primary crude futures and options contracts. With funds less focused on geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, concerns are rising about the status of the global economy.

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Research from Preqin Shows Funds Lost $34.4 Billion in Q3
November 29, 2019

Research from Preqin shows that the hedge fund industry lost $34.4 billion in the third quarter. This was the sixth-straight quarter that outflows outpaced inflows. That said, the strong performance…

American Hotel Income Properties REIT Buys 12 Hotels
November 29, 2019

American Hotel Income Properties REIT acquired a portfolio of 12 well-maintained Premium Branded hotels. The deal for the 12 hotels, totaling 1,203 guestrooms, is $191 million.

Could the Charles Schwab-TD Ameritrade Deal Move Big Banks’ Cheese?
November 29, 2019

After acquiring TD-Ameritrade for $26 billion, Charles Schwab will get its hands on even more cash. TD-Ameritrade currently invests its customer cash through Toronto-Dominion Bank and other banks. All that…

Japanese Government Wooing Hedge Funds Away from Hong Kong
November 28, 2019

The Hong Kong political crisis has certain hedge funds looking for an exit. A delegation from Tokyo’s financial industry has organized meetings to lure these funds to move to Japan.

Howard Marks: WeWork IPO Failure a Sign of Market Discipline
November 28, 2019

Oaktree Capital co-chairman Howard Marks said that failing tech IPOs in 2019 is a sign of investor discipline. The billionaire money manager discussed WeWork’s near-collapse and failed IPO with Reuters…

Carbon Credit Generator EcoSecurities Back in Pioneer Moura Costa’s Fold
November 28, 2019

JP Morgan acquired EcoSecurities in 2009 for $220 million but sold it in 2013 to Mercuria, the global energy, and commodity group. According to a Reuters report, Mercuria has now…

Real Estate Private Equity Firm Raises $540.8 Million
November 28, 2019

Green Courte Partners specializes in niche real estate investing. Think airport parking. Leased land communities. Senior housing. Green Courte Partners is a private equity real estate investment firm that builds…

Alternative Investments: Money Managers Aren’t Meeting Climate Funding Goal
November 28, 2019

Asset Managers and Climate Change

Venture Capital Firm MiddleGame Raises $165 Million for Funding Fintechs
November 27, 2019

MiddleGame Ventures, which focuses on financial services innovation at early-stage fintech startups, closed its $165 million Fund I MGV fund. The fund will invest in startups transforming financial services from…

Alternative Investments: Alpha Real Capital Launches European Long Income Fund
November 27, 2019

Long income funds proved very resilient during the financial crisis. They still offer value in a different crisis – that of ultra-low or negative interest rates. Low rates are a…