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Barclays’ capital solutions group surveyed 335 hedge fund investors representing approximately $6.7 trillion in total assets under management and about $874 billion in hedge fund AUM.

Big investors are expected to pour $40 billion into hedge funds this year – (Finance Yahoo)


Luke Merrick, a senior at the University of Virginia, sings in the glee club and recently spent a summer in Japan. His latest hobby? High-frequency trading.

Want to Be a High-Frequency Trader? Here’s Your Chance – (Wall Street Journal)


As interest in managed futures continues to accelerate, ReSolve Asset Management is proud to announce that Dr. Kathryn Kaminski, global authority on managed futures strategies, will deliver the second webinar in our “Asset Allocation: An Institutional Perspective” educational series.

Managed Futures Trend Following: The Ultimate Diversifier – (ReSolve Asset Management)


Here I thought I was worried about the uncertainty of this big move to online only. Perhaps what I’m really worried about is the coming precision and objectivity of it all. Maybe I’m uncertain about the looming certainty that inevitably comes after digitization.

I’ll Finally Know Everyone Who Reads This Column — (Institutional Investor)


Repetition is difficult in this business and the replication of past success stories is impossible. Warren Buffett is nearly 90 and Steve Jobs is dead. They changed the world and made fortunes for millions of people along the way.

There is no Next Warren Buffett – (Reformed Broker)


It’s easy to demonize corporations and see the stock market as a place reserved for the wealthy. But innovation isn’t going away. Corporate American isn’t going to stop making profits. Those people who are invested in the stock market will continue to earn their share of those profits, no matter how they’re paid out.

That Time a U.S. Senator Tried to Actually Me – (A Wealth of Common Sense)


In fact, today marks the fourth consecutive trading day the S&P 500 has closed at +2% / -2%.

Four Straight Days of 2% Moves – (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)


Shake-ups are rare in the world’s largest government bond market. But a successful bid from Chicago’s CME for London’s Nex Group could herald the biggest change in the trading of US government debt in a decade.

Chicago’s CME eyes pole position in biggest bond market – (FT)

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