What do you get (besides a gold and silver rally) when you do $3 Trillion in stimulus, and the Euro countries find out they can do a coordinated monetary policy? A U.S. Dollar sell off! After spiking from around 98 up to 104 in the depths of the crisis, the U.S. Dollar has sold off […]
In case you missed it, everyone’s favorite Billionaire hedge fund manager, Ray Dalio (please note the heavy sarcasm – with one manager we work with calling his views d&*^-bag champagne socialism in a recent exchange) came out with his latest musings last week, saying that the ‘World has Gone Mad and the System is Broken.” […]
CNBC and the financial press LOVE all time highs. What else would you put on the front page on a day that all is well in the world and the US stock market is at all time highs. The story writes itself when the market arbitrarily prints a few points above some prior arbitrary print. […]
We all love listicles, amiright? Well this particular listicle is our favorite because it gives an in-depth look at the Fintwit world and who is talking Alts on Twitterverse, segmented for easy reading (& tagged for easy following) . We obviously have to put ourselves at the top of the list! (follow everyone using our […]
For as long as anyone can remember, the classic hedge fund fee structure has been two and twenty. Or more formally, a 2% annual management fee and a 20% performance fee. The management fee is to allow for the manager to operate their business, invest in technology, and pay their quants. The performance fee is […]
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