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The Long & The Short of Hedge Fund Crowding Alpha

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You can learn a lot about a security based on who owns it. In fact, as has been shown in our research, some ownership-based patterns of particular securities predict the future returns of those securities. The Symmetric crowding dataset selects…

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Symmetric Top Stock Pickers – 1Q2017

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Symmetric – Quarterly Hedge Fund Rankings First Quarter, 2017 The Symmetric Top Managers: here’s what the best of the best are doing in the market Symmetric.io ranks the hedge fund universe according each manager’s ability to deliver alpha through picking stocks – StockAlpha. The…

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Active Investing, Passive Investing — Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

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The paradox is that you do need active management to make the market efficient —Professor Burton Malkiel, Princeton: via WSJ Passive investing turned forty on August 31st, and it’s not even showing its age. Investors are allocating to passive investments at a…

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Symmetric Top Stock Pickers

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Symmetric – Quarterly Hedge Fund Rankings Fourth Quarter, 2016 The Symmetric Top Managers: here’s what the best of the best are doing in the market Symmetric.io surveys the hedge fund universe for a manager’s ability to deliver alpha through picking stocks – StockAlpha….

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Symmetric Top Stock Pickers

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The Symmetric Top Managers: here’s what the best of the best are doing in the market Symmetric.io surveys the hedge fund universe for a manager’s ability to deliver alpha through picking stocks – StockAlpha. The Third Quarter Rankings are out. Log into Symmetric.io…

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Above the Crowd – Positioning for Today’s Hedge Fund Holdings Release

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It’s time to take a peek under the hood of hedge fund managers’ portfolios. Once a quarter, hedge funds disclose their quarter-end long positions through 13-F filings, and today is the deadline. These filings offer a timely, telling perspective on…

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A Mattress for All Seasons – Steinhoff buys Mattress Form, Vindicates Contrarian Stock Pick

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They say the best investors find opportunities in the worst circumstances. While others are afraid of catching a falling knife, they’ll step in and see that it’s only just about to stop in a butcher-block. Or, In this case, the mattress. The…

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Succession by Acquisition – Biogen, Merck & Allergan

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Nothing says succession plan like an acquisition. Last month, Biogen Inc Chief Executive George Scangos announced he would step down in the coming months. Today, acquisition chatter has grown so loud, the Wall Street Journal is reporting on it. Hedge funds…

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Hedge Funds Like ETFs Too

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It’s been a rough first half of the year for hedge funds. The many shocks to the market encouraged managers to take risk down, yielding, at times, dramatic results. Crowded trades suffered from as the hedge funds that had followed…

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Symmetric Top Ten Stock Pickers – 2Q-2016

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The Symmetric Top Managers: here’s what the best of the best are doing in the market Symmetric.io surveys the hedge fund universe for a manager’s ability to deliver alpha through picking stocks – StockAlpha. The Second Quarter Rankings are out. Log into Symmetric.io…

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