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ft.com - Eva Szalay in London - Hedge funds' bitcoin trade helps lift Grayscale assets to $38bn
Hedge funds' bitcoin trade helps lift Grayscale assets to $38bn
Financial Times

Assets at cryptocurrency investing firm Grayscale have shot up to almost $38bn — for crypto enthusiasts, a sign of accelerating institutional interest in what has long been a speculative bet. But analysts say the build-up has been fuelled in…

telegraph.co.uk - Sam Benstead - Hedge fund king Bill Ackman bets on interest rate rises crashing markets
Hedge fund king Bill Ackman bets on interest rate rises crashing markets
The Telegraph

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman is betting on interest rates rises crashing stock markets, as the American investor eyes a repeat of the trade that netted his funds billions of dollars when stocks plunged last year. Enjoy unlimited access to all…

bloomberg.com - Ye Xie - Alibaba, Once a Hedge Fund Darling, Dumped By Point72, Hillhouse
Alibaba, Once a Hedge Fund Darling, Dumped By Point72, Hillhouse
Bloomberg

Investors cut holdings by $89 billion in fourth quarter Growth potential of Jack Ma's business empire is questioned Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, once the most valuable company in China, is turning from a global…

bloomberg.com - Hema Parmar - Hedge Funds Seen Luring Up to $30 Billion in Recovery This Year
Hedge Funds Seen Luring Up to $30 Billion in Recovery This Year
Bloomberg

Barclays predicts industry's first positive inflows since 2017 Investors last year pulled a net $30 billion during pandemic Hedge funds are likely to attract as much as $30 billion from investors this year, marking the industry's first annual net…

cnbc.com - Tyler Clifford - These fractional stocks, not GameStop, can outdo hedge funds at their own game, Jim Cramer says
These fractional stocks, not GameStop, can outdo hedge funds at their own game, Jim Cramer says
CNBC

Published Wed, Feb 24 2021 8:56 PM EST 'If you really want to beat the big institutions at their own game, you don't do it with GameStop and AMC. You do it with fractional shares and you do it right,' CNBC's Jim Cramer said. 'The $500 Club ……

bloomberg.com - Nishant Kumar - Odey's Shrinking Hedge Fund Exposes a Pile of Illiquid Assets
Odey's Shrinking Hedge Fund Exposes a Pile of Illiquid Assets
Bloomberg

Decline in assets puts spotlight on fund's unquoted securities Huge bets against bonds have fueled a 45% rebound this year Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg Crispin Odey's long decline is exposing a new risk for the investors who are left: as…

zerohedge.com - Round 2 Of Face-Ripping Short Squeeze Arrives Just As Hedge Funds Pile Into Shorts
Round 2 Of Face-Ripping Short Squeeze Arrives Just As Hedge Funds Pile Into Shorts
Zero Hedge

One of the key catalysts behind the original round of meme stocks such as GME and AMC surging in late January in 'rip your face off' rallies, was targeting companies that were heavily short, in some cases - such as Gamestop - with a synthetic short…

reuters.com - Simon Jessop, Matthew Green and Ross Kerber - Show us the plan: Investors push companies to come clean on climate
Show us the plan: Investors push companies to come clean on climate
Reuters

LONDON/BOSTONLONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) - In the past, shareholder votes on the environment were rare and easily brushed aside. Things could look different in the annual meeting season starting next month, when companies are set to face the most…

abcnews.go.com - Catherine Thorbecke - GameStop's chief financial officer steps down after stock market saga
GameStop's chief financial officer steps down after stock market saga
ABC News

GameStop, the video game retailer that found itself at the center of an unprecedented stock market extravaganza, announced its chief financial officer will be stepping down next month. The company said Jim Bell, the executive vice president and…

techcrunch.com - Mary Ann Azevedo - Fintech startup Finix closes on $3M in Black and Latinx investor-led SPV
Fintech startup Finix closes on $3M in Black and Latinx investor-led SPV
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Nattanitphoto / Shutterstock Many founders talk about their desire for a more diverse investor base. Richie Serna took that desire and made it a reality. Serna, who founded payments infrastructure startup Finix in 2016, had raised…

stillnessinthestorm.com - Robinhood Raked in $700 Million by Backstabbing Users on Behalf of Hedge Funds
Robinhood Raked in $700 Million by Backstabbing Users on Behalf of Hedge Funds
Stillness in the Storm

(Ethan Huff) After blocking retail investors from purchasing any more GameStop (GME) stock last week, the Robinhood trading app was caught funneling nearly $700 million into its coffers from the sale of private user data to wealthy hedge funds. by…

bbc.co.uk - GameStop surges again as Reddit crashes temporarily
GameStop surges again as Reddit crashes temporarily
BBC

Shares in GameStop surged on Wednesday in what could mark a return to frenzied trading that rocked markets last month. Trading in the US games firm was halted twice after shares more than doubled suddenly on Wednesday afternoon. GameStop stock…

cnn.com - By Clare Duffy, CNN Business  - GameStop shares surge more than 100%
GameStop shares surge more than 100%
CNN

New York(CNN Business) GameStop shares climbed rapidly and were halted twice for volatility ahead of the closing bell Wednesday. The gaming retailer's stock was priced at $91.71 at market close, up nearly 104% from the previous day. Shares were…

forbes.com - Alexandra Wilson - Healthcare's Latest Unicorn: Big Data Startup Innovaccer Raises $105 Million At $1.3 Billion Valuation
Healthcare's Latest Unicorn: Big Data Startup Innovaccer Raises $105 Million At $1.3 Billion Valuation
Forbes

n the heels of a year that saw a record amount of venture cash flow into healthcare startups, investor appetite for healthtech does not appear to be waning. Today, San Francisco-based big data healthcare startup Innovaccer confirmed a $105 million…

reuters.com - John McCrank - U.S. post-trade group proposes shortening stock settlement cycle
U.S. post-trade group proposes shortening stock settlement cycle
Reuters

NEW YORKNEW YORK (Reuters) - The main processor for U.S. stock trades said on Wednesday it supports an effort to shorten the settlement cycle for securities to help reduce market risk, an area that has been under scrutiny in the wake of the…

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