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Hedge fund veteran Lee sounds warning on stocks

Equity markets are trading above their fair value and could see a sudden pull-back, according to Fundstrat Global Advisors managing partner and hedge fund veteran Tom Lee. In an interview with CNBC, Lee warned that the stock market is currently

Hedge funds fuel banks’ prime brokerage profits

Hedge funds are helping drive prime brokerage revenues higher among investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America this year, according to a report by the Financial Times. Goldman Sachs’ equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies

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Citadel betting against more than 20 UK stocks

Citadel, the US hedge fund behemoth led by Ken Griffin, has built up short positions in 21 UK stocks, according to new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) short selling disclosure data, as new IMF data shows a worsening economic outlook for

Versor Investments takes long position in Squarespace

New York-based hedge fund Versor Investments sees potential growth and profitability in Squarespace, having recently taken a sizable position in the online website building platform, according to a report by BestStocks. The fund reportedly purchased 28,413 shares of the company’s

Hedge funds pounce on recent banking stress

Hedge funds increased their exposure to stocks in the financial sector amid the banking turmoil in March, swooping in for a buying opportunity at lower prices, according to a report by Reuters. Hedge funds raised their exposure to financials more

Crispin Odey cuts short position in Metro Bank

High-profile hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has halved his bearish position in Metro Bank since December, but remains the lender’s largest short-seller, according to a report by the Mail on Sunday. Odey’s fund has held a negative wager in Metro

West coast activist Phase 2 targets Jupiter Fund Management

West coast activist hedge fund Phase 2 Partners is targeting UK-listed asset manager Jupiter Fund Management, according to a report by The Times. Financial Conduct Authority disclosure data shows the San Francisco-based hedge fund is now a leading short-seller of Jupiter.

Hedge funds turn positive on US dollar

Hedge funds are betting the US dollar’s recent stretch of weekly declines – the longest in almost three years – is set to reverse, as investors ramped up pricing for Federal Reserve rate cuts, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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