Key market indices S&P 500: 3,870.29 (-0.81%) DJIA: 31,391.52 (-0.46%) HSI: 29,552.73(+1.57%) STI: 2,988.69(+0.51%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,729.91(0.02) Brent Crude: 62.94 (+0.38%) Bitcoin: 48,618.05 (-2.00%) A $300 Billion Quant Trade Wins in ‘Almost Unbelievable’ Market (link) Quantica Capital, a $750 million Swiss CTA, which is up around 9% so far this year, profits from one…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,811.15 (-0.48%) DJIA: 30,932.37 (-1.50%) HSI: 29,328.38 (+1.20%) STI: 2,975.11 (+0.88%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $1,738.00 (-34.00) Brent Crude: 65.43 (+1.57%) Bitcoin: 46,236.5 (+1.61%) Paul Singer Warns of Trouble, and Is Eager to Say ‘Told You So’ (link) In his view, the Fed’s current iteration of quantitative easing paired with trillions of…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3829.34 -2.45% DJIA: 31402.01 -1.75% HSI: 31084.94 +1.20% STI: 2920.43 +1.67% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1772.97 +0.14% Brent Crude: 66.59 -0.43% Bitcoin: 47356.21 -6.27% 2021 could be a “breakout year” for hedge funds, says Barclays (Link) Hedge funds could draw between USD10 billion to USD30 billion of projected net inflows from investors, and around…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,881.37 (+0.13%) DJIA: 31,537.35 (+0.05%) HSI: 30,648.41 (+0.57%) STI: 2,929.71 (+1.38%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $1,813.1 (-2.79) Brent Crude: 65.19 (-0.23%) Bitcoin: 50,191.66 (-6.42%) Investors Getting Advice on Social Media Spooks EU Markets Chief (link) The lessons of the Gamestop Corp. buying mania is that social media exposes individual investors to potential…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3906.72 -0.71% DJIA: 31494.33 +0.11% HSI: 30644.73 +1.56% STI: 2880.64 -1.53% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1783.35 -2.18% Brent Crude: 58.93 -1.14% Bitcoin: 56261.04 +15.61% 66% of fund selectors managing $12.7 tn outperformed their aggressive portfolio in 2021 (Link) Two-thirds of respondents in a new survey expect aggressive portfolios to outperform defensive ones in 2021, despite the…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3913.97 -0.44% DJIA: 31493.34 -0.38% HSI: 31084.94 +1.10% STI: 2920.43 -0.51% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1769.48 -0.35% Brent Crude: 62.38 -2.42% Bitcoin: 51253.16 -2.02% Dow falls from record amid disappointing jobs data and weak Walmart forecast (Link) The Dow fell 119.68 points, or 0.4%, to 31493.34, slipping from a record high; the S&P…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,932.59 (-0.057%) DJIA: 31,522.75 (+0.20%) HSI: 30,746.66 (+1.90%) STI: 2,935.34 (+0.13%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $1,801.8 (-24.10) Brent Crude: 63.46+0.11 (+0.17%) Bitcoin: 49,091.71 (+2.16%) Redhedge taps into credit market dislocations with new relative value UCITS hedge fund (Link) The Redhedge Relative Value UCITS strategy fuses quantitative and qualitative investment processes, and aims…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,911.23 (-0.11%) DJIA: 31,375.83 (+0.032%) HSI: 29,944.74 (+1.56%) STI: 2,931.11 (-0.12%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $1,8.0160 (-18.00) Brent Crude: 60.78 (+0.36%) Bitcoin: 46,438.258 (-0.0405%) China Hedge Funds Add $200 Billion, Trouncing Wall Street (Link) The nearly 15,000 funds offered by Chinese managers returned 30% on average last year, That dwarfs the average…

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Key market indices S&P500: 3886.85 +4.65% DJIA: 31148.25 +3.89% Hang Seng Index:2907.11 +0.16% Straits Times Index: 2907.11 +0.16% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1812.98 -1.83% Brent Crude: 56.95 +9.16% Bitcoin: 39042.00 +17.80% Hedge funds gain in January, navigating volatility (Link) The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained +0.9% in January, while the investable 500 Fund Weighted Composite Index advanced +0.35% The HFRI FWC experienced a wide…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,826.31 (1.39%) DJIA: 30,687.48 (1.57%) HSI: 29,141.81 (0.37%) STI: 2,935.06 (+0.61%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $1,849.00 +4.00 Brent Crude: 57.59 +0.23% Bitcoin: 35,904.42 (+6.23%) Quants Scrape Reddit to Help Hedge Funds Dodge More Retail Pain (Link) Wolfe Research’s team of quants is telling institutional clients to avoid fighting this band of…

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