Algo Selection at Quantopian

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By Dr. Jess Stauth*, Quantopian’s Managing Director on the Investment Team, transcribed by HFI   Quantopian is a Boston-based company that has created a crowd-sourced hedge fund by facilitating freelance quantitative analysts to develop and test trading algorithms. The firm licenses the best algorithms to buy and sell securities. Quantopian is backed by venture capital firm […] Read more »

Has Brexit Prospect Already Spooked US Macro Managers In London?

By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight   HFI has been tracking the trends in employment of American hedge funds in London since 2010. The links below this article show two of the previous related articles. What prompted today’s article was the release of results from Fortress Investment Group  – a company that has […] Read more »

Quotation of the Day from Steve Cohen of Point72

“But the markets are different today—you don’t necessarily have to sit in front of the screens as much anymore, because a lot of time during the day markets are just meandering around. Actually I think the most important part of the day is the last hour of the day. But there’s times during the day […] Read more »

Hedge Funds to Private Investment Offices – More than a Tendency, less than a Trend

By Bijesh Amin, Co-founder and managing director, Indus Valley Partners   Recently several high-profile hedge fund managers, Michael Platt of BlueCrest Capital, Scott Bommer of SAB Capital and Steve Cohen of SAC Capital (now Point 72),  have decided to hand back investor capital either due to hassles over regulation and investor over-reach ( i.e. the […] Read more »

America’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers

From Forbes America’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers       Read more »

The Hedge Fund HOT 100 2014

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    By Staff Writers of Hedge Fund Insight, led by Simon Kerr   Welcome to the second edition of The Hedge Fund Hot 100. As last year the aim is to capture what is emerging and trending and growing in the hedge fund industry. The absolute is interesting, and it is covered elsewhere in […] Read more »