Entries by Dick Risch

Jeff, We Hardly Knew Ye

NYC just got blindsided when Amazon pulled the plug on their proposed NYC campus after a facing a passionate onslaught from progressive leader and their followers who opposed the deal NY had forged with the online giant. The original announcement by Amazon to build an expansive campus in Queens would have resulted 25,000 jobs for […]

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index For January Returns 3.59%

WINDSOR, Conn., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2019 measured 3.59%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 1.11% in February. “SS&C GlobeOp’s Capital Movement Index for February 2019 of 1.11% shows increased net flows compared to the 0.96% reported for the same period […]

Reflections On Our State of the Union

Every year in January the President travels down the street from the White House and enters the chambers of the United States House of Representatives to address our lawmakers and the nation on the state of the union. It is quite an affair accompanied by several traditions that have come to define the event. For the […]

Trading View Rolls Out Crypto Dashboard

TradingView, a web-based trading and investing portal have announced the launch of their own proprietary Crypto Dashboard. The solution provides traders in the asset a broad look at the cryptocurrency markets, as well as help them trade cryptocurrencies.  In addition, the company is now accepting Bitcoin as a payment option for its premium solution.   https://www.tradingview.com/markets/cryptocurrencies/

Upcoming Conferences

The 24th Annual Sohn Investment Conference May 6, 2019 New York The Sohn Conference Foundation’s flagship Sohn Investment Conference, dubbed the “Super Bowl of investment conferences” by The Wall Street Journal, is the world’s original and premier investment event.  The Sohn Investment Conference, held annually in New York City, gathers top investors from around the […]

Hedge Funds Bet On PG&E In 4th Quarter

Shares of California utility PG&E fell 48 percent during the quarter ending on December 31, 2019. That didn’t seem to deter over a  dozen hedge funds who invested in the company during the quarter, with over a dozen firm picking up 12.8 million shares. Regulatory filings show  Anchorage Capital Group and BlueMountain Capital Management as the fund managers who […]