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Complete Hedge Fund Performance Update

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Curious how hedge funds are faring against each other and against the market (not too hot)? Then this HSBC hedge fund performance update through mid-April is for you.

Best and worst:

Select names (indicative of largest AUM fund):

Full report:

 

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Mon, 04/22/2013 - 10:58 | 3483746 dontgoforit
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OK - so here's a prediction for you:  the DJIA will be down over 600 pts this week.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:53 | 3483831 hedgeless_horseman
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In my global fascisim play of the day...

General Motors (GM) to buy remaining 40% stake in Polish engine plant

Congratulatons American taxpayers!  Rather than paying you back, GM is sending money to Pollocks.

I would rather that GM buy back the US Government's remaining stake in GM.  However...

GM CEO Dan Akerson says company committed to turning lossmaking European business around

"In Poland, even an old bald guy with just a little,
can still get a lot with your dollars!"

 

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 17:46 | 3485587 bogdan1968
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pollocks!?!  who is this asshole?  do you realise that pollocks is as offensive as niggars or other racial epithets? you obviously have a lot of time on your hands, spend some of it on checking your language before you post it online and embarass yourself

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 01:10 | 3486850 Muppet
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So ready.  So needed.  Bring it.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:02 | 3483751 Dr. Engali
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What part about BTFD don't they get? Now it's too late. Hope they're short.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:20 | 3483825 helping_friendl...
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I have been short since 11/2011. My face ripped off. This bicth will crash. Just a matter of time and margin calls. These fuckers are so over leveraged it will mke 2008 look like a correction.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:31 | 3483873 dontgoforit
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I'm afraid I have to agree.  When you look at the fundamentals vs the mountain of debt being incurred and increased, added to the insurmountable problems of an EU that will most assuredly cause world-wide havoc, the 'crash' seems to only be getting more sure with every $85 billion the Bernank invests in this fools folly.  What kinda crash is this gonna be?  Can't say; only that it is going to be exceptional.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:59 | 3483991 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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long popcorn and butter... this should be fun

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 15:36 | 3485087 OpenThePodBayDoorHAL
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Do not underestimate the determination of these central bank f*ckers. They will risk the entire global financial system just to pay off their owners. Betting against them is unwise. The world is a big place, and the complex system can withstand lots pf pressures before it blows.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:02 | 3483752 SheepDog-One
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Gee...I just got back and already this mornings premarket wood is lost? MOAR VIAGRA BEN!

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:03 | 3483770 dontgoforit
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The trees can no longer stand when the pulp is pulled.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:03 | 3483763 fonzannoon
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Look at the div paying stocks. The more the market tries to drop the bigger the boner they pop.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:05 | 3483776 SheepDog-One
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Must....Have.....Moar.....Dividend....

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:04 | 3483772 LeisureSmith
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Incidental Return Fund or Insider Trading International.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:08 | 3483784 Rainman
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hoooray.....Paulson somehow escaped the bottom 20 for a breather.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:13 | 3483805 Tyler Durden
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He hasn't updated since March 31. He will be there once April closes.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:18 | 3483816 Dr. Engali
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I'm interested in seeing how much GLD he had to dump to meet redemtions and or margin calls.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:28 | 3483854 NoDebt
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Agreed.  That should be telling for him and who knows how many others.

2 and 20, baby.  Imagine being in Paulson's fund, losing your ass (and continuing to lose your ass)..... all the while adding a 2% fee insult to your investment loss injury.  Ouch.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:07 | 3483786 SheepDog-One
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All these clowns are leveraged 25-1 at least I have no doubt, they'll all be completely wiped out one morning when there's a 3-4% drop, they're just Walkers.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:36 | 3483898 babylon15
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-13/citadel-soars-to-115-billion-wi...

 

Only a small handful of hedge funds use leverage ratios above 2.  The industry as a whole is very lightly levered if at all.  Many funds like Bridgewater don't use any leverage.  AQR, DE Shaw are very lightly levered between 1.5 and 3.  I really don't know what's going on at Citadel.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 13:22 | 3484392 SheepDog-One
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That's not at all what I hear from the inside.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:12 | 3483800 NEOSERF
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Time to infer that Yellen (Moar QE) will take over for Big Ben in 5 months, will give the boost to 16K...

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:15 | 3483810 IridiumRebel
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HAIL SATAN

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:15 | 3483811 Winston Churchill
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My cat can make better RoI than this.

Why are they still in business ?

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:33 | 3483882 NoDebt
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You still need to ask that question?  The good ones trade on insider information, the bad ones claim they are acting as a non-correlated investment for your overall portfolio (something that only goes down is non-correlated).

You don't understand- somebody has to pay them or they can't afford their lifestyle.  It's not all about YOU.  It's about THEM.  So think of somebody else's needs every now and then, you selfish bastard!  ;)

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:45 | 3483938 Winston Churchill
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I'm a selfish pig that should genuflect at the hooves of the master of  the unverse.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:16 | 3483813 syntaxterror
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Poor babies. Surely we can extend ZIRP another 3 years to help them.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:22 | 3483827 babylon15
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Is there a way to subscribe to HSBC's Hedge Weekly?  I'm very interested in the data.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:21 | 3483833 chindit13
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Looks like the old time macro guys are catching all the right moves, probably riding oil, JPY and PMs down.  Bruce Kovner, Louis Bacon and Paul Jones all near the top.  Loeb's on a roll, too.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:22 | 3483837 Monedas
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Less is MOAR ! 

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:33 | 3483883 falak pema
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Cry me a river HFs who don't love apples.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 12:06 | 3484032 Azannoth
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I think they forgot to add the Zimbabwean Funds the average there is about 1,000,000%

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 16:04 | 3485232 Ban KKiller
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Golly...you mean the flood of "money" has helped the hedge funds to perform? What is the inverse of that again? 

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 16:52 | 3485443 pndr4495
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Did Astenbeck report their numbers?

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