Frontrunning: February 15

  • Global Stocks Power Ahead, Unfazed by U.S. Inflation (WSJ)
  • Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed (Reuters)
  • Hedge fund Bridgewater makes $22 billion bet against European firms (Reuters)
  • Number of crypto hedge funds soars amid bitcoin volatility (Reuters)
  • Publishers Warm to Google’s Ad Blocker—but Cautiously (WSJ)
  • Feb 15, 2018 8:12 AM
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Renaissance Tumbles Despite Correctly Predicting Market Correction

Here's some irony: just days after Renaissance Technologies, arguably the world's most profitable hedge funds, warned clients of a “significant risk” of a correction, the correction arrived but RenTec was not ready, and the fund lost a whopping 5.4% as markets tumbled.

  • Feb 13, 2018 9:24 PM
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Belgium: How Low Can A Low Country Get?

Shut up. Zip it. It is a pathetic and cowardly way of responding to reality, but it is, alas, a widespread behavior pattern in Western Europe today – and, at least in certain milieux in poor little Belgium, it has been all but raised to a sacrament.

  • Jan 29, 2018 3:30 AM
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