Investment Strategy Arbitrage

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, April 5- For hedge fund titan John Paulson, history may be repeating itself. The Paulson Partners fund, which bets on corporate events such as mergers, is down 7.7 percent in 2016 through February, according to a person familiar with the returns. The Paulson Advantage Plus Fund lost 11.24 percent in the first two months of the year.

  • NEW YORK, March 18- Paloma Partners, a $4- billion hedge fund that has spent much of the last three decades politely turning away would-be investors, is opening its doors, if only a crack to newcomers, three people familiar with the fund's plans said. Sussman, 69, is often called the hedge fund industry's grandfather who helped launch one of the world's biggest firms;...

  • NEW YORK, March 9- BlackRock Inc's chief investment officer of global fixed income, Rick Rieder, said on Wednesday his team cut a February position they held shorting, or betting against, the U.S. dollar while betting on Japanese yen appreciation. The BlackRock Strategic Income Opportunities Fund, a mutual fund managed by Rieder that enjoys wide latitude in...

  • Why flash crash hit ETFs hard...

    The system needs to be fixed, says Joe Saluzzi, Themis Trading co-founder, discussing the role of high frequency trading on rapid moves in the market, and how some ETFs were burned by not making the correct price.

  • Consignment commerce: Allowing consumers to profit

    James Reinhart, ThredUP CEO & co-founder, discusses the online consignment space for second hand clothing, and the invaluable leadership and wisdom Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has provided. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

  • Hedge Funds Chase Greek Debt

    Hans Humes, Greylock Capital CEO, explains how to make money in Greece's bond buyback program.

  • Are Wacky ETFs Causing the Volatility?

    Scott Burns, Morningstar weighs in on whether levered ETFs are amplifying market volatility.

  • Are Wacky ETFs Causing the Volatility?

    Scott Burns of Morningstar weighs in on whether leveraged ETFs are amplifying market volatility.

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    How much do you know about modern-day Ponzi schemes? Take our quiz and find out.

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    Merger arbitrage investors are braced for a second consecutive month of losses with a string of unexpected upsets leading to a difficult period for the hedge fund strategy, the FT reports.

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    Put-Call parity demonstrates the relationship between shorts, puts, calls, and bonds. The proper combination of each can yield equal payouts. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.