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Category Archives: 13F

“Mystery” Central Bank Buyer Revealed: SNB Now Owns A Record $84 Billion In US Stocks

In the second quarter of the year, one in which unlike in Q1 fund flows showed a persistent and perplexing outflow from US stocks and into European and Emerging Markets, a trading desk rumor emerged that even as institutional traders dumped stocks and retail investors piled into ETFs, a “mystery” central bank was quietly bidding […]

FANG Stocks Slammed After Goldman Warns Of “Valuation Air-Pocket”

Update: FANG Stocks are getting hammered today. * * * The fascination with the influence of a handful of giant tech stocks on the overall markets continued overnight, when one day after Bank of America found that the tech sector is now the "most overweight it has ever been", surpassing even the record clustering into […]

The Simplest Reason Behind Collapsing Volatility: Hedge Funds Are Barely Trading

“Gamma”, “vega“, CTAs, risk-parity, vol-neutral, central bank vol-suppression, the soaring popularity of (inverse) VIX ETFs , and so on: over the past year there have been countless attempts to explain why despite the surging political uncertainty in recent years, and especially since the US election… … global equity volatility, both implied and realized, has tumbled […]

Swiss National Bank’s U.S. Stock Holdings Hit A Record $63.4 Billion

Being able to print your own money and buy stocks at any price sure can be fun. Just as the SNB which unlike many other (if ever fewer) central banks admits to doing just that. In its latest 13F filing, the Swiss National Bank reported that the value of its portfolio of US stocks rose […]

These Are The Top 50 Hedge Fund Long And Short Positions

One can argue that few industries have “suffered” more under central planning than billionaire hedge fund managers, and as 2016 goes on, so does the suffering continued. It is no secret to regular readers that over the past decade, hedge funds have not only underperformed the market, but have failed to generate “alpha” since 2011. […]

Goldman Launches ETF Replicating Top Hedge Fund Positions, There Is Just One Problem

Back in February we reported that despite its abysmal forecasting track record, Goldman was preparing to launch an ETF based on its proprietary tracker of the 50 most popular hedge fund positions, the Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund VIP (known internally as the GSTHHVIP). The proposed ETF was notable because It would mark the first time […]

ZeroHedge: Who Bought And Sold Apple In The First Quarter

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Much was made of Berkshire’s unexpected infatuation with AAPL yesterday (which was not actually driven by Buffett but by one of his new ex-hedge fund heirs, Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, who have “shown a willingness to wade into other […]

ZeroHedge: What The Biggest Hedge Funds Did In Q1: The Full 13-F Summary

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. While far less attention is being paid to hedge fund 13F filings, which show a stale representation of equity long stakes among the hedge fund community as of 45 days prior, than in years gone by as a result of […]

ZeroHedge: Frontrunning: May 17

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. As Brexit vote looms, U.S. banks review their European commitments (Reuters) Oil’s Strength Continues to Boost Global Stocks (WSJ) Trump closing gap with Clinton, poll shows (Hill) In Adjacent Pennsylvania Counties, Republicans Are Split on Donald Trump (WSJ) Make America […]

ZeroHedge: Soros Makes Gold His Largest Holding As He Cuts Equity Exposure To Lowest Since 2013, Doubles S&P Puts

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. One of the more closely watched 13F reports yesterday in addition to that of Warren Buffett was that of Soros Fund Management, the family office of George Soros, which revealed that while the 85 year old billionaire was not quite […]