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Category Archives: Tiger Management

Bloomberg Pronounces The Early Death Of The Traditional Long-Short Hedge Fund Model

Bloomberg has apparently just taken it upon itself to pronounce the early, unceremonious demise of the traditional Long/Short Hedge Fund model after seemingly declaring that stocks will continue to march higher in perpetuity, with minimal volatility, thus rendering traditional financial analysis and stock picking about as obsolete as a Motorola pager from 1982.  Of course, […]

Eric Mindich’s $12 Billion Eton Park Is Returning Capital To Investors: Here Are His Biggest Holdings

Once upon a time Eric Mindich was best known for being the Goldman “wunderkind” – the youngest-ever Goldman partner, who parlayed his reputation into the 2004 launch of his hedge fund Eton Park. Unfortunately for Mindich, after over a decade of running other people’s money, the hedge fund apocalypse caught up with the ex-youngest partner, […]

Once Feared, The “Tiger Cubs” Have Become Wall Street’s Prey

Things are rapidly changing for the hedge fund world, and not just in terms of chronically underperforming the S&P, which as the following chart from Goldman demonstrates, they have on 10 of the past 14 years, leading to relentless redemptions… … but also in terms of crushing once pristine, seemingly untouchable reputations. Case in point: […]

Multi-Billion Tiger Cub Says “The Biggest Correction Since The 2008 Crisis” Has Begun

In just the past week, there has been a plethora of market crash calls: after last week’s Delivering Alpha conference, in which we saw the usual bevy of bearish billionaires, from Paul Singer to Carl Icahn, all predict an imminent market drop, earlier today we presented a must read analysis by TCW’s Tad Rivelle who […]

He Lived Through Hyperinflation, Devaluation And Confiscation: This Is His Advice

Nearly four months ago, when bitcoin was still languishing in the low $200s, we explained why in the post-Yuan devaluation regime, where all Chinese capital outflows are now scrutizined through a microscope, bitcoin will inevitably see substantial appreciation as the local population scrambles to transfer funds out of China and into more traditional end markets, […]

How The Fed And Wall Street Are Eating Their Seed Corn

Submitted by Mark St.Cyr, When it comes to the stock market these days the overriding theme you hear from the financial media is “You’ve got to get in.” Another is, “Buy on the dips and average in.” Or, “You can’t profit if you aren’t in it” and more. So many more it would fill its […]

Momos In Turmoil As Patron Saint Of Momentum “Investing” Calls It Quits

Over the years many have wondered how it was possible that a hedge fund could exist that did nothing more than ride momentum and heatmaps higher or lower without almost any insight into the fundamentals of the underlying corporations. That hedge funds, of course, is John A. Thaler’s JAT Capital, which did nothing but buy […]

ZeroHedge: Why Tony Robbins Is Asking The Wrong Questions

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Mark St.Cyr, First off let me make this statement plain and simple before one reads any further. This is not a hit piece, nor an effort to take swipes at Tony Robbins or worse, some feeble attempt at […]

ZeroHedge: What Are Corporate Insiders Seeing that Makes them Dump their Shares Like This?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Merger Monday evokes fond memories of 2007 and 2008, of mega deals breathlessly reported on CNBC, when everything was still possible, until it all fell apart. But mega deals have been gracing the headlines again, and deal volume has soared, […]

ZeroHedge: As The Hedge Fund Slaughter Continues, Here Is Who Is Unwinding And What Stocks To Watch

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Last week we reported that in the aftermath of the vicious high-flying momo, high-beta mauling, hedge funds had their worst week since 2001 (excluding such “end of the world” days as Lehman and the 2011 debt ceiling fiasco). Specifically, we […]