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A trader watches the screen at his terminal on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York October 15, 2014.

Investors pulled $98 billion from hedge funds last year, the largest outflow the industry’s seen since 2016

"There is no masking that the month's flows are emblematic of what was one of the more difficult years the industry has faced," eVestment said.

The world’s top 20 hedge fund managers posted their biggest gains of the decade in 2019 — and returned $59.3 billion to their investors

TCI manager Christopher Hohn led his fund to a $8.4 billion windfall last year, the largest return among the group of 20.

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin trounced rival Steve Cohen in 2019 with a 19% return, but both underperformed the stock market

At least five of Point72's portfolio managers left Cohen's firm for Citadel in 2019, The Wall Street Journal first reported.
Bill Ackman, chief executive officer and portfolio manager at Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. May 18, 2017.

Here are the 8 biggest holdings in Bill Ackman’s flagship hedge fund, which returned a whopping 58% in 2019

Some of the fund's performance — the S&P 500 returned 29% in the same time frame — was credited to the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett.
Andrew Left, founder of Citron Research

Famed short-seller Andrew Left’s hedge fund saw 43% returns in its 1st year

The fund contains both long positions of companies Left sees poised to gain, and short positions against companies he thinks will fall.

The hedge fund landscape shrinks for a 5th straight year as investors rebel against weak returns

Investors are quickly fleeing the high-risk funds for cheaper vehicles as the record-high stock market boasts steady gains through 2019.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Leaked audio from the Bank of England gave hedge funds an 8-second head start on Mark Carney’s statements

"This wholly unacceptable use of the audio feed was without the bank's knowledge or consent," the BOE said.

‘The most anti-capitalist idea I could ever dream up’: Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller unloads on Trump’s desire for nega...

The former hedge fund manager also critiqued President Trump's trade war policies, saying his issuing of tariff exemptions threatens capitalism.
Funds related to Robertson currently manage, conservatively, more than $230 billion in assets.

We mapped 4 generations of Tiger Management’s hedge fund descendants: here’s the quarter-trillion-dollar web of cubs

Funds related to Julian Robertson currently manage, conservatively, more than $230 billion in assets.

A hedge fund-backed art dealer just lost an $11 million ruling to Sotheby’s over an allegedly fake painting

The lawsuit involves a painting attributed to Dutch artist Frans Hals. A partner in the sale was ordered to repay Sotheby's $4.2 million in April.