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Recent articles by Tom:

‘Markets on steroids’ send US hedge funds soaring past European counterparts

US markets propped up by the Fed have helped US hedge funds over their rivals in Europe and Asia → Read More

Meet the analyst who called Wirecard a zero amid a sea of buy ratings

Neil Campling at Mirabaud was one of the few who spotted the red flags at scandal-ridden German payments firm Wirecard → Read More

How Doug King’s hedge fund made a killing shorting oil: ‘Investors don’t really get bear markets’

King’s RCMA Merchant Commodity Fund is up 26% this year. In 2014, it was up almost 60% → Read More

Lawyers warn of spike in suits against hedge fund ‘fraudsters’

'When things are going well and everyone's making money, it's harder to identify fraud because there's less scrutiny, but now there will be some nervous hedge funds out there' → Read More

Protest forces rethink in one of the least diverse areas of finance – hedge funds

It's no secret that hedge funds have long trailed behind other financial services when it comes to diversity but there are signs that the issue has taken hold → Read More

Hedge fund managers in lockdown pile into luxury goods they can’t flaunt

Danny Pizzigoni has been selling vintage and rare watches at The Watch Club, a shop he founded in Old Bond Street’s Royal Arcade, since 1996. Like many business owners, the pandemic and ensuing lockdown caused worry about how he would make ends meet. "I thought, 'This is really going to hurt, and we're going to be hemorrhaging money,'" he told Financial News. "And then all of a sudden, people… → Read More

These new hedge funds braved virus-fuelled market uncertainty to win big returns

2020 is not expected to be a vintage year for new hedge fund launches — but in some quarters, fortune has favoured the brave → Read More

Crispin Odey warns governments may outlaw private gold ownership

Notoriously bearish Odey, who runs hedge fund Odey Asset Management, made the prediction in an April letter to investors → Read More

Hedge funds load up on Royal Mail short bets in rocky year for the stock

Egerton Capital joined BlackRock and Pictet in boosting bearish bets on the company after the surprise departure of its CEO → Read More

Brevan Howard rides wave of virus turmoil to outpace hedge fund rivals

Bets on fixed-income, currencies and rates paid off this year — gaining after a decade of underwhelming returns → Read More

Quant hedge funds struggle to cash in on virus volatility

While some quant funds showed modest signs of recovery last month, man is still beating machine in 2020 → Read More

Hedge funds pile into crypto trading as volatility surge lures new players

Huge returns from the recent surge in volatility have lured hedge funds to pile into crypto. It's a risky bet → Read More

Volatility clobbered these hedge funds — and more shocks mean some may go under

Losers in March include Wolverine, Parallax, and ecamos Capital. Volatility may even blow up some 'good' funds in 2020. → Read More

Multi-asset fund Fulcrum ‘taking on more risk than normal’ to ride virus volatility

The fund's CIO told Financial News that its trading gold and currencies as it expects 'tough times ahead' → Read More

Global macro managers tipped for 2020 comeback

Global macro hedge funds, which suffered disappointing performance last year, are tipped to stage a comeback amid extreme market volatility prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic → Read More

Hedge fund One River up 50% amid pandemic, sees choppy markets ahead

Chief executive and CIO Eric Peters says that the fund will do well from looming market chaos for years to come → Read More

Oil-focused hedge funds won big even before crude’s shock sub-zero drop

Pierre Andurand's hedge fund, the Merchant Commodity Fund, and GZC Strategic Commodities Fund have all won big. → Read More

City financiers from China donate Covid-19 testing machine to Imperial College

The machine, currently with exporting authorities, could be at Imperial College by the end of April → Read More

Algebris liquidates Quant Arbitrage fund after performance collapses in virus turmoil

The $12bn hedge fund firm launched the Quant Arbitrage fund in May 2019 to take advantage of spikes in volatility → Read More

Roy Niederhoffer’s fund is up 30% this year, and he expects more volatility

He saw the potential for massive dislocations as early as the third week in January → Read More