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Assisted By Energy Shorts, CTAs Stage Late Year Come-back

Assisted By Energy Shorts, CTAs Stage Late Year Come-back

A UBS prime brokerage report notes how shares of poultry producers have outperformed this year, but hedge fund attitudes are turning on the poultry stocks. CTAs, however, the leading hedge fund sector in November, have benefited from “well established shorts” in the […]

UK Stress Test: A Look At  Winners And Losers

UK Stress Test: A Look At Winners And Losers

Considering the European Banking Authority conducted its own stress tests earlier this year, results from the Bank of England’s own stress test, released today, don’t contain any real surprises, according to Jefferies analysts Joseph Dickerson, Omar Fall, and William Davison. […]

Energy Markets: Investing Tourism

Energy Markets: Investing Tourism

Energy Markets: Investing Tourism by The Sova Group If you don’t know who the pansy in the room after 10 minutes, it is probably you. Source: A lot of people… For two years, I was the pansy.  I lived in […]

Fairfax Buys QBE Subsidiaries; Expands European Footprint

Fairfax Buys QBE Subsidiaries; Expands European Footprint

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (TSE:FFH) (OTCMKTS:FRFHF), the insurance holding company headed by Prem Watsa expanded its footprint in the European region with its latest acquisitions. The Canadian insurance holding company announced its agreement to acquire the subsidiaries of QBE Insurance […]