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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Post Disappointing Returns as Market Plummets

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Finance, News

Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Post Disappointing Returns as Market Plummets

Cryptocurrency hedge funds have reportedly been experiencing a steep decline after steadily rising in value throughout 2017. Statistics released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR) Blockchain Indices noted that the performance of some funds dropped as much as 35 percent since the start of the year. Funds in Jeopardy Almost all funds have reported negative returns in four out of five…

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Back on Track After Favorable April

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Back on Track After Favorable April

Hedge funds that focused on cryptocurrencies are indeed thankful for April 2018, and they have all the right to be. The digital currency sector recovered considerably and in the process, ended a two-month losing streak. Hedge Funds Mark Recovery Recovering from the 34 percent decline in March 2018, the Hedge Fund Research (HFR) Blockchain index reported a 47.1 percent leap…

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Crypto Hedge Funds Are Becoming Immune To Market Swings

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Finance, News

Crypto Hedge Funds Are Becoming Immune To Market Swings

Some cryptocurrency hedge funds appear to be unaffected by the decline in the price of bitcoin since the start of 2018. In fact, a couple of these firms have even posted profits thereby reinforcing the idea that crypto hedge funds can thrive in both bull and bear markets. 2018 has mostly been a bear run in the bitcoin market with…

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Lose Their Shine

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Lose Their Shine

So far 2018 has seen the shuttering of at least nine cryptocurrency hedge funds, with analysts pointing to a sector revenue downturn of some 23 percent to date. Global director of fintech strategy at Autonomous Research LLP, Lex Sokolin, said that as much as ten percent of the cryptocurrency funds sector could close shop by the end of 2018. The…

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Cryptocurrency-related Hedge Funds are Starting to Worry the SEC

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

Cryptocurrency-related Hedge Funds are Starting to Worry the SEC

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has a new issue to worry about in its fight to regulate cryptocurrencies. The SEC is now looking into business practices of several funds which were set up to invest in cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. As if the SEC had nothing more to worry about, they are now expressing their concerns with hedge…

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Reportedly Increasing and Could Triple in 2018

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Reportedly Increasing and Could Triple in 2018

There has been a significant rise in the number of decentralized cryptocurrency hedge funds over the last year. A report by fintech research firm, Autonomous NEXT, estimates that 226 hedge funds are operating in this space as of February 2018 with a total of around $3.5 to 5 billion in combined assets under their management. Measuring Fintech Growth Autonomous NEXT…

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Hedge Funds in Traditional Finance Sector are Beginning to Invest in Bitcoin

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Hedge Funds in Traditional Finance Sector are Beginning to Invest in Bitcoin

Large-scale hedge funds in the traditional finance sector are beginning to enter the bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets. This week, former major US-based investment management firm Legg Mason chairman and principal fund manager Bill Miller, who oversaw $728 billion in assets during his stay at the company, revealed that he had invested half of his personal hedge fund MVP1’s assets in…

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How to Create Bitcoins from Scratch for Hedge Funds

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How to Create Bitcoins from Scratch for Hedge Funds

Most bitcoiners have heard of bitcoin mining, hash rates, ASIC cards and the like. They say that if bitcoin mining were a country, it’s electricity consumption would rank above many countries. In fact, the profitability of bitcoin mining versus altcoin mining is one of the drivers of bitcoin and altcoin price volatility. Then there are exchanges that sell bitcoin for…

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Over 100 Hedge Funds Now Focus Exclusively on Cryptoassets

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Over 100 Hedge Funds Now Focus Exclusively on Cryptoassets

The research team, Autonomous Next, shared their findings on October 27 that outlined the current financial landscape of cryptoassets like bitcoin. Financial Breakdown In an exclusive release to CNBC, Autonomous Research, an independent research provider founded in 2009, reported the generation of almost 90 digital assets funds in 2017. The analysis included details about which portion of funds are being…

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Hedge Funds Are Buying Account Holders’ Claims to Speculate on Mt.Gox Payout

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Hedge Funds Are Buying Account Holders’ Claims to Speculate on Mt.Gox Payout

In February 2014, the once biggest bitcoin exchange in the world, Mt. Gox, declared bankruptcy after over $460 million worth of bitcoin were allegedly stolen by hackers. Following the bankruptcy declaration, a class action lawsuits against the exchange was filed by former users who had lost bitcoin because of the exchange’s collapse and two months later Mt. Gox’s bankruptcy proceedings…

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