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Silver Predicted to Outperform Gold

March 18, 2009 – New York , NY – The Hennessee Group LLC, an adviser to hedge fund investors, believes silver is currently underpriced relative to gold and is therefore advising clients to accumulate positions in the precious metal. Charles Gradante, Co-Founder of the Hennessee Group, stated “While we see both gold and silver as […]

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Friday the 13th Markets

For all you superstitious traders we are Friday the 13th and also the last trading day before the Ides of March (15th). It doesn’t get and more spookier than that. Yesterday’s huge up move was a continued combination of short covering and sideline cash that does not want to get left behind. The question one […]

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Option Queen Letter

For all those anxious to see the end of the Bush bashing years, you will have to wait several more months. The economy isn’t getting any better, however; we are getting used to the fact that we can live without spending. We shoppers have become or evolved into price seekers and not price takers. We […]

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What Goes Up….

Soft markets gave back some of yesterday’s gains as most all commodities followed the lead down in crude and equities. There remains some optimism stemming from commodity values being viewed as undervalued assets in a new investment environment. Whether funds receive additional monies and decide to place it at work in commodities is the biggest […]

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Harvard Club Hedge Fund Conference

Charlie Santaularia at Hedge Fund Conference

Charlie Santaularia to Speak at the FRA Hedge Fund Seeding & Incubation Conference New York City, NY – January 22nd, 2009 – Harvard Club of New York Charlie Santaularia, Managing Director of Parrot Trading Partners, will be in New York City on January 22nd, 2009 to speak at the FRA Hedge Fund Seeding and Incubation […]

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United States Gasoline Fund

The United States Gasoline Fund LP (UGA) is an exchange traded security that is designed to track in percentage terms the movements of gasoline prices. UGA issues units that may be purchased and sold on the American Stock Exchange. This ETF is a new way for investors and hedgers to manage their exposure to energy. […]

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Bearish Rising Wedge on Daily CCI Chart

The daily bar chart for the Continuous Commodity Index (CCI) is still in solid price uptrend and just recently hit a fresh 30-plus year high. The CCI is a basket of major raw commodity futures prices rolled into one composite price index. The CCI is also an excellent barometer of the general price trend of […]

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September Best Month for Hedge Funds in Years

Hedge Funds Return +3.27% in September 2007 and +9.40% Year-to-Date Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds and CTA/managed futures products in the HedgeFund.net database, was +3.27% in September 2007. The increase was the largest in over four years, and the second largest […]

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Continuous Commodity Index

CCI Reflects Major Bull Run in Raw Commodity Markets

Record-high crude oil and wheat futures prices, gold futures prices nearing historic highs and a sharply lower value of the U.S. dollar versus the other major currencies are a bullish cocktail that has pushed the Continuous Commodity Index to a 30-plus year high just this week. The CCI is a basket of major raw commodity […]

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Hedge Fund Investors More Rational Than Rash

DALLAS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Hedge fund investors’ tendency to focus on long-term performance strengthens hedge fund stability, according to the August issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Economic Letter. In “Hedge Fund Investors More Rational Than Rash,” Assistant Vice President Jeffery W. Gunther and Harvard University student Anna Zhang examine a decade’s […]

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