• Hedge Funds Look to Profit From Personal-Injury Suits

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Hedge funds and private equity firms are pouring money into so-called mass-tort loans, even as federal prosecutors investigate aspects of the business.
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  • Hedge funds paid big money for private polls on Brexit, and then made hundreds of millions as markets went haywire

    Hedge funds paid big money for private polls on Brexit, and then made hundreds of millions as markets went haywire

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Hedge funds bought polling data on the day of the Brexit vote allowing them to profit from the event, a Bloomberg investigation has shown .
    One hedge fund involved, Rokos Capital Management, made over a $100 million. YouGov sold a private exit poll to one fund for $1 million.
    Bloomberg said that while some of the practices fell into a legal "gray area," it is illegal for polling companies to give early release data to the public, and the hedge funds paid for their information privately.
    Hedge funds aiming to win big money from the Brexit vote in 2016 hired major polling companies and...
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  • Hedge funds paid big money for private polls on Brexit, and then made hundreds of millions as markets went haywire

    Hedge funds paid big money for private polls on Brexit, and then made hundreds of millions as markets went haywire

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Hedge funds bought polling data on the day of the Brexit vote allowing them to profit from the event, a Bloomberg investigation has shown .
    One hedge fund involved, Rokos Capital Management, made over a $100 million. YouGov sold a private exit poll to one fund for $1 million.
    Bloomberg said that while some of the practices fell into a legal "gray area," it is illegal for polling companies to give early release data to the public, and the hedge funds paid for their information privately.
    Hedge funds aiming to win big money from the Brexit vote in 2016 hired major polling companies and...
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