Caxton, Soros Aggressively Boost ETF Hedges in Second Quarter

Several hedge fund managers are making bearish bets, judging by the latest 13F regulatory filings.

Some of the biggest, most high-profile hedge fund firms cranked up their hedges in the second quarter, according to an analysis of the recently filed 13F disclosures covering the period.

Firms including Caxton Associates, Soros Fund Management, Passport Capital and others used puts on various exchange-traded funds to hedge their portfolios, with some adding to these positions in a big way from the first quarter to the second.

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