Why Hedge Funds May Be (Secretly) Cheering a Trump Victory

While few hedge fund managers openly supported Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, they figure to be big beneficiaries if he carries out his promised plans.

For 19 months hedge fund managers were, for the most part, reluctant to support Donald Trump — at least in public — even though he was the nominee for the GOP, the historic party of choice for the wealthiest class.

Several even went out of their way to denigrate him, such as Elliott Management Corp.’s

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