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T.J. Hayes is Founder, Chairman and Managing Member of Great Hill Capital, LLC (a long/short equity manager based in New York City).  He started Hedge Fund Tips as a platform to share actionable insights, tips and research for investors/traders to ... more


Slippery When Wet: BAML Global Fund Manager Survey
The BAML survey is among the most important data points each month (in my view).
Nasdaq Intermediate Term Volume Momentum Oscillator - Indicator Of The Day
Our Applied Stock Market Indicator of the Day is Nasdaq Intermediate Term Volume Momentum Oscillator
Retail Sector Earnings Estimates - Revisions
The cumulative 2019 earnings power of these 30 stocks was revised down by -1.8% in the past 60 days.
Nasdaq Breadth Thrust: Indicator Of The Day
Today's indicator-in-a-minute is Nasdaq – Breadth Thrust.
Snake Oil? How Portfolio Managers View Exploration & Production Stocks
While the consensus is tilting at windmills and renewables, the opportunity may be right under their the oil and natural gas underground.
S&P 500 Advances - Indicator Of The Day
Today's applied stock market indicator is S&P 500 Advances.


Latest Comments
AAII Sentiment Survey Results: Know When To Hold ‘Em
19 days ago

I agree, not causal - coincident. But given the premature move, there will have to be continuous noise in the coming weeks to justify the initial action.

Is 3 Quarters Of Negative Earnings Bad News?
25 days ago

Hi Gary. Thanks for your comment. I addressed this point (and the lagged effect of tightening/loosening) in the second to last paragraph. Hope that helps. T.J.

AAII Sentiment Survey Results: Getting Up There…
2 months ago

You're welcome

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Work Experience

Chairman and Managing Member
Great Hill Capital, LLC
January 2015 - Present (4 years 10 months)

Long/Short Equity Strategy for accredited investors and qualified institutions.
Responsible for generating investment ideas and managing portfolio.
Produce monthly investment report to clients summarizing core portfolio positions.

Commodity/Equity Research Consultant
Cornwall Capital Management, LP
January 2013 - January 2015 (2 years 1 month)

Firm predicted the 2008 credit crisis (featured in Michael Lewis’ Book/Movie, “The Big Short”)
Offered position after generating 500% return short trade (long puts) on Soybeans late summer/fall 2012.
Responsible for generating actionable investment ideas/trades (Commodities, Equities, Currencies) with derivatives expression.

Patent Development Corp – Chief Operating Officer
Wright Investors’ Service Holdings f/k/a National
February 2011 - January 2013 (2 years)

$27mm public cash shell controlled through fund at Bedford Oak Advisors, LLC (Bedford Oak owned ~33% of common equity outstanding). Mario Gabelli (Chairman & CEO of GAMCO, Ticker: GBL) owned ~13%. Dr. Phillip Frost (Fmr. Chairman of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ticker: TEVA) owned ~10%.
Charged with responsibility to analyze and restructure shell – over two years – through managing sale of non-core assets.
Sourced, negotiated and signed up deal.

Managing Director
Bedford Oak Advisors, LLC
January 2009 - January 2013 (4 years 1 month)

Responsible for generating investment ideas for portfolio and co-managing fund positions/business.


Columbia University
Bachelor of Arts
Class of 2001