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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


The Diana Ross “Upside Down” Stock Market (And Sentiment Results)…
Upside down Boy, you turn me inside out And ’round and ’round
The TikTok “Hit It, Get It” Stock Market
In this week’s AAII Sentiment Survey result, Bullish Percent ticked down to 45.9% from 47.1% last week. Bearish Percent declined to 23.8% from 25.4% last week.
The “Roaring Kitty” Stock Market
There is mania, euphoria, and fear – all at the same time. So long as that fear stays in-tact the market can climb the “Wall of Worry”, but it is unclear how pronounced that “fear” is.
The “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” Stock Market
Where is the Risk? Where is the Opportunity? Taking a page from Bob Dylan's book.
The 50 Cent “In Da Club” Stock Market (And Sentiment Results)
The majority of the retail purchases are short-dated “out of the money” call options. 
The “Amazing Grace” Stock Market (And Sentiment Results)
In this week’s AAII Sentiment Survey result, Bullish Percent ticked down to 42.5% from 45.2% on January 6. Bearish Percent rose to 34.5% from 31.7% on January 6.


Latest Comments
Indicator Of The Day: Dow Volume McClellan Summation Index
3 months ago

When more money flows in on the buy side the price goes up. Simple supply and demand. If there was equal money on both sides, the price would never change.

The Taylor Swift “Bad Blood” Energy Market (and Sentiment Results)
1 year ago

Thanks Ayelet. Appreciate it!

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AAII Sentiment Survey Results: Know When To Hold ‘Em
1 year 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?
1 year 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…
1 year ago

You're welcome

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Work Experience

Chairman and Managing Member
Great Hill Capital, LLC
January 2015 - Present (6 years 4 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