Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) manages the $150 billion Westport, Connecticut-based hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund firm in the world. The equity portfolio at Bridgewater has a total value of only $7.98 billion. According to filings disclosed Thursday, Dalio added 139 new positions to it in the second quarter.
The total equity portfolio contains 341 positions, though three account for roughly three-quarters of it: Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO), SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) and iShares MSCI Emerging Market Income ETF (EEM). Continue Reading »