BlueCrest Capital’s GLD Stake Increases Significantly in Latest Quarterly Filing

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlueCrest Capital Management’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 32 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $174.909 million.

  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 98,000 shares with a market value of $14,308,000. This comprised 6.66% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 682,300 shares with a market value of $107,844,336. This comprised 38.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 584,300. About Company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets. Gold Demand Increases As Central Bank Purchases Jump 556%>>
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners Etf (AMEX:GDX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,000 shares with a market value of $218,360. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 398,931 shares with a market value of $22,017,001. This comprised 7.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 394,931. About Company: Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield of the Amex Gold Miners Index.
  • Ishares S&p Global 100 Index (NYSE:IOO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 355,299 shares with a market value of $23,097,989. This comprised 10.75% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 276,720 shares with a market value of $14,837,726. This comprised 5.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -78,579. About Company: iShares S&P Global 100 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the S&P Global 100 Index. The Index is designed to measure the performance of large trans-national companies that are of major importance in the global markets.
  • Ipath S&p 500 Vix Mid-term Futures Etn (NYSE:VXZ): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 134,800 shares with a market value of $6,789,876. This comprised 3.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 84,600 shares with a market value of $6,192,720. This comprised 2.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -50,200. About Company: iPATH S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN is an exchange-traded note issued in the USA. The Note will provide investors with a cash payment at the scheduled maturity or early redemption based on the performance of its underlying index, the S&P 500 Mid-Term VIX Futures TR Index.
  • Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners Etf (AMEX:GDXJ): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 150,915 shares with a market value of $4,248,257. This comprised 1.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 150,915. About Company: Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF is an exchange traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners Index. The Fund will normally invest at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the Fund’s benchmark index.
  • Metlife Inc. (NYSE:MET): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 145,400 shares with a market value of $4,072,654. This comprised 1.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 145,400. About Company: MetLife, Inc. provides individual insurance, employee benefits and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the regions of Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Company’s products include life insurance, annuities, automobile and homeowners insurance, retail banking and other financial services to individuals as well as group insurance.
  • Ishares Silver Trust (AMEX:SLV): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 344,200 shares with a market value of $11,647,728. This comprised 5.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 80,700 shares with a market value of $2,333,037. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -263,500. About Company: iShares Silver Trust is a trust formed to invest in silver. The assets of the trust consist primarily of silver held by the custodian on behalf of the trust. The objective of the trust is for the shares to reflect the price of silver owned by the trust, less the trust’s expenses and liabilities.
  • Keycorp (NYSE:KEY): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 23,375 shares with a market value of $194,714. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 322,400 shares with a market value of $1,911,832. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 299,025. About Company: KeyCorp is a financial services holding company. The Company provides a wide range of retail and commercial banking, commercial leasing, investment management, consumer finance and investment banking products and services to individual, corporate and institutional clients.
  • Consumer Discret Select Sector Spdr (NYSE:XLY): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 105,000 shares with a market value of $4,222,050. This comprised 1.97% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 54,600 shares with a market value of $1,903,356. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -50,400. About Company: Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Index. The Index includes companies in the automobile, consumer durables, apparel, media, hotel and leisure industries.
  • The Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 126,841 shares with a market value of $3,249,667. This comprised 1.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 96,700 shares with a market value of $1,797,653. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -30,141. About Company: Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) is a global financial services company. The Company provides financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services.

(Note: Data regarding BlueCrest Capital Management’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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