Performance

Moore adds ETFs for lots of leverage

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It's not unusual to find a smattering of exchange-traded funds thrown into the portfolio mix at many hedge funds. But Louis Bacon's Moore Capital Management takes ETF investing to a whole new level. The firm's most recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission shows that Moore Capital had the better part of $1 billion targeted at ETFs going into the second quarter - nearly 10% of the dollar value of its total portfolio.

For instance, the firm was sitting on roughly $225 million in options in Diamonds Trust Series, the industrials-heavy AMEX-listed fund. Diamonds' top holdings