Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 18 min ago
Oct 21 2014 | 12:41pm ET
In the second half of our interview with Nouriel Roubini, FINalternatives editor-in-chief Deirdre Brennan speaks with the renowned economist about IMF policies, the risk posed by shadow banking systems, and the possibility of a hard landing in China.
"Our view at Roubini [Global Economics] is that there are two extreme views about China and they’re both wrong," he says. "So our baseline has growth this year is barely above 7% reaching 6.5% by next year and 5.5% by 2016. Now 5.5% is not a real hard landing, but it’s not a soft landing."
Oct 22 2014 | 9:29am ET
Technology provider Eze Castle Integration is offering a new and improved version of its Eze Managed Suite.
Oct 22 2014 | 7:26am ET
Hedge Connection, which connects alternative investment funds with investors, is launching the Winter Challenge 2015 stock selection competition, hosted by the firm’s charity partner Portfolios with Purpose (PwP).
Oct 22 2014 | 6:42am ET
Third Point has taken a stake in biotechnology giant Amgen Inc.—and is urging the company to consider a split.
Oct 22 2014 | 6:40am ET
Hedge fund redemptions fell to nearly the lowest level of the year in October, according to new data from SS&C Technologies.
Oct 22 2014 | 6:37am ET
Former SAC Capital Advisors trader Mathew Martoma’s days of freedom number less than 20, after a federal judge yesterday rejected his bid to remain free while appealing his insider-trading conviction.
Oct 22 2014 | 6:35am ET
Pershing Square Capital Management has accused the Allergan Inc. CEO of running a smear campaign against would-be acquirer Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.More News
Oct 21 2014 | 2:57am ET
If D.J. Paul were a real estate development, he would be described as “multi-use.” Before co-founding the New York-based real-estate crowdfunding platform Propellr with his college roommate, Todd Lippiatt, Paul studied philosophy, sold mortgage-backed securities, produced movies and lobbied Washington to get the JOBS Act passed—among other pursuits.
Oct 16 2014 | 4:12am ET
European equity hedge fund managers have had a tough time so far this year. The EuroHedge European Long Short Hedge Fund Index is up just 2.1% through August and many pure long/short equity managers have reported negative YTD returns. The underlying rotations within European equity markets that have taken place this year have been counter-intuitive at times and difficult to navigate. Melanie Rijkenberg, Associate Director at PAAMCO, explains.
Oct 20 2014 | 9:20am ET
A group of alleged stripper-thieves—whose victims include a hedge-fund manager—all face jail time under plea deals proffered by prosecutors.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...