Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Oct 20 2014 | 9:57am ET
What keeps renowned economist Nouriel Roubini up at night? In a wide ranging interview with FINalternatives’ editor-in-chief Deirdre Brennan, the professor and chairman of Roubini Global Economics discusses the challenges facing the global economy, including the threat of a hard landing in China, the risk of a triple dip recession in the Eurozone and the possibility of a stalled U.S. recovery.
Oct 21 2014 | 10:59am ET
New money and a stronger U.S. dollar helped boost GAM Holdings' assets under management to CHF 75.6 billion (US$79.7 billion) in Q3 2014.
Oct 21 2014 | 10:24am ET
Illinois-based fund of funds Evanston Capital Management has hired the former co-head of Man Group's U.S. business.
Oct 21 2014 | 10:12am ET
Investor redemption requests ebbed in October: The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for the month measured 3.12%, down from 3.25% in September.
Oct 21 2014 | 10:07am ET
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management has closed its latest private equity secondaries fund with $1.66 billion.
Oct 21 2014 | 9:58am ET
Hedge funds were up 3.82% year to date as of end-September while assets under management recovered to $529.3 billion.
Oct 21 2014 | 7:59am ET
Sears Holdings may not own much of its Canadian unit anymore, but its largest shareholder still does.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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. 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 ...