Monday, 1 September 2014
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Aug 12 2010 | 12:59pm ET
Hedge funds have increased their U.S. Treasury bonds trading by a factor of almost seven this year, aiming to profit from the usually sedate market.
Hedge funds account for 20% of T-bond trading this year, up from 3% last year, according to Greenwich Associates. The Financial Times reports the spike in T-bond trading stems from both their growing volatility and pricing inefficiencies stemming from the Federal Reserve’s current monetary policy.
Those pricing inefficiencies—caused by the combination of larger issuance and quantitative easing—have created a slew of opportunities for relative value hedge funds, according to the FT.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...