Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Feb 23 2011 | 6:36am ET
A pair of former analysts at two top hedge funds are to launch a hedge fund of their own.
Howard Shainker and Akiva Katz have founded Bow Street, HFMWeek reports. It is unclear when the firm plans to launch its maiden fund or what strategy it will employ, although Shainker formerly covered financial services and retail and consumer stocks at hedge fund Third Point.
Katz worked at Brahman Capital before founding Bow Street.
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 ...