Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 57 min ago
Mar 7 2011 | 4:40pm ET by Deirdre Brennan
For those of you who know me personally, you know that the articles on FINalternatives contain but a fraction of the industry knowledge (read: gossip) that my colleagues and I are privy to each day. While we have no intention of turning into a Page Six or a Dealbreaker (we couldn’t if we tried, Bess Levin is just too damn funny), we have decided to add a casual blog feature to FINalternatives.
In this blog, my colleagues and I will point out upcoming industry events, links to interesting articles, and, perhaps even some juicy unconfirmed tidbits of gossip that don’t quite measure up to our usual standards for news. And in true blog fashion, this section will allow for comments, so we hope to hear from you.
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 ...