Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Aug 10 2011 | 11:00am ET by Deirdre Brennan
Market volatility has hedge fund managers on a rollercoaster, and while some funds have taken a hit, others have proven that they are indeed not correlated to broader markets.
Is your hedge fund up thus far in August? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
I know, I know, the compliance folks at your firm have scared the @#$%$ out of you and warned you never to speak to the press or the SEC will come knocking. First of all, that isn’t true. Secondly, that is why we will take our sources to our graves.
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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 ...