Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Aug 25 2011 | 12:42am ET
London-based Hawker Capital has launched a global macro fund, seeking to profit from the European sovereign debt crisis.
The new Vulcan Global Macro Fund is helmed by Jan Szilagyi, who joined Hawker last year from Duquesne Capital Management. At Duquesne, which founder Stanley Druckenmiller closed last year, Szilagyi was a senior macro analyst, based in New York, HFMWeek reports.
Morgan Stanley owns a minority stake in Hawker, which specializes in long/short commodities strategies.
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 ...