Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 13 hours ago
Oct 7 2011 | 10:39am ET
A hedge fund manager who pleaded guilty in the Galleon Group insider-trading case has now settled Securities and Exchange Commission civil charges against him.
Steven Fortuna will pay $300,000 under a settlement approved by a federal judge. He pleaded guilty in 2009 to trading on a tip he received from former New Castle Partners executive Danielle Chiesi, a key member of Galleon founder Raj Rajaratnam's insider-trading ring.
The SEC agreed to drop its charges against Fortuna's hedge fund, S2 Capital Management, which has "ceased operations and is essentially defunct."
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 ...