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Oct 26 2012 | 1:48pm ET
Tiger Management founder Julian Robertson thinks hedge funds that have positioned themselves for a “disaster” may be in for one themselves.
“I think right now they are all scared; they have made a mistake. They are really only going to be profitable in the event of a big disaster,” Robertson told Bloomberg TV.
Robertson established Tiger in 1980 with $8 billion and saw assets peak at $22 billion in 1998. The fund delivered average annual returns of 30%. Robertson is equally well known for having launched the careers of star managers like Lee Ainslie of Maverick Capital and Stephen Mandel of Lone Pine and for seeding the so-called 'tiger cubs.'
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.