Friday, 19 December 2014
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Jun 12 2013 | 9:39am ET
The hedge fund industry couldn't be more different from baseball—and that's a good thing, according to Julian Robertson.
"Hedge funds are the antithesis of baseball. In baseball, you can hit 40 home runs on a single-A-league team and never get paid a thing," he told Forbes Magazine. "But in a hedge fund, you get paid on your batting average. So you go to the worst league you can find, where there's the least competition."
Robertson said that has been his guiding principle, "buying into forgotten markets."
"I suppose if I were younger, I would be investing in Africa," Robertson said.
Dec 1 2014 | 10:21am ET
As 2014 winds down, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services executives took some time to share their outlook on trends facing the industry in 2015. Read more…
Jeff Sprecher was simply looking for a platform to trade energies when launching ICE 14 years ago but it has grown to reach the pinnacle of both the listed futures and equities world.