Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 16 hours ago
Apr 16 2014 | 2:54pm ET
A top UBS banker is poised to join Fortress Investment Group’s credit and real-estate business.
Rajeev Misra is preparing to leave the Swiss bank, Bloomberg News reports. He’ll become a senior managing director at Fortress, working under Peter Briger, its head of credit.
Misra is currently a senior adviser to UBS’ executive board, a position he has held since June. He previously served as co-head of fixed-income and head of financial solutions. Prior to joining UBS, he worked at Deutsche Bank.
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 ...