Saturday, 30 August 2014
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May 20 2014 | 2:29pm ET
A federal judge has thrown the book at a South Dakota hedge fund fraudster.
Randy Hansen was sentenced yesterday to nine years in prison. Hansen was convicted in January of ripping off investors in his RAHFCO hedge funds to the tune of $18 million in a Ponzi scheme.
Prosecutors had sought 11 years or more for Hansen.
Hansen’s co-conspirator, Anthony Johnson, is already doing time for the crime.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...