Jun 23 2006 | 9:13pm ET
By Mark Smith, Guest Columnist
Oh how times have changed! Markets down, volatility up, dollar down, interest rates up, gold down (well, this week anyway). A lot going on in the world with terrorists, wars, nuclear threats, oil threats and options being back dated…gh! Many years ago some smart person said, "With adversity comes opportunity." Right, they never had to trade these markets! That's why God created shrinks, single-malt scotch and risk managers to help us through these trying times.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…