Sunday, 19 October 2014
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Oct 24 2007 | 10:58am ET
Citi Alternative Investments has named Jeffrey Gould to the newly-created role of global head of distribution. Gould joins the firm from quantitative hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, where he served as president of institutional management for two years.
Prior to his stint at Renaissance, Gould was with mutual fund firm Putnam Investments for 17 years.
Earlier this month, the unit also added Don Callahan, who before joining Citi was with Credit Suisse.
CAI is the alternative investment unit of Citi. The group, which is led by Vikram Pandit, manages products across five asset classes including private equity, hedge funds, real estate, structured products and infrastructure.
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 ...