Jun 30 2006 | 1:21am ET
Hedge funds were no doubt affected by the grumbling in the markets in May, with many funds seeing significant losses. But while preliminary results show that June is proving kinder for hedge funds, Mary Ann Bartels, chief market analyst and head of technical analysis at Merrill Lynch, doesn't think that we are out of the woods just yet.
"The market is extremely oversold and there are a lot of shorts, so we can get a short covering rally or a rally from a very over-sold condition," said Bartels, "but we don't think that the corrective process is completed yet and we are still looking at the 15-20% correction that we talked about earlier this year from peak to trough in the S&P500" (FINalternatives 1/13/06).
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…