Monday, 27 April 2015
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Dec 13 2007 | 10:39am ET
Man Investments recently said that uncertainty over the U.S. economy was likely to create substantial trading opportunities for hedge funds in 2008 but possible market disruptions could affect some strategies.
In its annual review and preview report on the hedge fund industry, the firm predicts that hedge fund strategies likely to prosper next year will include relative value, event driven and managed futures. For the event-driven hedge funds, the report’s authors expect continued strength despite the recent slowdown in the number of mergers and acquisitions.
In addition,managed futures strategies will benefit from difficult market conditions since these have,historically, created strong market trends, which directional programs can exploit.
Thomas Della Casa, head of the research at Man Investments and co-author of the report said: “The big challenge for hedge funds next year will be to adapt to the different possible macroeconomic scenarios that will materialize. Volatility will continue to be the key factor in determining how vigorously hedge funds perform.”
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…