Monday, 20 October 2014
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Feb 17 2006 | 12:00am ET
Investment advisory firm Ivory Asset Management and alternatives manager FrontPoint Partners ended their collaboration this week. The firms had been working together since mid-2003.
“Both firms have agreed to a separation plan that will result in a smooth transition of services from FrontPoint to Ivory and the uninterrupted management of several absolute return strategies by Ivory,” Ivory told FINalternatives.
Monica Everett, spokeswoman for FrontPoint, said, “FrontPoint’s primary goals are protection of investor capital and providing investor choice. This transition accomplishes both.” Both firms declined to elaborate further.
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 ...