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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. In the 2000 movie release “Boiler Room” Greg Weinstein (in)famously talked about how to sell stocks to women. His advice? Don’t. “We don’t sell stock to women. I don’t care who it is, we don’t do it. Nancy Sinatra calls, you tell her you’re sorry.”… Read more »

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This report is provided free each week by McAlinden Research Partners to members of Hedge Connection.   Click here for the full and extensive report (login required). Below is a snapshot. Not a member yet? Join Now.   MRP   McAlinden Research Partners  | DIBS   SITE  MAIL INFO  Daily Intelligence Briefing – January 26th, 2015 Today’s Issue Cluster: Greece Greece’s new government… Read more »

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  Written by Steven Rubenstein, President of Arrow Partners (This column appeared in FundFire on January 22, 2015) As manager distribution teams begin chipping away at 2015 goals, a key driver of success will be well-structured compensation packages. Unfortunately, many firms’ sales compensation practices are poorly designed. Strategic consultant Margolis Kass Advisors found in a… Read more »

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. Recent asset flow patterns and fund closures reveal that small (and new) hedge funds may be on the endangered species list. Recent data shows that funds need at least $250 million to break even, and even that may not be enough to successfully run a… Read more »