Is Your Press Release Newsworthy? Best Practices to Create a Successful Release May20

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Whether you are a first-time author of a press release or seasoned professional, it’s easy to get so carried away as excitement builds over a promotional opportunity that we may easily forget to take a step back and consider the need for a reality check. Before rushing into a PR campaign or crafting a single news announcement on behalf of a hedge fund, asset allocator or service provider to the alternative investment community, consider a rundown or checklist of communication tips and traps highlighted below

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Hedge Fund Truth – Don’t Believe Everything You Read May17

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It’s time for another animated installment of The Hedge Fund Truth! Turn up your speakers, close your door and watch this week’s video blog. This video looks at some of the truths and fictions around the hedge fund industry, focusing around recent bad press about returns, fees and a shortage of talent. It asks if the

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The Coming Oil Boom: Supply Declines Face Limited Spare Capacity May13

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We expect oil to hit an inflection point around 3Q16, when inventory drawdowns push the market to consider forward-looking, half-cycle costs of production (above $60/bbl). Lacking a regulator with spare capacity, the lagged effects on supply from unprecedented capex cuts will drive prices much higher by the end of the decade. Here we build upon our analysis from September 2015, Breaking Point: Capitalizing an Oil Glut, and its Consequences to discuss the market tightness exacerbated by increasingly frequent supply disruptions and characterize an investment that combines low-cost base value with leverage to rising prices.

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Kicking The Buckets May3

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  Ever since that mawkish movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman came out in 2007, it seems people can’t stop talking about their “bucket lists”. There have been songs written about the topic (“I went 2.7 seconds on a bull named Fu Man Chu…”), Internet memes created, and the phrase has completely wormed its

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