Emerging Manager 2015 Travel Planner Nov20

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. As emerging managers start thinking about capital raising for 2015, it’s time to think about travel planning and investor meetings. Even though a recent survey of investors found that two-thirds are willing to meet with a manager in whom they don’t plan to invest, who… Read more »

The Daily Intelligence Briefing: Focus On Net Neutrality Nov17

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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 – November 17th, 2014 Today’s Issue Cluster: Net Neutrality  Telecoms… Read more »

Mi Alpha Pi – A Look At The Sources of Alpha Nov11

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. While at the Grosvenor Small and Emerging Managers Conference last week in Chicago, I started thinking about alpha. Despite all of the naysayers out there quick to announce the death of alpha, I would actually suggest that alpha is alive and well and living in many portfolios…. Read more »

October volatility: Is it crowded in here or is it just me? Nov7

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By Stan Altshuller Introduction Many investors have observed the slow, relentless decline of alpha generated by hedge fund managers. As the industry continues to grow, fewer unique opportunities for alpha exist. Those pockets of dislocation attract a large number of smart, driven managers focused on exploiting those opportunities. Multiple managers participating in similar trade ideas leads… Read more »

Hedged News: Funds Tweeting, A G.O.P. Party, And The New Bond King Nov5

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SEC asked to Strengthen Hedge Fund Advertising Rules Increasing numbers of hedge funds are tweeting and establishing websites. A little more than a year after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allowed private investment funds to advertise, the agency is being asked to strengthen its rules regarding solicitations. In a letter to SEC Chairwoman Mary… Read more »