Falcone Steps Down, the HSBC Leak, and Mitigating Taxes Nov26

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Philip Falcone, Hedge Fund Chief in Exile, Is Stepping Down Philip A. Falcone, the hedge fund manager who made billions betting against the housing market and then lost a bundle trying to build a wireless network, is once again trying to reinvent himself. In a surprising move, Mr. Falcone is stepping down as the chief

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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