Impact of Brexit: UK, EU And Non-EU Alternative Fund Managers Are Unlikely To Be Significantly Adversely Affected Jul11

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The full impact of Brexit for the alternative funds sector will not be known for some time. But in this article we argue that UK, EU and non-EU alternative fund managers are unlikely to be significantly adversely affected and that even in a worst case scenario there will be relatively straightforward work-arounds

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Foresight Is Better Than Hindsight Jun6

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The Lake Wobegon Effect—where, according to its creator, Garrison Keillor, ‘all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average’—relates to the tendency to overestimate one’s achievements and capabilities in relation to others. Lake Wobegon seems to be alive and well in the hedge fund industry, where every manager thinks they are above average, despite a wide range of evidence to the contrary

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The Daily Shot 4/15/16: Global Macro Currents Apr15

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Greetings, Let’s begin with China where we see further signs of economic improvement. 1. March industrial output, fixed asset investment, retail sales – all beat expectations. Stimulus starting to work? Source: Investing.com Source: Investing.com 2. China’s new loans rose to CNY 1.37 trillion, topping expectations. Credit is flowing. Here is a longer-term chart showing growth

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