Money Manager Report Cards Mar15

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I was going through some old papers recently and, lo and behold, stumbled across my first grade report card. Since I’ve often struggled with authority figures, I opened it with some trepidation and discovered a few tidbits about the past. Much like many employers today, achieving a rating of “outstanding” was impossible by Mrs. Northem’s

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The Perfect Hedge Feb19

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In a world of negative yields, oil price roller coasters, European bank weakness, and intra-day volatility, it is natural to want to add a loss floor, minimize return volatility, or both. Even for the most disciplined long-term asset managers and their investors, it is hard to not get distracted by this developing trend of volatility. How do you ensure you are prepared for the next stage of stabilization until these left tail events move in the expected range?

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Are Collapsing Chinese Equities Just the Tip of the Iceberg?- Interview with a Tudor PM Jan21

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Markets have experienced a significant shift in the last year as QE equity rally seems to have taken a backseat to growing concerns that all is not well in the global investing climate. One major shift that is beginning to play out is the rapidly changing dynamics of China as a global industrial leader and its attempt to become more service oriented economy. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Amit Hampel, a former Portfolio Manager at Tudor and CEO and Chief Market Strategist of Macro Made Simple, LLC, an investment consulting firm that makes clients aware of major macroeconomic shifts and helps them avoid the pitfalls that come with macro event risk.

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