Nervous Fund Managers, Oil’s Slippery Slope, And The SEC Fee Probe Jan7

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Beware of Nervous Fund Managers When it comes to mutual-fund managers, the adage may be true: No guts, no glory. Investment professionals who are too scared about losses tend to perform more poorly overall, hurting both their investors and their own careers, contends a soon-to-be published study. As a result, fund companies should be doing more to screen

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Agecroft Partners: Top HF industry trends for 2015 Jan6

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Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends through their contact with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations. Because the hedge fund industry is very dynamic and constantly changing, it is important for firms to anticipate what changes are likely to occur. Those who effectively evolve

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AUM Over Three Trillion, A Deadline Extended, And Whitney’s Biggest Investor Sues Dec25

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Hedge Fund AUM Up To $3.070 Trillion A two-month decline in hedge fund performance came to an end in November as the hedge fund industry saw positive results last month, according to the November 2014 eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report.   Via: Hedgeco.net Federal Reserve Extends Deadline for Banks to Sell Hedge Fund Stakes The Federal Reserve extended the deadline for bank

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Russian Turm-Oil, 2014 Ceo Screw-Ups, And The Options Wipe Out Dec17

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Turmoil Boosts Hedge Funds That Bet Against Russia, Oil Randy Smith’s Alden Global Capital has been betting against the ruble for the past month and a half. Yesterday, it paid off when Russia’s currency fell as much as 19 percent. Alden, a $1.8 billion New York-based hedge fund firm, is emerging as one of the

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An Alternative View of Liquid Alternatives – Concept Capital Dec12

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This interview was written by James Williams and originally published on HedgeWeek. Concept Capital’s Jack Seibald (pictured) discusses the risks of ’40 Act liquid alternatives, the potential mismatch between managers and investors, fund investor alienation, and why prime brokers might raise their costs to support the ‘short’ side of these funds. Jack is also an Executive in Hedge

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