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The FBI arrested film-producer David R. Bergstein this Wednesday on charges that he and his partner Keith D. Wellner defrauded investors of more than $26 million through three separate Cayman Island-exempted hedge funds in 2011 and 2012. An indictment unsealed in a Manhattan federal court this week detailed Bergstien and Wellner’s scam, revealing how Bergstien used his ill-gotten gains to fund an excessively opulent lifestyle

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    Index • Emerging Markets • Asia • The Eurozone • Europe • The United States • Global Developments • Equity Markets • Credit • Commodities • Funding Markets • Food for Thought Emerging Markets The outcome of the US presidential elections is sending shockwaves through emerging markets. The panic in some of the

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After arranging and coaching speakers for numerous short videos filmed by Asset TV during two recent Hedge Fund industry conferences – Hedgeopolis in New York and Global Fund Forum in Bermuda – I wanted to share a variety of takeaways including media advice a/k/a speaking tips for newbies. Many of these short videos by industry professionals representing hedge fund managers, allocators, service providers and regulators reflected first time experiences on camera and were unplanned or scheduled on extremely short notice including hours or even minutes in advance. Overall, the presenters stepped up to the challenge remarkably well, especially with very condensed or no media coaching. Whether you are considering this type of opportunity for the first time, planning further videos or completely frightened of the camera lights, my observations and advice are designed to provide useful tips and help you avoid common traps

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  Index • Emerging Markets • The United Kingdom • The Eurozone • Europe • Japan • The United States • Equity Markets • Alternatives • Energy • Commodities • Bitcoin • Food for Thought Emerging Markets 1. Let’s begin with the situation in Egypt, where the central bank hiked rates as it prepared to

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