First quarter blues - CNBC Many of last year’s high-fliers, particularly tech stocks, took a beating in the first quarter which led to some very poor results for some of the biggest hedge funds. According to CNBC, hedge funds suffered their worst first quarter since the financial crisis with an average gain of just 1.23%… No flash in… Read more »
Social media has been a game changer when it comes to consumers and their ability to research and review companies or services online. Many service providers, including investment advisors, have some form of social media presence including blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others. The SEC recently issued guidelines on what is, and what is not, acceptable… Read more »
Lessons Learned from Englander, Soros, Druckenmiller et al. One of the Executives in Hedge Connection’s Boardroom, Larry Chiarello from SkyView Investment Advisors, discusses individual traits that some of the outstanding managers possess. Members of Hedge Connection can sign in and see Larry’s Profile. (If you are not signed up for Hedge Connection you can become… Read more »
Long-term M&A Cycle Creates Opportunity in Banking Industry.. (1) While this white paper was written in 2012, it still holds relevant as the consolidation in the banking space, particularly among smaller US community and regional banks, is alive and well and expected to play out in the coming years. It should be noted that… Read more »
Discussion of the Shell pension fund’s decision to begin to allocate to hedge funds.