Stories

  • China Bound

    January 25, 2006

    Hedge funds are competing to capitalize on China's extraordinary growth and dazzling prospects. But translating that into soaring returns often requires hard-to-come-by native know-how.

  • Connecting the Dots

    January 25, 2006

    Managing research has become an electronic and paper nightmare. New software not only helps untangle the mess, it can also help generate new investment ideas.

  • Finding Religion

    January 25, 2006

  • Gaining Ground

    January 25, 2006

    U.S. pension funds are looking across the Atlantic for investment returns. Our ranking of the biggest single-manager European hedge funds shows which firms are benefiting the most.

  • Getting Better

    January 25, 2006

  • Glory Days

    January 25, 2006

    Pequot founder Art Samberg managed one of the largest hedge funds in the world before a split with his partner reduced his firm by half. Now he has embarked on an ambitious plan for Pequot to regain its place among the hedge fund elite.

  • InvestorForum

    January 25, 2006

  • Macro-Cycle Diaries

    January 25, 2006

    Thirty-year Morgan Stanley veteran Barton Biggs offers an insightful, engaging and often hilarious first-person account of the hedge fund industry in an exclusive excerpt from his recently published book Hedgehogging.

  • Making Waves

    January 25, 2006

    Since he arrived in San Diego County two years ago, David Deutsch has made a splash, firing traditional managers and hiring new hedge fund firms to boost returns at what was already the U.S.'s top-ranked public pension plan.

  • Matching Expectations with Reality

    January 25, 2006

    Investors and hedge funds, whose relationship is often built on mistrust, need to learn to overcome adversity together.

  • Operation Due Diligence

    January 25, 2006

  • Pension Corner

    January 25, 2006

  • Re-creating Credit Suisse

    January 25, 2006

  • Revenge of the Arbs

    January 25, 2006

    After several years of meager returns, merger arbitrageurs are set to prove the skeptics wrong.

  • Scoreboard

    January 25, 2006

  • Survival of the Fittest

    January 25, 2006

  • Trade Secrets

    January 25, 2006

    Hedge fund managers are notoriously demanding and secretive when it comes to trading. Our second annual survey of hedge fund traders identifies the brokerage firms and electronic markets that serve them best.


 

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