Stories

  • A Right Royal Manager

    December 05, 2003

    LGT Capital Partners purveys alternative investments fit for a prince. Its skill is winning it a wide circle of admirers.

  • GE Whiz

    December 05, 2003

    John Myers relies on hedge funds to turbocharge GE's pension plan. That may help explain why it is $5 billion overfunded.

  • Hedging Commitments

    December 05, 2003

    "WE AIM TO ACHIEVE an 8.5 percent return," says John Myers, CEO of General Electric Asset Management.

  • How Hedge Funds Rate Wall Street Analysts

    December 05, 2003

    Hedge funds differ from long-only managers when it comes to judging Wall Street research. Here's what the funds want and who's delivering it.

  • How Hedge Funds Rate Wall Street Analysts: Index

    December 05, 2003

  • How Hedge Funds Rate Wall Street Analysts: Top AnalystsTables

    December 05, 2003

  • How the Strong Survive

    December 05, 2003

    How the Strong Survive • Life After Knight • Skandia Hedges Its Bets • Sound Off: Paul Atkins and Richard Phillips on SEC Registration of Hedge Funds

  • PRIM and Proper

    December 05, 2003

    The Massachusetts retirement fund will move $1.5 billion, or 5 percent of its assets, into hedge funds. It won't dawdle: A cool $1 billion should be invested by next summer.

  • Quality Control

    December 05, 2003

    Run the numbers, but don't forget "soft" measures when picking managers.

  • Roller Coaster

    December 05, 2003

    Investors in former junk bond trader David Tepper's Appaloosa fund are used to fabulous ups and dismal downs. This year they ought to be ecstatic.

  • The Fund of Funds 50

    December 05, 2003

    Pension money is concentrating among a few firms in our second annual ranking of the world’s largest multimanager hedge fund firms.

  • Who's Next?

    December 05, 2003

    Eliot Spitzer says he’s not finished with the hedge fund industry. Meanwhile, the SEC’s efforts to more closely regulate it might be losing steam. Plus: A Q&A with New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer



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