Stories

  • Asia's Top Hedge Fund Analysts - HFASRT

    July 26, 2006

  • Asia's Top Hedge Fund Analysts - HFASRT Leaders

    July 26, 2006

  • Asia's Top Hedge Fund Analysts - HFASRT Methodology

    July 26, 2006

  • Asia's Top Hedge Fund Analysts - HFL Vs AART

    July 26, 2006

  • Asia's Top Hedge Fund Analysts - Weighting the Results

    July 21, 2006

  • The Asia Hedge Fund 25

    July 21, 2006

  • A New Measure for Measuring

    July 20, 2006

    Researchers at Columbia University have developed a new way to compare investing in funds of hedge funds versus going direct.

  • Asia's Top Analysts

    July 20, 2006

    For hedge fund managers, investing is all about absolute returns. Here are the Asian analysts they say are tops at helping them achieve them.

  • CLASS REVIEW: Distressed-Securities Funds

    July 20, 2006

    Hedge fund managers who invest in distressed securities have built up their war chests lately in hopes of picking off the spoils when markets turn nasty.

  • Cultural Divide

    July 20, 2006

    Since joining Financial Risk Management a year ago, Carrie McCabe has sparked an American revolution at the conservative British fund of hedge funds.

  • Europe Rules

    July 20, 2006

    On July 4, as all eyes in Europe were focused on Dortmund, where home team Germany was playing its semifinal World Cup soccer match against rival Italy, a group appointed by the European Commission in Brussels released with little fanfare a 39-page report on hedge funds.

  • Future Gains

    July 20, 2006

    During the past five years, hedge funds have sparked phenomenal growth in the electronic trading of futures contracts and options at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and no one has had a better view of the action than Tina Lemieux.

  • Horse Sensitivity

    July 20, 2006

    Hedge fund manager Jeffrey Tucker is speaking out for horses that have the odds stacked against them.

  • InvestorForum

    July 20, 2006

    Almost 70 percent of institutional investors responding to our latest InvestorForum survey believe short-sellers perform a useful market function.

  • J.P. Morgan's Smackdown

    July 20, 2006

    A year and a half ago, Jamie Dimon, then-president of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., said it was too late for the U.S.'s third-largest bank to get on the hedge fund train.

  • Mandates

    July 20, 2006

    Activity among corporate pension funds has picked up recently with Boeing Co. and International Paper Co. looking to increase their hedge fund allocations.

  • Not in my Backyard

    July 20, 2006

    Living in the heart of hedge fund country, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal pledges to take action if the SEC and Congress don't regulate his neighbors.

  • Scoreboard

    July 20, 2006

    Hedge fund returns by strategy, sorted by investment process, asset class and geographic focus, through May 31, 2006.

  • Shuhei Abe

    July 20, 2006

    With hedge funds representing half of its nearly $14 billion in assets, Sparx Asset Management is Asia's biggest hedge fund manager. Founder Shuhei Abe intends to keep it that way.

  • Strategies: Chicago Transit Authority

    July 20, 2006

    When former McKinsey & Co. consultant Carl Lingenfelter was asked to work his magic on the ailing Chicago Transit Authority and its financially challenged $1.2 billion pension fund in November 2003, it was the latest in a string of tough, high-profile assignments.

  • The Asia Hedge Fund 25

    July 20, 2006

    Investors are pouring money into hedge funds that invest in Asia, hoping to capitalize on the region's economic growth and capital markets expansion.

  • The Play's the Thing

    July 20, 2006

    Robert Chapman Jr., founder and manager of $300 million activist hedge fund Chapman Capital, has a reputation for theatrics.

  • With Activism Comes Accountability

    July 20, 2006

    Maligned by some as short-term agitators, activist investors bring real meaning to the words "owners capitalism."

  • Worcester Retirement System

    July 20, 2006

    After getting caught in the bear market downdraft of 2002, James DelSignore, auditor of the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, and chairman of the board of its retirement fund, Worcester Retirement System, decided it was time for a change.

  • Word Games

    July 20, 2006


 

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