Stories

  • Absolutely Oxford

    December 01, 2006

    With the backing of five Oxford University colleges, Karl Sternberg created an innovative investment management firm. Just don't call it a hedge fund.

  • Baskets of Plenty

    December 01, 2006

    Hedge fund managers are embracing exchange-traded funds as an easy and inexpensive way to bet on market sectors and popular indexes.

  • From Washington With Love

    December 01, 2006

    Life after politics; Eton Park's electric tango; Morgan Stanley's new landscaping; Ritchie restructures; and more.

  • Immigrant Challenge

    December 01, 2006

    Pakistan-born manager Nasser Ahmad is helping to educate the public about immigration.

  • Making the Grade

    December 01, 2006

    Mount Holyoke takes an Ivy League approach to investing its endowment, relying heavily on hedge funds.

  • Middle Worth

    December 01, 2006

    In the constant pursuit of alpha, hedge funds are using technology to enhance performance in an unlikely place — middle-office operations.

  • Native Son

    December 01, 2006

    The sudden resignation of Bob Boldt as CEO of the University of Texas Investment Management Co. was a long time in the making. Now his legacy and the future of the $20 billion endowment he managed are both in doubt.

  • Redefining Fees and Performance

    December 01, 2006

    Managers and investors both stand to gain if performance fees are charged on realized gains, not theoretical ones.

  • Taking a New Tack

    December 01, 2006

    The founders of ABS Investment Management left fund-of-funds giant Credit Suisse four years ago to focus on finding and investing in promising long-short hedge funds that are small and nimble enough to deliver outsize returns.

  • Fast Action Heroes

    November 30, 2006

    Hedge fund managers prize Wall Street research analysts with fast delivery and doable advice. Here are theri favorites.


 

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