In a tough year for hedge funds, some firms — especially those managing computer-driven funds — managed to grow their assets substantially.
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There’s plenty of room for improved corporate governance in emerging markets, Barger says. And investors can benefit from those changes.
Several of the government’s hard-won convictions were overturned following an appellate court ruling making it harder to prosecute for insider trading, but the government is still taking a hard look at hedge funds, a recent inquiry into New York–based Visium shows.
Which is most important when managing a hedge fund portfolio or picking an emerging manager — luck or skill? As Ted Seides writes in his new book, managers and investors alike need a little bit of both.
Managers bank on investors’ continued confidence in tech, despite recent losses.
The manager has fared better than most of his peers, but he remains cautious on the markets.
The German automaker tells the British activist firm that it agrees with most of the firm’s criticisms.
The beleaguered manager — battling redemptions, falling returns and a Wells notice — has had better times but tells Alpha that no one should be planning for his firm’s demise.
The San Francisco firm took a beating from its short book but says “substantial return opportunities” lie ahead.
Larry Robbins’s funds are struggling, but investors familiar with the firm’s track record are looking to allocate more.
Barry Rosenstein’s firm is hoping to stem a tide of losses that started last year.
Haydon talks about how his London-based firm has tackled the toughest challenges facing fund-of-funds managers — and how he has learned to spot which hedge funds are lousy at risk management.
The CEO and CIO of Protégé Partners talks about backing emerging managers and why he's not giving up on his famous bet with Warren Buffett.
The director of private investments for the school's endowment fund discusses the ways in which hedge funds and private equity are converging.
Beschloss says despite the recent carnage, emerging markets are still an attractive investment.
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Citadel's Kenneth Griffin tops the list for the second straight year, though he shares the No. 1 spot with Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons in our annual ranking of the world's highest-earning hedge fund managers.
Performance isn’t the only factor that determines how well a firm fares in the eyes of its investors — but it’s by far the most important.
The annual hedge fund cut of Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team shows that when it comes to sell-side analysts, hedge funds prefer those who aren't afraid to go out into the field.
The JANA Partners analyst says women are being trafficked into New York's illegal sex trade at an alarming rate, and Restore NYC helps them get their lives back.
The Barington Capital Group partner works with the Young Women’s Leadership Network to help disadvantaged young women earn college degrees.
The quantitative manager and the charity organization are working together to tackle New York's poverty problem.
The hedge fund manager says the Post-9/11 GI Bill doesn’t cover costs completely; he and his wife are hoping to fill the gap.
The founder of Spencer Capital and co-founder of Crutches 4 Kids explains how his organization gets mobility devices to needy children.
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