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New Whitepaper: Managed Futures and Hedge Funds: A Match Made in Heaven

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A newly released white paper featuring hedge funds, Revisiting Kat’s Managed Futures and Hedge Funds: A Match Made in Heaven (pdf), has been released by hedge fund risk management and research firm Sunrise Capital Partners LLC. The whitepaper points out […]

Opinion: JOBS ACT to Revolutionize Hedge Fund Marketing

By Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA, Managing Member at Agecroft Partners, LLC. – There have been a number of recent articles that have been written about the JOBS ACT and it’s implication on the hedge fund industry. I think this could […]

Jeffrey Sachs on the US economy: ‘It’s been an amazing ride for the rich’

New York (HedgeCo.net)  - Jeffrey Sachs in conversation at the Guardian Open Weekend. Here, he discusses how globalisation has exacerbated income inequalities and the control over politics exerted by the rich, citing the Occupy movement which he describes as a […]

Wall St. attacks Obama for tactic it uses

Washington Post – In 2008, Wall Street backed Barack Obama. Hedge fund operators, private equity investors and mega-bank executives gave his campaign twice the amount they contributed to John McCain. Many of the financial masters of the universe saw in […]

Strategic Hedge Fund Planning

By Attorney Hannah M. Terhune, JD, LLM (Taxation) 2012 - Creating a hedge fund to protect and manage your assets or the assets of others for a fee is a practical way to earn a living. Successful hedge funds continue to […]

Year-End Tax Update: A look at carried interest and fund tax efficiency

New York (J.H. Cohn LLP) – Another year has passed, but President Obama still has not been able to pass his “Carried Interest” bill. Advisers, as year-end approaches, will benefit from reviewing pending legislation and other issues, including business structure, […]

Agecroft Partners Believes Hedge Fund Branding Drives a Majority of Asset Flows

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows have gone to a small minority of hedge funds with the strongest brands, marking a change from the pre-2008 environment. A […]

Will Hedge Fund Insider Get a 24-Year Sentence?

New York (HedgeCo.net) – It’s a busy week for sentencings stemming from the Galleon Group insider trading scheme, according to Artur Davis, a White Collar and Government Investigations expert. Yesterday, Emanuel Goffer, convicted alongside his brother Zviand another trader for their role, was sentenced to […]

New BNY Hedge Fund Whitepaper: ‘Filling the Void: Transparency and the Rise of Custodian Banks.’

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a new opinion piece, BNY Mellon CEO of Alternative and Broker-Dealer Services Brian Ruane argues that recent industry and economic events will see custody banks continue to play a larger role providing services to hedge […]

Choosing A Minimally Viable Co-Founder

On Startups – If you’re starting a company, one of the most important decisions you’ll make early on is the selection of a co-founder. Some might advocate just “going it alone” because finding a great co-founder is hard and fraught […]

Hedge Fund Maestro: How to Stop a Second Great Depression

By George Soros – Financial markets are driving the world towards another Great Depression with incalculable political consequences. The authorities, particularly in Europe, have lost control of the situation. They need to regain control and they need to do so […]

Copper is the New Gold, Predicts Global Macro Hedge Fund Manager

Steve Shafer, Chief Investment Officer for Covenant Financial Services, LLC (“Covenant Investors”), thinks copper may soon rival gold as the world’s most sought-after metal because of its key role in China’s unprecedented electrification efforts. Unlike gold, he adds, the copper […]

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