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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 […]

New Merlin White Paper: The Importance of Business Process Maturity and Automation in Running a Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Over the past two years, Merlin has published several white papers that are designed to highlight and help managers imple- ment industry best practices, from shoring up their business model to identifying their target investors based […]

Federal and State Securities Law on Finders, Brokers, and Finder’s Fees

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Federal and State securities law recognizes a finder as “someone who finds, interests, introduces and brings parties together for a business transaction that the parties themselves negotiate and consummate.” Unlike a broker, a finder has no […]

Warren Buffett: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

NYT – Our leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. While the poor and […]

The Global Hedge Fund Association Responds To Short Selling Bans

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The global hedge fund association, AIMA, has responded to the temporary short selling bans introduced by France, Italy, Belgium and Spain. “We do not think these bans will help the current market situation.” The Alternative Investment […]

New Hedge Fund Whitepaper: Increased Volatility, Increased Opportunity?

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A new white paper entitled, “Commodities Outlook: Increased Volatility, Increased Opportunity?” has been released by Credit Suisse’s Asset Management division. The paper examines the recent rise in the volatility of commodity prices within the context of […]

How Bad Is It?

New Yorker – After the prime-time drama of showdowns on Capitol Hill, agita in the West Wing, and a doomsday deadline averted comes the local news, wherein bad things happen to real people. Friday’s payroll report for July showed that […]

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