Tag Archives: individual investors


BNY Mellon/Dreyfus Launch Two Fund of Funds

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Dreyfus Corporation, part of BNY Mellon Asset Management, announced the introduction of the Dreyfus Satellite Alpha Fund and the Dreyfus Diversified Global Fund. “Many individual investors are seeking a professionally managed solution that enables them […]

Many investors too scared to take wing

The Modesto Bee – The tantalizing climb in the stock market has made hedge fund and mutual fund managers increasingly courageous, but millions of investors with 401(k) accounts remain reluctant to trust what burned them. That could hurt them, and […]

Rating agencies blamed for securities mispricing

The Guardian – The BIS said the retreat from riskier investments such as stocks in favour of safer bonds could pressure stock markets, delaying their recovery. "Similarly, the decline in the pension wealth of households participating in defined contribution plans […]

Bair pitches hedge funds and pensions on US bank plan

Reuters – Sheila Bair, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, is in New York on Friday to meet with hedge funds, private equity funds and pension groups to promote the government’s plan to cleanse banks’ balance sheets of toxic […]

A Hedge Fund Managers Mutual Twist

CNNMoney.com – In what looks like a sign of the hard times in the hedge fund world, AQR Capital Management – one of the industry’s biggest names – is opening its doors to the retail market. In January, the investment […]

Hedge fund head ‘cooperative’ in Madoff probe

Reuters – Hedge fund founder Ezra Merkin is being cooperative with New York state’s top legal officer in its investigation of three funds as part of the probe into accused swindler Bernard Madoff, officials said on Wednesday. New York Attorney […]

Success of managed futures is a mixed bag

Chicago Tribune – Strong returns are a mixed blessing this year for investment funds that specialize in trading futures contracts. While the stock market plunged about 35 percent, managed futures funds posted annual returns of about 16 percent, according to […]

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