Tag Archives: tough-times


Investors eye safer funds, firms must adjust-survey

CNN Money – Money managers must offer new portfolios and keep cutting costs to survive in an era where frightened investors prefer safer fixed-income funds to stock and hedge funds, a report released Monday showed. Badly bruised by last year’s […]

Sam Jones named Hedge Fund Correspondent at Financial Times

Journalism.co.uk – The Financial Times has appointed Sam Jones as hedge fund correspondent. In his new role, Jones will be in charge of covering the global hedge fund industry. "Hedge funds are in a state of crisis: they are hugely […]

Move Over, Black Boxes: Brains Are Back

Wall Street Journal – Quantitative fund managers, who use computer models rather than human judgment to pick securities, have seen their world turned upside down by the credit crisis. The first generation of managers and their models have moved on: […]

Mutual Funds That Hedge Top Ratings List

TheStreet.com – "Desperate times call for temperate measures" might be a (corrupted) saying that describes a prudent approach to the maelstrom of the stock market. Mass redemptions resulting from turmoil in the hedge fund industry are a major factor in […]

Last-hour US market madness seen abating for now

Reuters – In the past month, traders could have shown up on Wall Street at 3 p.m. and not have missed much. The last hour, even the last min utes, of trading seemed to be the only ones that mattered […]

Wild markets bring turmoil to hedge funds

Boston Globe – Hedge funds usually thrive when markets turn volatile. But even these fast-money investors are struggling to cope with the wild swings in the markets, raising concern that some may not survive. Even before the Bush administration proposed its […]

Wild markets bring turmoil to hedge funds

Boston Globe – Hedge funds usually thrive when markets turn volatile. But even these fast-money investors are struggling to cope with the wild swings in the markets, raising concern that some may not survive. Even before the Bush administration proposed […]

Energy Hedge Funds Sputter Despite Soaring Markets

CNNMoney.com- Oil and natural gas prices have soared to new highs this year, but most energy hedge funds are having trouble turning a profit in their trades. Energy hedge fund managers interviewed by Hedge Fund Trades cited various reasons for […]

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