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Five Interesting Topics on the HedgeCo Q & A Board

 The HedgeCo Q & A Board provides a forum for parties interested in the hedge fund industry to share information. Questions range from people trying to understand what makes hedge fund different from mutual funds to how to calculate complex statistics for portfolio performance. Here is a summary of five of the most popular questions.  Every industry has its excesses. […]

The third option for Hedge Funds: Increase Risk

Penny Hersher tries to analyze hedge fund ethics and how they affect regulation over on Huffington Post. There are a a couple things wrong with the assumptions that she makes, but I’ll wanted to discuss something that is taken for granted in this post. Penny assumes that the hedge fund has a high water mark and is down 20% from […]