Tag Archives: high-frequency

Citadel earned about $1 bln from high frequency trades

WSJ – Citadel Investment Group LLC earned about $1 billion last year from a unit involved in high frequency trading, the Wall Street Journal said, citing the testimony of a former employee of the hedge fund firm. According to the […]

The Dow Zero Insurgency

New York Magazine – Only a few loyal readers paid attention to the blog called Zero Hedge, a no-frills site full of arcane analysis decipherable only by finance professionals. But when a former Goldman Sachs computer programmer was arrested for […]

Equity Market Neutral Traits That Help Hedge Fund Managers Stand Out

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Credit Suisse’s Quantitative Equities Group released a new whitepaper, “Equity Market Neutral: Diversifier Across Market Cycles,” outlining the potential benefits of an Equity Market Neutral strategy. The paper details the various types of Equity Market Neutral […]

The Dust Hasn’t Settled on Wall Street, but History’s Already Repeating Itself

The Washington Post – The Wall Street herd is at it again. Even as the cleanup crew is carting away the debris left by the last financial crisis, the investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges are busy working on the […]

Citadel Hedge Fund Manager to Step Down

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Misha Malyshev, a trader for Citadel Investment Group who headed two of the firm’s hedge funds, has resigned according to a report by Bloomberg News. Malyshev seemingly had a successful run with Citadel, working for the […]

Citadel trader Malyshev resigns-report

Reuters – Citadel Investment Group LLC trader Misha Malyshev, who helped two of the firm’s hedge funds gain about 40 percent last year, has resigned, Bloomberg News said on Thursday, citing a person familiar with the firm. Malyshev was head of […]

Real Hedge Funds Don’t Need a Bull Market to Make Money

Seeking Alpha – Risk management Rule No.1: if it can happen then it will happen. Hope for the best but plan for the worst. Recent events have provided good returns for some hedge funds, hard times for other hedge funds […]