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Investors see hedge funds as less important-poll

Reuters – The days of hedge funds as a red-hot asset class may be cooling, according to a new survey released by fund research firm Morningstar on Monday. Nearly half of all financial advisers who help wealthy people invest their […]

Growth in Alternative Investments Among Institutions and Financial Advisors Expected to Continue

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar and Barron’s today released highlights of a recent national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments among institutions and financial advisors. “Our survey found that both institutions and advisors want alternative investments […]

Desjardins pulls funds amid market plunge

Globe and Mail – Desjardins Group is winding down hedge fund-linked products, as Canada’s largest financial co-operative joins life insurers in dealing with problems in guaranteed investments that have been pounded by the downturn. Montreal-based Desjardins is shutting down lines […]

Asia to Create Thousands of Hedge Fund Jobs, Pinnacle Says

Bloomberg- Asia’s expanding hedge fund industry will probably create tens of thousands of jobs in the next five years, even as investment bank recruitment dries up after the U.S. subprime mortgage market collapse, said Sheridan Mather, a managing director of […]