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Risk Factor: Paul Singer’s Elliott Capital Dips In Q1

If hedge funds aren't about outsized returns, what are they about? After years of underperformance in the industry, at least relative to total stock...

Industry trends: Hedge Fund and Investor Survey 2014

Hedge fund managers and investors are always looking for increasing ways to expand their portfolio and utilize a growing net worth pool to capitalize...

“Accredited Investor” Test Under Review

In 2012, the U.S. Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) that enhanced the ability of startup entrepreneurs and those growing...

Enhanced Investor Protection? It’s In The Cards

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued a regulatory notice requesting comment on a proposed rule to implement the Comprehensive Automated Risk Data...

Frontier Funds – Not Just Another Emerging Market

Returns versus risk is a dichotomous relationship that we just can’t seem to get away from. While it is true that the relationship exists...

What is Hedgeopolis?

The Complicated Structure of the Financial MarketAfter years of evolution and development, the investment industry today has become highly advanced in nature. No...

SEC: Hedge Fund Manager at Center of Fraud Scheme

A hedge fund manager who was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC ) in 2012 with defrauding clients around the world —...

Hedge Fund Manager Wants His Crown Back

After a 22-year reign as manager over "one of the world's biggest and most successful funds," the handing back of outside investor capital and...

Why Hedge Fund 3PMarketers Are More Important Than Ever to Investors-...

The most significant aspect of setting up a hedge fund is raising capital for it. If the manager is unable to raise the capital...

Why Hedge Fund Third Party Marketers Are More Important to Investors

Over the span of the last five years, the performance of hedge funds has been nothing but mediocre. This is not entirely surprising considering...

Guide to Hedge Funds Part 5 – Branding

The 2008 financial crisis drastically tarnished the reputation of hedge funds and, as a result, the entire investment climate changed. The investment in securities...

Guide to Hedge Funds and Branding – Part 4 Hedge Fund...

Hedge funds have thrived as an industry in the recent years due to their attractive promise of high returns, favourable policies, sophisticated strategies and...

Guide to Hedge Funds and Branding – Part 3 Hedging and...

Before delving into the various hedging strategies that make hedge funds such a popular investment, one needs to consider the different types of risk...

Proposed Changes to Regulation D

Among the regulations governing hedge funds are the restrictions found in Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933. Those restrictions allow hedge fund...

Hedge Fund sues U.S. over “confiscating” profits

In 2008 at the height of the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis, two prominent Federal housing finance agencies established as Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) were placed...

Guide to Hedge Funds and Branding – Part 2 Introduction into...

The hedge fund industry used to have humble beginnings: in 1990, it had $40 billion in assets under management. Now, its growing appeal has...

Guide to Hedge Funds and Branding – Part 1 What is...

What is a Hedge Fund?  A hedge fund is an aggressively managed investment fund that is maintained by a professional management firm. Hedge funds are...

Who is David Einhorn and why you should know about him

For all amateur traders, knowing the right people in the industry to look up to is extremely important. If you invest in hedge funds,...
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