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10 Largest Mutual Fund Companies Manage $36 Trillion in Assets, 69%...

Data presented by Buy Shares indicates that the top ten largest mutual fund companies cumulatively have $36.26 trillion assets under management. The assets are...

Mutual Funds Can Cause Big Tax Payments In Bear Markets

Most investors believe that mutual fund schemes are perhaps the best investment option for long term capitals gain. But here’s the harsh reality of the...

Top 5 Characteristics in a Hedge Fund Manager’s Profile

The article is continuation of our series of articles from the book " The Pragmatic Hedge Fund Manager". The previous posts covered the recent...

The First Ever Hedge Fund

The creation of the very first Hedge Fund dates back to 1949 when Alfred W. Jones coined the term ‘Hedged Fund’, meaning a fund...

Guide to Research on Hedge Funds: Part 5: The Differences between...

Sometimes people use the terms hedge funds and mutual funds interchangeably, which is incorrect as they have some marked differences between them.  First, let’s...

EurekaHedge – Profiles of hedge funds, funds of funds and specialist...

Eurekahedge is an initiative that was started back in the year 2001. It started out as a small effort by a number of finance...

SEC Weighs New Asset Management Rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering new rules for oversight and stress testing of the asset management industry. In response to concerns...

Largest Pension Fund dumps Hedge Funds

The nation’s largest public employee pension fund, California’s Public Employees' Retirement System (CALPERS) announced that it is ending its investments in hedge funds. The...

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...
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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...
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The History of Funds and Hedge Funds – Part 4 The...

Hedge funds are similar to mutual funds in certain ways, but they also tend to differ greatly when it comes to certain things. They...

The history of Funds and Hedge Funds – Part 3 Expansion...

Until now, we have seen how earlier versions of mutual funds came into being but we have barely even scratched the surface so far;...

The History of Funds and Hedge Funds – Part 2

The beginning of Mutual Funds There happens to be some confusion between two different schools of thought, each of which has their own version of...

The history of funds and hedge funds Part 1 Introduction

The history of funds and hedge funds Part 1 Introduction Types of Mutual Funds  There are several different kinds of funds available to those who are...

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