More Hedge Funds Make the Transition to Family Offices

Hedge funds, already an exclusive investment option, have been made even more restrictive by the definition of a qualified investor. Now we are seeing a trend in the direction of even greater exclusivity as hedge funds return outside investors’ capital and transform...

Hedge Funds Are Not Imploding

The performance of the S&P 500 is on a par with real ten-year Treasury rates yet, many financial reporters prefer to focus on hedge fund performance, going so far as to suggest they are imploding which, by definition, means a sudden and complete failure. While it...

65 Million Reasons Bill Gross Is Wrong About a Fed Rate Hike

Bill Gross has spent the past several months beating the drum for a rate hike. His reasons for taking this position are fairly obvious. Mr. Gross is in the bond market. Many of those favoring the status quo also have ulterior motives, so please understand…this is no...

Hedge Funds Take a Lickin’ but Keep on Tickin’

Warren Buffett’s celebrated bet that the S&P 500 will outperform a portfolio of funds of hedge funds springs to mind in the wake of Berkshire Hathaway’s recent $400 million haircut as a result of Wal-Mart’s share-price decline. Although the Wal-Mart loss was a...

Hedge Funds – Beware Yellen’s “X” Factor

It is almost universally accepted that the FOMC has only a brace of tools with which to manage U.S. economic activity, quantitative easing (QE) and establishing the fed funds rate. Janet Yellen and her FOMC have demonstrated over the course of the past several months...
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