High-Frequency Trading a Hazard or Boon to the Market?

Is “black box” trading more of a threat to the markets than short selling? That’s the view of former City minister and British investment industry veteran Lord Myners. “High-frequency trading appears so detached from the true function of...

Hedge Fund Strategies: Managed Futures

While many hedge funds outperformed the overall market during the financial crisis of 2008, they still lost money, down 14% as opposed to crashing 30% to 50% like that of major indices. But as an article in MoneyControl pointed out recently, one group of hedge funds...

Boutiques to Outperform Super-Sized Funds?

Executives at the 17th Annual GAIM International Conference 2011 in Monaco, billed as the World’s Largest Alternative Investment & Hedge Fund Conference, see better returns in the future from boutique funds than today’s super-sized funds. Hedge¬†fund...

Hedge Funds Are Marketing Transparency Better

Hedge funds may be taking risk management and transparency more seriously than their other financial brethren, in part due to an influx of capital and interest from large institutional investors, reports Reuters. The article quoted a Preqin research survey of 60 hedge...

Starting a Hedge Fund Using Forex Trading Strategies

Over the last two years, investors have pulled speculative capital out of risky assets at an unprecedented rate.  In fact, analysts estimate there is currently billions of dollars of investment capital on the sidelines as investors are still unsure of the long-term...
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