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As founder and president of Absolute Return Capital Advisors LLC. -- a private money management firm -- Robert Hsu has been making his clients and himself money by focusing on Asia's growth and identifying trends that deliver the greatest return. His firsthand knowledge of Chinese culture, business and government combined with his phenomenal track record as an investor make him uniquely qualified to help others build their fortune from the economic miracle underway in China. Robert was born in Taiwan and raised in Southern California. He's an American citizen, though he shares his heritage with more than a billion ...
Originally conceived as an early-stage, growth-oriented investment fund, Bain Capital today manages approximately $67 billion in assets, and its strategies include private equity, venture capital, public equity, high-yield assets and mezzanine capital funds.
China Fireworks: Renewable Power Sources To Increase 15% In 2010
Hsu's intent is to provide investment advice for those interested in China. This he does well, explaining both his style of investing (momentum-driven), and the types of investments to look for and look out for. In the process, he also tells the story of a very dynamic economy. First, some of the superlatives. China produces more steel, aluminum, cement, coal, clothing, and toys than any other nation. It has the most cell-phone users (average fees = $6/month). China already has the world's largest dam and airport, high-speed train network, and highest railroad. Now it is finishing a six-lane bridge connecting Shanghai ... market research, surveys and trends
Absolute Return Strategies Available from Flexible Plan ...
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd., a national provider of actively managed accounts, announced Absolute Return Portfolios with Wolf Pack Advisors are now available to the independent broker/dealer and RIA community. Combining daily active management with the tenets of Absolute Return investing, Wolf Pack Advisors utilizes the talents of teams of over fifteen outside money managers who reject the tradition of buy and hold. Together they create mutual fund portfolios that seek opportunity in both bull and bear markets. Money managers include, among others, those affiliated with Hg Capital Advisors, ... market research, surveys and trends


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Unlike growth stocks, where you make money only when you sell, dividend stocks actually pay you to own them. At this highly interactive presentation, Harry Domash told which dividend stock categories look best right now, and which should be avoided. We also learned how to find, research, and analyze dividend-paying common stocks, energy trusts, closed-end funds, master-limited partnerships and preferred stocks; and where to get the data needed to make informed investment decisions�and what to do with it. Presentation topics: How to screen for high dividend stocks. How to pick the best candidates. How to evaluate ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
JPMorgan Tops Goldman as Largest Hedge-Fund Manager (Update1 ...
to become the largest U.S. hedge-fund manager, according to a new survey, as its flagship fund gained almost 25 percent while Goldman's fell for the first time in seven years. Hedge-fund assets at New York-based JPMorgan soared 74 percent to $34 billion last year, according to a release from Absolute Return magazine. That includes $20 billion at Highbridge Capital Management LLC, whose assets have almost tripled since JPMorgan acquired the firm in 2004. Goldman's hedge-fund assets rose 48 percent to $32.5 billion. The firms, along with Bridgewater Associates Inc., are the only U.S. hedge-fund managers with more ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Picking the right absolute-return fund
The performance of the stock market has taught investors and financial advisers at least two hard lessons. First, diversification alone isn't enough to protect against significant capital losses. Second, many investors expect both capital risk management and absolute returns when investing in a mutual fund for the long run. These lessons have led investors and advisers to question whether the retirement savings vehicles on the market are appropriate for today's realities. When investing on their own, individuals have a tendency to buy high and sell low, allowing emotion to influence their investment decisions. Mutual ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Natixis Global Associates Launches Natixis ASG Managed Futures Strategy Fund
BOSTON, Aug 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Reinforcing its position as a leader in niche investment solutions, Natixis Global Associates (NGA) announced today the launch of a managed futures mutual fund to be managed by AlphaSimplex Group (ASG): Natixis ASG Managed Futures Strategy Fund (AMFAX). The fund pursues its absolute return objective using multiple trend-following models across a broadly diversified portfolio of asset classes and markets. ASG seeks to limit risk by managing to a strict annualized volatility target and by employing dynamic drawdown controls. The new ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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President, Absolute Return Capital Advisors, LLC. Editor, China Strategy and Asia Edge. Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Calvin Mak. Founder & CEO, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Hi, I am interested in understanding the economics and market sizes behind a few specific fixed-income asset classes in the U.S. In particular: - What is the size of the 'convertibles' asset class in terms of the investment that insurance companies (ideally) else institutional investors overall invest in. i.e. I am an insurance company and I invest say 50% in municipal bonds, 20% in equities and 1-2% (???) in convertible securities. What proportion of my investments are convertibles? [Convertibles are securities that are bonds but have the option to be converted into equity and the lenders option.] - If I am ...