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Since Alfred Winslow Jones started the first hedge fund in 1949 by investing in long and short equity positions, hedge funds have grown into an impressive force within the asset management business. As returns grew, managers multiplied and investors’ expectations rose. That is until the credit crisis of 2008 changed all of that and a host of long-held assumptions cracked. It is back to basics now, and that original equity market neutral strategy has many of the qualities that investors are again looking for in hedge funds. So what happened to hedge funds in 2008? Several worst case scenarios came together into a “perfect storm” ...
Credit Suisse isn’t giving up on their bullish market call.   In fact, they’re taking the opposite side of just about every opinion/position I currently maintain.   They think the global economy will finish 2010 with a bang, equity markets will rally substantially, there is no threat of deflation, Europe is an overweight and that there is significant risk of a funding crisis in the USA. Quick overview: - Macro: still pretty optimistic on global growth (4.5% in 2010). - Markets : target 1,270 on the S&P. but we think there is a high probability of a significant equity market correction in H2 of next year - Regions : overweight ... market research, surveys and trends
When Worlds Collide - Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive ...
A few years ago, when NuWave Investment Management managing principal Troy Buckner first started telling people his Parsippany, New Jersey-based firm could offer a strategy that combined commodities futures and equities — many investors responded the way sports fans met the XFL: Nah. Some things are better left uncombined. After that NuWave bagged attempts to further market a two-asset strategy and just ran two separate products. For Buckner, who cut his teeth as a commodities trader in the 1990s, his firm’s approach is all quantitative but fairly agnostic when it comes to the type of instrument utilized. ... market research, surveys and trends


New Charles Schwab Survey Finds Active Traders Turning Slightly ...
)--Charles Schwab today released new data showing that active traders are turning more neutral about the stock market and are taking steps to better manage perceived volatility and risk. The latest Charles Schwab Active Trader Sentiment Survey polled more than 500 individual investors who trade frequently. Key findings include: “We find that people are paying much more attention to proper asset allocation and are also considering a variety of ways to better navigate the market and achieve their ultimate financial objectives.” 28 percent expressed a bullish outlook for ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Amtech, Great Wolf, Time Warner Cable: U.S. Equity Movers - Bloomberg
(AFFX US) fell 14 percent, the most since Oct. 22, to $5.53. The maker of instruments to analyze genetic information was cut to “underweight” from “equal weight” at Barclays Plc, which said new technologies “are rapidly rendering the company’s products obsolete.” Amtech Systems Inc. (ASYS US) rallied 22 percent to $12.86, the highest price since May 2008. The maker of products for manufacturing computer chips and solar cells said orders for the first quarter of 2010 were about $59 million. Arris Group Inc. (ARRS US) advanced 5.9 percent, the most since Dec. 2, to $11.44. The broadband-equipment maker said it had fourth-quarter ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Fundamental Overview – Market Movers This Week – 6/28/2010
Although the U.S. Dollar was more or less neutral versus the Euro on the week, the British Pound Sterling was up 1.6% as the market reacted favorably to the new Conservative/Lib Dem government’s Emergency Budget. The Greenback sold off even further last week against the Aussie, Kiwi and Yen in the wake of an important announcement of greater flexibility in the exchange rate policy followed by the People’s Bank of China. NZDUSD was up 1.4% and USDJPY was down -1.6% on the week, but the Aussie only gained 0.6% since it was hurt somewhat by the forced resignation of the country’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. On the other hand, the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
How will banks be hit by new regulations?
Leaders of the world's largest economies agreed on Sunday to implement tough new capital rules aimed at buffering banks from any future crisis. Britain's banks will have to permanently bolster their balance sheets by as much as �130 billion - equivalent to �5,200 for every household in Britain - under the new rules agreed by world leaders. But there will be a delay before the legislation comes into effect. David Cameron said: "While the rules must be tough, on the timing we need to be careful we don't shrink the monetary base." Under previous international banking accords Basel I and II, banks needed to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Equity Market Neutral:
Equity Market Neutral Overview. Most funds within the EMN strategy utilize sophisticated quantitative models to deter- ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
MCERA 2/10/10 Regular Board Meeting Agenda Page 1 of 5 AGENDA ...
Feb 10, 2010 ... Pyramis Global Advisors, US Equity Market Neutral Commentary, December 2009. 16. RCM Informed, Global View, January 2010 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Capturing Return and Controlling Risk in Equity Market Neutral ...
US equity market neutral and Japanese equity market neutral hedge funds. ... Careers in quantitative investment management. Overview ...
How correlated are quantitative asset managers and quant hedge ...
If you are in the NYC metro area, you can listen to one learned perspective from Matthew Rothman, head of Global Quantitative Strategy at Barclays Capital on Tuesday Nov. 25 at QWAFAFEW-NYC Meeting. 5:45 - 8:45 pm; Patrick Conway's Pub & Restaurant (downstairs), 40 E 43rd St, NYC. Details at To get on Mailing List: transfer the following to your browser and click ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- AGENDA 5:45 - 6:25 pm Registration and Networking 6:35 - 7.10 pm - Matthew S. ...
I would like to see a list of risk/merger arbitrage hedge funds ...
Bernstein advanced value, Bernstein global diversified, Bernstein global opportunities, Alliance high-grade, AllianceBernstein absolute-return credit Alpha Equity Management Amaranth Advisors Amaranth International, Amaranth Partners, Amaranth Capital Partners, Amaranth Global Equities American Express Asset Management Angelo, Gordon & Co. Merger Arbitrage, Distressed Securities, Convertible Hedging, Utility Hedging, Real Estate, Leveraged Loans and Private Equity Appaloosa Management Palomino Funds Appleton Capital Management (Ireland) AQR Capital Management Argent Financial Group (Bermuda) Argent LowLev Convertible Arbitrage ...