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It’s hard to believe that just 20 years ago, physician investors had only two primary asset classes from which to choose: U.S. equities and U.S. bonds. Today, the marketplace offers a daunting array of investment choices. Rapid market globalization, technology advancements and investor sophistication have spawned a host of new asset classes, from the mundane to the mysterious. Even neophyte medical investors can now buy and sell international equities, emerging market debt, mortgage securities, commodities, derivatives, indexes and currencies, offering infinitely more opportunities to make, or lose, money. Amidst this ...
open to a limited range of investors that undertakes a wider range of investment and trading activities in addition to traditional long -only investment funds, and that, in general, pays a performance fee to its investment manager . Every hedge fund has its own investment strategy that determines the type of investments and the methods of investment it undertakes. Hedge funds, as a class, invest in a broad range of investments including shares , debt and commodities . Some people consider the fund created in 1949 by Alfred Winslow Jones to be the first hedge fund. As the name implies, hedge funds often seek to hedge some of the ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Hedge Fund Styles
The predictability of future results shows a strong correlation with the volatility of each strategy. Future performance of strategies with high volatility is far less predictable than future performance from strategies experiencing low or moderate volatility. Aggressive Growth: Invests in equities expected to experience acceleration in growth of earnings per share. Generally high P/E ratios, low or no dividends; often smaller and micro cap stocks which are expected to experience rapid growth. Includes sector specialist funds such as technology, banking, or biotechnology. Hedges by shorting equities where earnings disappointment ... market research, surveys and trends
Wikipedia: Hedge Funds
WELCOME TO MY WORLD .... This blog is a collection of resources on Global Private Banking, Wealth Management, Private Placement, Project Finance, Asset Protection & International Affairs. A hedge fund is an investment fund open to a limited range of investors that undertakes a wider range of investment and trading activities in addition to traditional long -only investment funds, and that, in general, pays a performance fee to its investment manager . Every hedge fund has its own investment strategy that determines the type of investments and the methods of investment it undertakes. Hedge funds, as a class, invest in a broad ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
RELATIVE VALUE / MARKET NEUTRAL FUNDS

Derivatives Strategy - May'99: Relative-Value Funds: Down But Not Out
After soaring through most of the 1990s, relative-value hedge funds last fall fell to earth. Hedge funds in general got the blame, but relative-value funds took most of the heat. It’s known that they use leverage, after all, the way car tires use pressurized air to revolve. In the wake of the leverage scare caused by Long-Term Capital Management’s near-collapse, some market participants were eager to see last fall as the premature demise of relative-value strategies. Now, half a year later, it’s clear that the fears were overstated. Although relative-value funds experienced some rapid deleveraging last fall, the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
BOT Minutes
Members Present: John Hammond, William Brown, Howard Brown, Dennis Callahan, Hunter Calloway, Jay Cuccia, Andrea Fulton, Dennis Howell, M. Kathleen Sulick, LeRoy Wilkison, Members Absent: Jennifer Gilbert-Duran, Douglas Willis, Frank Marzucco, Jay Middleton. Staff Present: John Peterson Guests: Steve Hansen, Mike Hotchkiss, Rhett Humphreys, Kevin Maloney, Mike Sramek, George Yepes    Recorder: Laura C. Jackson, Audio Associates The meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Anne Arundel County Retirement and Pension System (Board) was called to order at 12:25 p.m. by John Hammond, Chair. Minutes Mr. Wilkison moved to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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RBC Hedge 250 Index(R) returned -2.42 percent in May 2010
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INFORMATION RESOURCES

Market Neutral Equity Fund - Class F Ark Funds Market Neutral ...
Top Performing Emerging and Mid-Stage Equity Market Neutral Fund in the world for 2003 at the ... Investment Award for the Best Relative Value Hedge Fund. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Administrative Proceeding: S4 Capital, LLC and Sharath Sury
volatility” and that the fund would “seek superior overall relative rates of .... Capital's President, through S4 Capital, caused the Market Neutral Fund to ... On February 1, 2006, as the value of Google rapidly declined, Sury began ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Capturing Return and Controlling Risk in Equity Market Neutral ...
Portfolio structure of a $50 million market neutral hedge fund ..... Relative Value. Index. Gov/Corp. Bond Index. SP 500 Index. Correlation ...
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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 ...
Google Answers: Hedge funds
I need to know: - basic information on the top 30 hedge funds in the world? - major hedge funds involved in fixed income and fixed income arbitrage? Here's some data that addresses the first question. Note that the lists below only cover those funds that make such information publicly available; many (most?) funds do not publish their results. Largest Hedge Funds, Ranked by Assets (in millions) Source: Hedge Fund Research, Inc. 1. Highbridge Capital, $6,144 2. Fairfield Sentry, $5,000 3. Orbis Global Equity, $4,225 4. Vega Relative Value, $3,717 5. Cerberus International, $3,700 6. Orbis Optimal ...