Browsing: Archive for August, 2008

Archive for August 2008

Fees: Six of one or half-dozen of the other.

Aug 11th, 2008 | By | Filed under: Fees

A recent Journal article ponders the unthinkable: Could hedge funds actually be a good deal? Read More

Newsreel: Investors not giving up on injured hedge funds

Aug 10th, 2008 | By | Filed under:

Despite injuries sustained over the past year, it seems that hedge funds can count on the support of institutions and rich guys. Read More

Major pension drops longstanding traditional managers in order to divide alpha and beta

Aug 7th, 2008 | By | Filed under: Portable Alpha & Alpha/Beta Separation

It's a situation reminiscent of trying to dump your girlfriend or boyfriend before she/he can get a chance to dump you.Read More

130/30 Not yet shining in Land of the Rising Sun

Aug 6th, 2008 | By | Filed under: 130/30

Apparently, 130/30 hasn't yet dawned on Japanese institutional investors. Read More

Hedge Fund “Forum Shopping”

Aug 5th, 2008 | By | Filed under: Hedge Fund Regulation

Are hedge funds engaged in a "race to the bottom" in an effort to find the world's least onerous regulatory environment?Read More

“Return persistence” can now be viewed with the naked eye

Aug 4th, 2008 | By | Filed under: Performance, Analytics & Metrics

There are a million ways to calculate "return persistence". But one new approach seems to yield some pretty striking results.Read More

Build-Buy-Lease: Three Approaches to Alpha Generation

Aug 3rd, 2008 | By | Filed under: CAPM / Alpha Theory

If you're a traditional long-only asset manager, one expert has some advice for you. Read More