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  • Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test

    Hedge Fund Test? Much tougher than the ludicrously easy CFA, CAIA, Series 7 etc. There is no average score but the mode is ZERO. How will you do? It takes inherent ability and minimum 50,000 hours short/long investing experience to BECOME skilled and…
    - 44 days ago, 8 Jul 17, 11:14am -
  • Data science

    Data science

    Index fund guru, a long only genius and a data scientist, are flying in to present to an institutional client in New Zealand. As the plane is about to land they see one purple sheep alone in a field.Professor Passive says "All kiwi sheep are purple!…
    - 47 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 8:07am -
  • Quant hedge fund

    Quant hedge fund

    Quant is dead - long live quant. Outperformance by GOOD systematic strategies has been a consistent feature of skill-based alpha capture for over 250 years. However the area is highly kurtotic. 1% of quant strategies are exceptionally good. 99% of qu…
    - 49 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 12:05pm -
  • Top hedge fund

    Top hedge fund

    Best hedge fund? When do PAST returns predict FUTURE performance? Defining "best" as highest risk adjusted alpha after deducting ALL style premia and factor betas, the world's greatest ever hedge fund manager is obvious. Find top performing managers…
    - 54 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:08pm -
  • Passive fad

    Passive fad

    House buying? You hire a real estate broker. He immediately buys you 500 houses! Cost? He paid ANY price the owners asked no matter how high. Quality? Don't know as he bought blind. Suitable? He didn't ask your residential goals and needs. Due dilige…
    - 74 days ago, 8 Jun 17, 11:08am -
  • Short sell passive

    Short sell passive

    Short sell passive. All fads end badly. Especially fads where its most ardent advocates do NO analysis and NO risk management! Passive NEVER works in any activity over the long term. Follow so-called supporters in how they actually invest. Yale Endow…
    - 76 days ago, 5 Jun 17, 11:08pm -
  • Asset allocation

    Asset allocation

    Asset allocation does NOT drive portfolio returns. It's straightforward to mathematically prove for ALL future goals, market scenarios and risk tolerances, investors should NEVER asset allocate. I've read the academic papers, heard gurus speak, met w…
    - 97 days ago, 15 May 17, 11:08pm -
  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett is a skill-based absolute return manager. Leverage, arbitrage, derivatives, event-driven, opportunistic, special situations and macro strategies have driven ALL his returns since 1957. Despite this some insult Warren by claiming he isn…
    - 1 Apr 17, 11:08pm -
  • Uncorrelated diversification

    Uncorrelated diversification

    Trillions are wrongly invested due to dumb guesses, pathetic analytics, absurd assumptions, dubious advice and junk statistics. Correlation has nothing to do with achieving diversification. Most don't know how easy it is to rigorously prove that for…
    - 29 Mar 17, 11:08pm -
  • Sports hedge fund

    Sports hedge fund

    Some sportspeople are paid "high" because they are worth that. Some fund managers can charge 2 and 20 because many pensions DESPERATELY need their skill in the portfolio to have ANY HOPE of paying beneficiaries. Maybe Pelé, Babe Ruth, Jack Nicklaus,…
    - 19 Mar 17, 7:39am -

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  • Co-operative Bank sheds 25,000 current account customers but losses shrink
    Manchester-based business trims first-half losses to £135m but uncertainty over its future takes toll on customer loyaltyThe Co-operative Bank lost 25,000 current account customers in the first half of the year amid uncertainty created by its race t…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 11:48am -
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg denies potential conflict of interest over fund links
    Conservative MP says role at Somerset Capital Management should not affect bid for chairmanship of Treasury select committeeJacob Rees-Mogg, the Conservative MP vying to lead parliament’s powerful Treasury watchdog, has denied claims that his invol…
    - 43 days ago, 9 Jul 17, 5:25am -
  • FCA says UK's £7tn asset management industry needs radical reform
    Investment managers must make charging more transparent and improve governance, says City regulatorBritain’s £7tn asset management industry must introduce sweeping reforms to cut costs and improve returns for savers after years of raking in sustai…
    - 54 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 6:13am -
  • Co-op Bank draws interest from Qatar conglomerate
    Hotels to transport group Al Faisal Holding joins consortium reportedly interested in buying troubled hedge fund-owned bankA Qatar-based company has been identified as part of a consortium interested in making a bid for the troubled Co-operative Bank…
    - 73 days ago, 9 Jun 17, 4:18am -
  • BHP Billiton executives warned they could face charges if they shift company out of Australia
    ‘It is unthinkable that any Australian government could allow this original big Australian to head offshore,’ treasurer saysBHP Billiton executives have been warned they could face criminal charges if they shift the company out of Australia.The U…
    - 3 May 17, 9:48pm -
  • If Barclays CEO is shown the door, let it be for the right reason | Nils Pratley
    Jes Staley deserves criticism over the whistleblower affair – but is now being unfairly kicked by hedge fund KKRIf Jes Staley, chief executive of Barclays, ends up losing his job over the whistleblower affair, he’ll deserve no sympathy. In the po…
    - 3 May 17, 2:05am -
  • Protesters target Connecticut's uber wealthy with 'tax bills' in bid to end loophole
    Even Trump has said Greenwich’s hedge fund guys ‘get away with murder’ – but can this debt-ridden state afford to close the loophole known as carried interest?Just emerging from their blanket of winter snow, the lush and leafy lanes of Greenw…
    - 27 Mar 17, 6:00am -
  • For sale: Co-op Bank looks for buyers
    US hedge fund owners look at options to bolster funds including selling off the troubled bankThe Co-operative Bank has put itself up for sale, four years after it nearly collapsed and had to be bailed out by US hedge funds.Amid persistent speculation…
    - 13 Feb 17, 7:23am -
  • World’s largest hedge fund to replace managers with artificial intelligence
    Bridgewater Associates has a team of engineers working on a project to automate decision-making to save time and eliminate human emotional volatilityThe world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece of software to automate the day-to-day managemen…
    - 22 Dec 16, 4:44pm -
  • Platinum Partners: hedge fund bosses face charges in $1bn fraud case
    Founder and chief investment officer Mark Nordlicht among those arrested months after officials said jail guards’ union money was steered to hedge fundFederal authorities said on Monday they were unsealing an indictment charging a hedge fund founde…
    - 19 Dec 16, 9:09am -
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