November 14, 2014
It’s time to catch up on the stories you didn’t have time to read this week. Here are some stories you don’t want to miss.
Vitaliy Katsenelson • November 13, 2014
Investors confident in their ability to forecast the future should remember that four of a kind is a great poker hand unless your opponent has a straight flush.
Kaitlin Ugolik • November 11, 2014
Today’s military veterans enter the private sector with a wealth of technology experience, giving them a leg up as entrepreneurs.
Kaitlin Ugolik • November 04, 2014
The investment ideas were flying fast and furious among the 20 emerging hedge fund managers at last night’s InvestPitch competition.
Institutional Investor • November 03, 2014
ISI Group's Stephen East explains why builder sentiment is running high even as new-home sales are sluggish — and why he’s upbeat for the year ahead.
Aaron Timms • October 31, 2014
After Michael Marcovici trained his rodents to guess forex price movements, investors started calling.
Institutional Investor • October 24, 2014
Leon Cooperman gave away $100 million in the last 12 months. The billionaire investor discusses the importance of giving and some of his favorite philanthropic organizations, including his own Cooperman Scholars program.
Amanda Cantrell • October 23, 2014
With high fees and falling returns, the hedge fund industry has been suffering from its own success. The end of the low-rate era may be a watershed of change.
Katie Gilbert • October 21, 2014
Big players such as Swiss Re plan to offer farmers in Africa, Asia and other emerging markets insurance products linked to weather indexes.
Institutional Investor • October 15, 2014
Josh Friedman of Canyon Capital expects hedge funds, with their entrepreneurial environment, to be better-prepared for increasing volatility than more traditional asset managers.
Imogen Rose-Smith • October 14, 2014
The initial public offering of Pershing Square Holdings provides Bill Ackman with $3 billion in permanent capital — but at what cost to investors?
David Turner • October 14, 2014
Investors hoping to profit from Mexican energy reform should look for companies that will benefit from the drop in oil and gas prices.
Institutional Investor • October 10, 2014
As a shrinking percentage of the population accounts for an ever greater percentage of the goods, it's important to focus on not just who's giving away money but who has the biggest impact.
Imogen Rose-Smith • October 08, 2014
CalPERS decided to terminate its Absolute Return Strategies portfolio, but the move doesn’t herald a broad retreat from hedge funds.
Institutional Investor • October 08, 2014
Finding alpha is no longer enough, says Matthew Fitzmaurice of EcoAlpha Asset Management. Hedge funds need to figure out how to be more valuable to investors.
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