A Clash on the Credit Ladder
- Investibility of hedge fund indexes debated. Clair, Chris // Pensions & Investments;9/17/2001, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p6
Reports the investment capability of hedge fund indexes by business enterprises in New York. Difficulty of fund-of-fund companies in constructing hedge fund index investment products; Main problems associated with investible hedge fund indexes; Availability of various fund-of-fund strategies.
- Daily pricing of hedge funds comes at a cost. Stewart, Tim // Money Management;10/11/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 39, p3
The article focuses on the impact of daily pricing for hedge funds on financial institutions because hedge funds have provided diversification to investors by exposing them to investments that are not correlated to their fixed income.
- ISSUE OF CONCERN. Clowes, Mike // Pensions & Investments;2/7/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p26
The article presents information on the impact of hedge fund activities on fixed-income markets and investors through the carry trade. The carry trade is the difference between one's borrowing cost and the return one can earn on an investment. It's best typified by a fixed-income dealer...
- Lock-up Periods May Grow Longer For Hedge Funds. J.F. // Bank Loan Report;11/22/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p1
Reports on the extension of lock-up periods for hedge funds in the U.S. Effects of traditional transactions on the return of investments; Similarity of hedge funds to private equity firms; Changes in debt and equity investing.
- Hedge Funds Launched in Record Numbers. Pizzani, Lori; Lystra, Tony; Koreto, Richard J.; Brent, Andrew // Financial Planning;Apr2002, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p25
Presents an update on issues related to financial planning in the U.S. as of April 2002. Status of alternative investment products, including hedge funds and market-neutral-fund; Plans of Morningstar to rate individually managed accounts; Impact of the Enron debacle on the audit reports of...
- Fitch: Hedge funds shaping global credit market. A. P. // Asset Securitization Report;7/25/2005, Vol. 5 Issue 29, p10
The article reports that hedge funds are growing increasingly prevalent across various market sectors in the U.S., as the overall size and scope of the alternative investment vehicles require more capital to grow. Alternative investment vehicles control as much as 30% of the trading volume in...
- 'Keep the Castle From Being Stormed'. Healy, Andrew // Money Management Executive;10/21/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p1
The article offers suggestions to overcome the challenges of hedge funds in the U.S. fund industry. It informs that investment managers should initiate a conversation with financial advisors before investing in a retail hedge fund in order to educate advisors and answer their questions. It...
- HEDGING THEIR DEBTS. Roane, Kit R. // U.S. News & World Report;4/10/2006, Vol. 140 Issue 13, p38
The article reports on hedge funds as lenders to distressed firms and start-ups. The approximately eight thousand hedge funds in the U.S. are becoming powerful forces in the debt markets. They have provided funds for small companies, start-up technology firms, large automotive companies,...
- Funds pump 55% more into hedge fund strategies. Williamson, Christine // Pensions & Investments;2/7/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p28
The article offers information on the increase in the investment of assets in the hedge funds in the U.S. It states that the investments have increased by 55 percent, making it 109.7 billion dollars. It mentions that the direct investment in hedge funds increased by 75.6 percent, while...