Derivatives Markets Swallow Own Tail?
- Threshold too low for performance charging. // Money Marketing;6/21/2007, p29
The article reports that low outperformance charging can trigger big performance-related fees which make some hedge funds more expensive as most other charges are only slightly higher than long-only funds, as cited by investment managers in Great Britain. Majority of managers at Money...
- Financial Terms in Plain Language. // Canadian Dimension;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p18
The article describes several financial terms in plain language. Some of the terms described are derivative, hedge fund, securitization and credit default swaps. Hedge fund is a fund, usually used by wealthy individuals and institutions, which is allowed to use aggressive strategies that are...
- Hedge Funds Projected To Reach $2 Trillion by '08. McDermott, Ryan // Money Management Executive;9/26/2005, Vol. 13 Issue 36, p3
Reports on the factors contributing the increase in the hedge fund assets in the U.S. Projected annual growth rate of the hedge funds; Impact of the increase in the assets of hedge funds on the actual number of hedge funds; Projection of Towergroup on the hedge fund assets.
- German investment: opportunity to hedge some wealth. // MarketWatch: Financial Services;May 2004, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p9
Reports that Deutsche Bank subsidiary, DWS has launched Germany's first retail hedge fund product in May 2004. Fund structure; Focus on the creation or strengthening of hedge fund offerings to give clients opportunity to enhance their portfolios; Germany's adoption of the European Union...
- Hedge funds lose their edge. Wollenberg, Yvonne Chilik // Medical Economics;3/5/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p16
Reports on the lower-than-expected performance of hedge funds in the U.S. for the year 2003. Percentage gained by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index and the Nasdaq Composite Index for the year 2003; Identification of Latin American securities as the...
- This Trader Exodus Has Legs. Sargent, Carolyn; McDermott, Judy // Investment Dealers' Digest;3/14/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p7
Reports on the rising trend of hedging in the U.S. Advantages of hedge funds; Impact of the trend on the investment banking industry; Benefits of hedge funds for traders.
- Absolute returns need clarification. Hambi, Bambos // Fund Strategy;9/11/2006, p14
The article focuses on the effects of the Ucits III regulations on the absolute return funds or hedge funds. It is asserted that the introduction of the Ucits III regulations, which permits a fund to invest in derivative instruments as an outright investment, has made absolute return funds a...
- Money flood evaporates. Williamson, Christine // Pensions & Investments;2/6/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p3
The article reports that the data from Hedge Fund Research Inc. shows that net inflows to hedge funds decreased 36 percent to $47 billion for the year ended December 31, 2005, compared with $74 billion in 2004. Net flows to hedge funds of funds declined for the second quarter in a row in the...
- European assets hit an all-time high despite 24% decline in managed futures. // Euro Hedge;3/16/2015, p1
Total assets in European hedge funds are buoyed by a much more settled economic climate and a rapid resurgence of global investor appetite for exposure to European hedge fund strategies