- Riskon Provides Hedge Fund Support. Randall, Danielle // Investment Management Weekly;7/1/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p6
Provides information on Emerging Hedge Fund Advisory Services, a division established by international executive search and consulting firm Riskon to provide hedge fund management services.
- The risk in hedge fund strategies: theory and evidence from trend followers. Fung, W; Fung, William; Hsieh, DA; Hsieh, David A. // Review of Financial Studies;Summer2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2
Shows how to model hedge fund returns by focusing on the popular 'trend-following' strategy. Comparison of trend following and market timing as trading strategies; Superiority of the lookback straddle to the simple straddle in terms of capturing the essence of trend-following strategies.
- Befriending the retail investor. Reynard, Cherry // International Money Marketing;Nov2002, p36
Discusses the increase in popularity of hedge funds as a means of portfolio diversification. Advantages of investing in hedge funds; Move of several fund management groups to introduce non-traditional investments into their product ranges; Decline in minimum investment levels.
- FUNDS 2002: Hedge Funds: Do They Make Sense? Strachman, Daniel A. // On Wall Street;May2002, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p52
Provides information on the use of hedge fund investing approach in finance management. Effectiveness of the approach; Misconceptions about hedge funds; Discussion on the volatility of hedge funds. INSET: How About Your Own 'Hedge Fund'?.
- Hedge funds lobby Congress for advertising rights. Wagley, John // Investment Dealers' Digest;08/14/2000, Vol. 66 Issue 33, p11
Reports on the argument of the Managed Fund Association that hedge funds can advertise in publications in line with a planned lobbying effort. Restriction on hedge funds on how they market themselves; Reasons why hedge funds should advertise.
- Traditional Asset Allocation in a Hedge Fund World. Brodkin, Wendy; Kirzner, Eric // Canadian Investment Review;Summer2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p49
Focuses on issues related to traditional asset allocation in a hedge fund environment. Use of input assumptions in the optimization model; Definition of hedge funds; Problems associated with the traditional approach in asset allocation.
- Investing in Hedge Funds. Stemme, Ken // Canadian Investment Review;Spring2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p43
Discusses important principles and factors to consider when investing in hedge funds. Factors needed in order to build a hedge fund portfolio; Benefits from using allocators when investing in hedge funds; Suggestions for the proper management of a hedge fund investment.
- Trends in portfolio management. O'Brien, Michael // Journal of Pensions Management (1462222X);Sep2001, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p46
Time waits for no man. With the growing impact pension plans now exert on the finances of the plan sponsor, there is an increasing demand for plan assets to be managed more efficiently both at a strategic level and at the individual portfolio level. At the same time, the pace of economic...
- As international exposure grows, more will consider currency risks. Clair, Chris // Pensions & Investments;4/30/2001, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p36
Reports on the increasing importance of currency hedging in portfolio management due to the diversification of the institutional investments in Europe and Asia. Rise of allocations to international equities among public and union retirement plans; Identification of products helping with the...