Hedge Funds

Telling tales trumps abstract facts

Scenario analysis can be a useful tool in determining investment strategy, but it is not easy. It certainly involves more than good and bad perturbations around a base case. Excellent scenario analysis requires deep thinking and imagination to create a set of plausible futures. Each scenario does not have to be likely, but if it […]
Hedge Funds

Axioms and action for
asset allocation

Recently David Neal, chief investment officer of the Australian Government Future Fund, reportedly said: “The Future Fund operates as a single portfolio… rather than breaking allocation into various sectors as is traditionally done. …Every idea should instead be evaluated against every other idea with strategies directly compared to assess the marginal benefit of where each […]