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Hedge Funds

Hedge fund manager: Goodbye and get f—-d

Hedge fund manager Andrew Lahde spectacularly departed the industry last month after his one-year-old fund returned 866 per cent betting against the subprime collapse. The Californiabased manager’s “goodbye letter” blasted the industry for its greed and stupidity. The email has already been passed around more times than a credit default swap, but here are a […]
Hedge Funds

Hedge fund manager: Goodbye and get f—-d

Hedge fund manager Andrew Lahde spectacularly departed the industry last month after his one-year-old fund returned 866 per cent betting against the subprime collapse. The Californiabased manager’s “goodbye letter” blasted the industry for its greed and stupidity. The email has already been passed around more times than a credit default swap, but here are a […]
Hedge Funds

Even investment legends let sweet deals slip away

Readers of Mark Mobius’s book Passport to Profits will know of the 84 ‘Mobius Rules’ to emerging markets investing, which the investment guru has crafted over 21 years running the asset class for Templeton Asset Management. After attending a luncheon with the globetrotter who has built a career from buying up cheap stocks, Unbalanced thinks […]
Hedge Funds

Even investment legends let sweet deals slip away

Readers of Mark Mobius’s book Passport to Profits will know of the 84 ‘Mobius Rules’ to emerging markets investing, which the investment guru has crafted over 21 years running the asset class for Templeton Asset Management. After attending a luncheon with the globetrotter who has built a career from buying up cheap stocks, Unbalanced thinks […]
Hedge Funds

Fast-talking women are important to funds

SuperRatings’ first conference, A Day of Confrontation, turned out to be just that for a few of the industry’s more sensitive eyes and ears. One of the more entertaining sessions of the day, ‘The XY Factor’ presented by Amanda Stevens, highlighted to the audience the neurological differences between men and women and how funds can […]
Hedge Funds

Fast-talking women are important to funds

SuperRatings’ first conference, A Day of Confrontation, turned out to be just that for a few of the industry’s more sensitive eyes and ears. One of the more entertaining sessions of the day, ‘The XY Factor’ presented by Amanda Stevens, highlighted to the audience the neurological differences between men and women and how funds can […]
Hedge Funds

Cbus to bring ‘premier’ talent on board?

Ex-politicians know a thing or two about super. After all, most of them are on a doozy of a pension from the time they quit or get voted out, to the day they enter that big Upper House in the sky. Okay, so they might not know anything about the ‘decumulation phase’, but overall they’ve […]
Hedge Funds

Cbus to bring ‘premier’ talent on board?

Ex-politicians know a thing or two about super. After all, most of them are on a doozy of a pension from the time they quit or get voted out, to the day they enter that big Upper House in the sky. Okay, so they might not know anything about the ‘decumulation phase’, but overall they’ve […]
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