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Global Macro

In Articles on August 12, 2011 at 4:27 pm

When you talk about global macro funds, George Soros, Julian Robertson and Michael Steinhardt immediately come to mind. Or the well-known CTAs, Paul Tudor Jones or Louis Moore Bacon

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Hedge Funds Going Public

In Articles on July 29, 2011 at 9:38 am



Hedge funds have a notorious reputation that has more often than not being sensationalized by the media. The Germans have a phrase for it, Schadenfreude, from the German terms “schaden” and “freude” which mean taking delight in another’s misfortune. After all, the public seems to have a penchant for colorful stories about the secretive, unregulated industry or the disaster tale of Long Term Capital Management. However, hedge funds churning out decent returns remain uncelebrated where they laboriously toil in the background.

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