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Data Destruction Basics: Why Deleting Your Hedge Fund Data Isn't Enough

July 24, 2014 by Eze Castle Integration   Comments (0)

Your hedge fund's information security plan likely includes details on where information is stored, how it is accessed and who it is accessible to. But a critical component of this security plan often overlooked is how and why data is destroyed when it is no longer needed. Including data destruction procedures in your hedge fund's Written Information Security Policy (WISP) or as a separate document is vital to ensuring your firm’s sensitive data and intellectual property does not...

The Warriors Of The Rainbow

July 24, 2014 by Timing Logic   Comments (0)

“When the Earth is sick, the animals will begin to disappear, when that happens, The Warriors of the Rainbow will come to save them.” – Chief Seattle I’m dubious of many quotes of people who are long gone unless they are documented in their original writings.  But, I quote them anyway.     Chief Seattle, which the English translation that everyone will recognize, was actually a quite profound thinker and accomplished mystic.  (As an aside, according to an...

The Slow Recovery Continues

July 24, 2014 by iMFdirect   Comments (0)

By Olivier Blanchard The recovery continues, but it remains weak, indeed a bit weaker than we forecast in April. We have revised our forecast for world growth in 2014 from 3.7 percent in April to 3.4 percent today. This headline number makes things look worse than they really are. To a large extent, it reflects something that has already happened, namely the large negative US growth rate in the first quarter.  But it is not all due to that.  It also reflects a number of small downward...

A Challenge to Bayesian Probability

July 24, 2014 by All About Alpha   Comments (0)

The stakes, for mathematics, finance, and the overlap of the two, are pretty high. So my ears pricked up when I heard of a sweeping challenge to Bayesianism.

CalSTRS Backs Peltz For Pepsi Board

July 24, 2014 by FINalternatives   Comments (0)

After going nowhere for the better part of a year, Trian Partners’ campaign against PepsiCo has won some much-needed new momentum. read more

Argentina Debt Meeting Delayed

July 24, 2014 by FINalternatives   Comments (0)

Distance has forced another delay in talks to avert an Argentina default next week. read more

Citadel Founder Splits With Wife

July 24, 2014 by FINalternatives   Comments (0)

Citadel Investment Group founder Kenneth Griffin has filed for divorce from his wife of 10 years. read more

Point72 Adds JPMorgan Healthcare Manager

July 24, 2014 by FINalternatives   Comments (0)

The family office formerly known as SAC Capital Advisors has hired a JPMorgan Asset Management portfolio manager. read more

Hedge Fund, American Apparel Appoint New Board

July 24, 2014 by FINalternatives   Comments (0)

Struggling retailer American Apparel has named most of its new board of directors under a $25 million rescue agreement with hedge fund Standard General. read more

Texas County & District Boosts Highline, Lakewood

July 24, 2014 by FINalternatives   Comments (0)

A Texas pension fund has increased its hedge-fund investments by about 20%, allocating an additional $60 million to two of its current managers. read more