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Top Hedge Fund News Wrap – Week of 090312

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

Top News: Attention Poor People – Ignore This Advertisement! The market continues to buzz about the Jobs act from the Securities and Exchange Commission, which rolls back restrictions on Hedge Funds conducting public relations and advertising. An editorial in the New York Times questioned the message being sent by regulators, who are removing restrictions on marketing just as the SEC is declining to create investor greater protections around Money Market funds. US News covered resistance to the...

TradingScreen’s Nadzan To Speak at IMN’s Derivatives Trading in the Era of Dodd-Frank’s Title VII

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

TradingScreen Chief Development Officer Brian Nadzan will be speaking at IMN’s conference: Derivatives Trading in the Era of Dodd-Frank’s Title VII, on Thursday, September 6. Brian will join a panel, Technology Drill-Down: What’s Happened and What’s To Come for this Pivotal Piece of the Puzzle?, at 3:40 PM.  See the entire agenda here. Moderator:  David B. Weiss, Research Analyst, Independent Consultant Panelists:  Partha Chatterjee, Principal, Sungard Global Services Ed...

Top Hedge Fund News Wrap – Week of 082712

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

Top Hedge Fund News SEC voted in favor for proposal to lift ban on advertising and public relations for hedge funds and other investments. Now, hedge funds can compete on equal footing with other financial vehicles for the funds of high net worth individuals. New York Times Wall Street Journal Business Week It looks like the industry could use some good PR, with the news that a mere 11% of hedge funds are beating the S&P 500 according to a widely reported Bank of America, Merrill Lynch...

Podcast: TradingScreen Top Hedge News – Week of 08/20/2012

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

This is the TradingScreen Top News Coverage Wrap for Hedge Funds, looking back on the week of August 20, 2012. Tweet It! Hedge Fund Exit Requests Are On The Rise, Even As Overall Funds Under Management Reach New Highs. The media cannot decide whether it’s good times or bad times for the hedge fund industry, with HedgeCo.net, citing the August Eureka Hedge report, reporting that funds under management have reached $1.2 trillion in North America, a record high, and $1.7 trillion for the industry...

Podcast: TradingScreen Top Hedge News – Week of 08/13/2012

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

This is an overview of top news covering the hedge fund space and hedge-fund related news. looking back on the week of 08/13/2012. Would you rather read than listen? Then, here you go: It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. In some portfolios it’s both. How the heck can you possibly put your money in both Facebook and Gold? Are you even allowed to do that? It’s like voting Democrat AND Republican in the same election. Recent regulatory filings gave the investing public a look at...

TradingScreen's Lee on Major Forex Developments

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

TradingScreen’s Roger Lee, Head of Foreign Exchange Sales, discusses major, recent developments in forex that are affecting the development and evolution of this market, including 1) The recent reorganization at ICAP and how this paves the way for new competitors 2) The Thomson Reuters acquisition of FXAll 3) Obstacles to widespread acceptance of real-time TCA for foreign exchange. Want to learn more? Learn more about real-time transaction cost analysis. Learn more about TradeFX,...

TradingScreen Top Hedge Fund News Wrap – Week of 08/06/2012

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Top Hedge Fund News: August 6-10

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

TO HEAR THE AUDIO BROADCAST OF THIS COVERAGE CLICK HERE. Hedge Funds Up 1% in July Hedge funds rose a little over 1% last month as market conditions improved. This well-followed statistic received widespread coverage in the major news and business publications and the trades. Notable was The Wall Street Journal, reporting an increase of 1.1% via Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. According to the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index, hedge funds gained 1.05% in July. (via FINalternatives.)...

Transaction Cost Analysis Webinar Update: No Password Required

September 13, 2012 Comments (0)

The photo of the Enter sign is from Flickr, and it is the copyright of Robert Couse-Baker. Just a note that we have re-posted our TCA webinar replay – now with no password required. Check it out here.   See also: The Emergence of Real-time TCA