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Mario Balotelli on his best behaviour as he fits seamlessly into Liverpool’s team ethic →  August 31, 2014

Balotelli missed a trio of first-half chances – two with his head and one when Hugo Lloris was stranded off his line – but left the field at the break justifiably proud of his contribution before giving way to Lazar Markovic on the hour. The interchange between Balotelli, Sterling and Sturridge is bound to generate […]

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies →  September 1, 2014

AsianScientist (Sep. 1, 2014) – By Grace Chua – With trillions of dollars invested in mutual funds and hedge funds globally, a regulatory policy that has even the smallest impact on a fund’s performance can make millions of dollars’ worth of difference. Assistant Professor Tang Yuehua, of Singapore Management University’s Lee Kong Chian School of […]

Industry waits for managed futures to recover from slip-up →  September 1, 2014

BofA exorcises ghost of Countrywide The bill for Kenneth Lewis’s folly has at last been paid Article source: http://www.efinancialnews.com/story/2014-09-01/hedge-fund-industry-waits-for-managed-futures-to-recover

BlackRock powers up a hedge fund unit →  September 1, 2014

Copyright © 2014 Crain Communications Inc., All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms Conditions | Contact Us Article source: http://www.pionline.com/article/20140901/PRINT/309019987/blackrock-powers-up-a-hedge-fund-unit

Hedge fund snapshot: $2.6 trillion in assets in 11000 funds. →  September 1, 2014

A new report on the hedge funds industry underscores just how big it is: $2.6 trillion in 11,000 funds. The research by alternative investment tracking company eVestment aggregated information from 10 databases that collect voluntarily submitted data by hedge funds. After cleaning the data and removing duplicates, eVestment found that there are 7,524 traditional hedge […]

Asian shares cautiously push higher →  September 1, 2014

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged higher on Monday, with investors wary of a deepening crisis in Ukraine and a downbeat China manufacturing survey, while the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week’s European Central Bank meeting. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned a “full-scale war” was imminent if Russian troops continued to […]

Ashya’s Grandmother: Police Action ‘Disgraceful’ →  September 1, 2014

The grandmother of Ashya King whose parents took him out of hospital without medical consent has condemned police for arresting the couple. Patricia King told Sky News that Brett, 51, and Naghemeh, 45, are “brilliant parents, both of them”, adding: “My daughter-in-law hasn’t left the hospital since he was admitted there.” The pair, from Portsmouth, […]

Mario Balotelli on his best behaviour as he fits seamlessly into Liverpool’s team ethic →  August 31, 2014

Balotelli missed a trio of first-half chances – two with his head and one when Hugo Lloris was stranded off his line – but left the field at the break justifiably proud of his contribution before giving way to Lazar Markovic on the hour. The interchange between Balotelli, Sterling and Sturridge is bound to generate […]

Hedge Funds Bullish on 10-Year Treasurys for 1st Time in Year →  August 31, 2014

Hedge-fund managers and other large speculators are bullish on 10-year note futures for the first time in a year, according to U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data. Speculative long positions, or bets prices will increase, outnumbered short positions by 7,940 contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade, as of Tuesday. A week earlier net-short positions, […]

The hedge fund, the spin bowler and Mugabe’s brutal crackdown →  August 31, 2014

The hedge fund, the spin bowler and Mugabe’s brutal crackdown Inside Story Robert Mugabe’s 2008 opposition crackdown helped keep him in power (Philimon Bulawayo) IN March 2008, James McGee, America’s ambassador to Zimbabwe, secretly met a member of the political machine of Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe and Africa’s most notorious living despot. McGee […]

The 30 under 30 shaping Ireland’s future →  August 31, 2014

THIS IS THE LIFE: Danielle Ryan is the founder of luxury lifestyle company Roads Group Chupi Sweetman (photo: Ronan Lang) Simon Harris (photo: Tom Burke) They are the start-up founders, hedge-fund traders, property speculators and cyber-security experts of tomorrow. Meet the young people who will change the face of business in the next decade. Sarah […]