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→  April 30, 2015

Marcos Bambam Why market yourself to European football as Marcos Antonio Simao Pereira when you can adopt the name of a Flintstones character instead? Having struggled to establish himself in his homeland, a 22-year-old Bambam ventured to Greece in 2013, where he has featured inauspiciously for such second-tier heavyweights as Ergotelis and Apollon Smirnyi. Perhaps […]

→  April 29, 2015

Following on from last week’s article, which identified groups that found success through the first three months of 2015, this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q1 2015 looks at which funds and strategies struggled to perform in Q1.  Discretionary CTAs CTAs experienced a revival in the latter half of 2014 following several […]

→  April 29, 2015

Manuel Balce Ceneta Bond fund giant Pimco hires Bernanke as adviser FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, file photo, then Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Pimco has hired former Bernanke as a senior adviser, the bond fund said Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, […]

→  April 29, 2015

Pacific Investment Management Co. said Wednesday that it has hired former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as a senior adviser to the firm. Mr. Bernanke, who navigated the Fed and helped steer the economy through the 2008 financial crisis, will provide guidance on the money manager’s investment process and sometimes meet with clients, Pimco… Article […]