Archive for May, 2013

SEC Claims Authority in Stanford Appeal

May 28, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

Last week, just before Memorial Day weekend, the US Securities and Exchange Commission filed a reply to (more…)

ETF Flows Boost Bond Strategy

May 22, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

As yield-seekers increasingly took refuge in junk bonds, money flowed to index funds in this asset class, in particular exchange-traded index funds. This has been a boon for hedge funds (more…)

Bridgewater Adds to Microsoft Stake

May 16, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

Do ├╝ber quants see something in Windows (more…)

Public vs. Private Businesses

May 14, 2013

Daniel Och owns or (more…)

Rwanda as Bellwether

May 9, 2013

Chidem Kurdas
Two weeks ago investors placed $3 billion (more…)

Goldman Picks Managers

May 7, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

Credit specialists are notable among the outside advisers chosen for a Goldman Sachs (more…)

Converts: Too Rich or Just Right?

May 2, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

Making the rounds are two opposed views on (more…)