Archive for the ‘Risk Management’ Category

Chanos Long on Marlboro Man

January 26, 2016

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Who can live on short selling alone? Not even (more…)

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Research Misleads in Bubble

February 25, 2015

On a hedge fund’s short selling (more…)

Investor Dilemma: How to Fed Proof

October 8, 2014

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When the Federal Reserve will reverse its low-interest stance remains unclear. (more…)

Choppiness amid Calm: Explaining an Anomaly

August 6, 2014

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A surprising reason people give for disappointing returns (more…)

Carlyle Quants in Bridgewater Bailiwick

July 9, 2014

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Risk-parity investing is not a household term. At least, not yet. (more…)

Battling Dispersion Blues

June 5, 2014

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A shorthand like “hedge fund” is just a convenient catchall (more…)

Chanos Long and Short Energy

May 20, 2014

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Prominent short-seller James Chanos (more…)

Trend Followers on the Mend?

December 17, 2013

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Traders who follow long-term trends made (more…)

Taper Time Tactics

July 17, 2013

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No cold turkey, Ben Bernanke promises. The idea is to gently withdraw (more…)

Goldman Energy Sweet Spot and Risks

July 8, 2013

A train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded this past Saturday, killing a significant number of people in a Canadian town. The police are investigating the incident, which is a reminder of the special risks (more…)