Posts Tagged ‘BlackRock’

Unusual Quant Strategy Attracts Capital

October 29, 2015

Chidem Kurdas

New hedge fund businesses have always faced daunting odds. Today it is even harder for them to succeed, squeezed as they are between financial markets that no longer seem to offer profit opportunities and investors who are afraid to commit their money.  (more…)

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BlackRock Sees Rising Rate Advantage

July 15, 2015

Chidem Kurdas

Chattering about the effects of the expected (more…)

Bond ETFs Hold Up Amid Volatility

October 24, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Recent big ups and downs (more…)

Investor Dilemma: How to Fed Proof

October 8, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

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

Search for Next Soros Continues

October 1, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Some people made it their life’s work to seek (more…)

Are ETFs the New Futures?

June 18, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Exchange-traded funds are becoming a favorite instrument for bond (more…)

Multi-Asset Trend as Feeders Decline

September 16, 2013

Diversified portfolios of various (more…)

Listed Loan Fund Hires PE Offshoot

August 8, 2013

An investment vehicle that is expected to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (more…)

Diverging Views on PE Prospects

June 25, 2013

Difficult as it is for hedgies (more…)

Pensions Like Their Alternatives Traded

February 28, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

No wonder so many managers want to have an initial public offering. Pensions may be more (more…)