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Blog Post: FINalternatives: Hedge Funds Take In Almost $7B In Feb.

April 10, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Although they continue to trail the S&P 500, hedge funds took in an estimated $6.8 billion in February, according to the latest numbers from BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research.read more...

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Blog Post: TimingLogic: Bank of America Is Too Crooked to Fail. Microcosm Of The United States?

April 10, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

I missed Taibi’s latest but it was emailed to me by a friend.   Not a lot new but a very good read.  It’s a good read because Taibbi’s style is to lay it all on the table  with brutal honesty in a way that we can relate to consequences and perversions of our society and our economy.  Frankly, it would be nice if the mainstream media would entertain even varnished honesty with some regularity.  This type of reporting, style aside, should be in every newspaper...

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Blog Post: FINalternatives: HFR: Over 1,000 Hedge Funds Launch In 2011

April 10, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

There were 1,113 hedge fund launches in 2011, including 270 in Q4—the highest annual total since 2007, according to Hedge Fund Research.read more...

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Published / Preprint: Competition for Managers, Corporate Governance and Incentive Compensation (CEPR DP8936)

April 10, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Competition for Managers, Corporate Governance and Incentive Compensation Author(s): Viral V Acharya, Marc Gabarro, Paolo Volpin CEPR Discussion Paper Number 8936 Paper Details | PDF Download* | Purchase Electronic | Purchase Printed Programme Area(s): Financial Economics (FE) Date of Publication: 01/04/2012 Keyword(s): corporate governance, executive compensation, externalities JEL(s): D82, G18, G21 Abstract: We propose a model in which better governance incentivizes managers...

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Published / Preprint: Household Finance: An Emerging Field (CEPR DP8934)

April 10, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Household Finance: An Emerging Field Author(s): Luigi Guiso, Paolo Sodini CEPR Discussion Paper Number 8934 Paper Details | PDF Download* | Purchase Electronic | Purchase Printed Programme Area(s): Financial Economics (FE) Date of Publication: 01/04/2012 Keyword(s): Consumer financial protection, Financial advice, Household financial decisions, Individual portfolio choice JEL(s): d1, d3 Abstract: Household finance - the normative and positive study of how households use...

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Blog Post: FINalternatives: BNY Mellon Execs Join HedgeMark Board

April 10, 2012 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

BNY Mellon’s Curtis Arledge and Vince Sands have joined the board of the firm’s affiliate, HedgeMark International.read more...

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