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High-yield funds will see more outflows: GAM's Flaherty
By Chris Clair, HedgeWorld
09/29/2014 6:38:15 PM ET
Posted in : Video

GAM's high-yield fixed income strategist Jack Flaherty tells Reuters Insider that high-yield bond valuations are a little stretched right now, and he thinks ...

CalPERS' hedge fund exit: earthquake or Godzilla?
By Attain Capital
09/29/2014 12:02:28 PM ET
Posted in : Managed Futures

The big news in the alternatives world lately is of course that the largest pension in the world CalPERS is ditching its Absolute Return unit and unloading ...

Harvard's new fund boss needs a California lesson
By Reuters Breakingviews
09/26/2014 4:07:28 PM ET
Posted in : Reuters Breakingviews

Harvard's new money manager needs a California lesson. Stephen Blyth is taking over the university's $36 billion endowment at a time when its investment ...

Will contempt sanctions get Argentina to yield?
By Alison Frankel, Reuters
09/26/2014 1:17:32 PM ET
Posted in : Daily News

Argentina's contempt for the U.S. court system is not even debatable. Argentine officials have openly jeered at court orders enjoining them from making ...

ValueAct's Valeant return hints at value trap
By Reuters Breakingviews
09/25/2014 6:27:08 PM ET
Posted in : Reuters Breakingviews

ValueAct Capital's valiant return to Valeant Pharmaceuticals hints at a value trap. The departure of the activist fund led by Jeffrey Ubben from the drug ...

Top 5 Predicted Outcomes of CalPERS divesting of Hedge Funds
By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners
09/22/2014 11:33:34 AM ET
Posted in : Daily News

CalPERS' announcement to divest of hedge funds has created a significant buzz in the media with many people wondering what impact this will have on the ...

Value over volatility
By Chris Clair, HedgeWorld
09/22/2014 10:24:54 AM ET
Posted in : Video

Roger Martin, former dean of the Rotman School of Management, joins Reuters Breakingviews' editor Rob Cox to discuss why the California Public Employees' ...

Going hedge fund-free
By Chris Clair, HedgeWorld
09/16/2014 4:21:22 PM ET
Posted in : Video

Reuters Breakingviews Jeff Goldfarb and Richard Beales discuss the reasons why California's $300 billion pension fund, the California Public Employees' ...

Now is the time to pick an active manager
By Chris Clair, HedgeWorld
09/12/2014 7:05:29 PM ET
Posted in : Video

Diane Garnick, CEO at Clear Alternatives, says with volatility on the rise, now is a good time to seek out active management over passive index funds. ...

Dollar General takes off the gloves
By Chris Clair, HedgeWorld
09/10/2014 5:38:34 PM ET
Posted in : Video

Dollar General is taking its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar directly to Family Dollar shareholders after being rejected twice earlier by its smaller ...

Never confuse risk and volatility
By James Saft, Reuters
09/10/2014 4:52:01 PM ET
Posted in : Daily News

Of the many lazy and dangerous ways of thinking about investment these two rank near the top: that risk equates with volatility and that risk and rewards ...

Investing in the investor
By Diane Harrison, Panegyric Marketing
09/09/2014 5:16:42 PM ET
Posted in : Daily News

With the third quarter of 2014 coming to its close, and year end allocation decisions taking precedence in the minds of advisors and managers both, it ...

Golden age of activism enabling more with less
By Reuters Breakingviews
09/08/2014 5:36:32 PM ET
Posted in : Reuters Breakingviews

Success is begetting more support for activist investors. Barry Rosenstein's Jana Partners has parlayed just a 1 percent stake in Walgreen into up to three ...

ECB policy is carry-trade-tastic
By James Saft, Reuters
09/05/2014 1:00:13 PM ET
Posted in : Daily News

For all the uncertainty around the European Central Bank's extraordinary monetary policy, one thing is for sure: it'll be good for carry trades. If ...

U.S. judge finds inefficiency, complexity but no aluminum conspiracy
By Andy Home, Reuters
09/04/2014 1:20:54 PM ET
Posted in : Commodities

The dismissal by U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest of a barrage of lawsuits alleging foul play in the aluminum market does not mark the end of this ...

Dollar General may go hostile on Family Dollar bid
By Chris Clair
09/03/2014 1:06:47 PM ET
Posted in : Video

Dollar General says it may consider a hostile takeover bid in its attempt to acquire Family Dollar if a new offer that includes a higher $9.1 billion price ...

Burger King tax flip merger logic doesn't stack up
By Reuters Breakingviews
08/25/2014 3:05:38 PM ET
Posted in : Reuters Breakingviews

It will take more than a crossing of the Canadian border to justify investor ebullience for a potential Burger King-Tim Hortons combination. The $9.6 ...

Guru fund tracks 'smart money' investments
By Chris Clair
08/15/2014 1:26:07 PM ET
Posted in : Video

Bruno Del Ama's Global X Guru exchange-traded fund bases its holdings on the 13-F filings by hedge fund managers, which this quarter showed mixed sentiment ...

Bet with the house in Caesars showdown
By Reuters Breakingviews
08/12/2014 6:13:37 PM ET
Posted in : Reuters Breakingviews

Bet with the house in the Caesars showdown. Bondholders including Oaktree Capital and Elliott Management, led respectively by Howard Marks and Paul Singer, ...

Gaffen and Garnick: This is not your dad's M&A market
By Chris Clair
08/12/2014 1:43:30 PM ET
Posted in : Video

Reuters markets editor David Gaffen and Clear Alternatives' chief executive Diane Garnick talk about mergers and acquisitions. Unlike what's occurred in ...

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