What can a Collar do for Client's Portfolios?
Options-based strategies to reduce risk and boost relative performance in a down market are not new. But a new, 10-year study underscores how helpful they can be in down markets.
Database Study Debunks Survivorship-Bias Myth, Showcases Industry Growth
RENO, Nev. (HedgeWorld.com)--Although many hedge fund databases seem to be alike, a new survey found that databases differ significantly in the information they contain, especially in the funds they list. Also, while many in the industry assume that databases are full of "dead" names or funds that are no longer...
Getting Schooled in Alternatives
As investor interest in absolute return investments grows, so does the business of educating financial advisors about alternative investments. To address this demand, the Alternative...
Hedge Fund Indexes Respond Similarly to Market Fac
AMHERST, Mass. (HedgeWorld.com)--Variation across major hedge fund indexes, one of the often-criticized weaknesses of these measures, might not necessarily be a barrier to their use...
CAIA Exams Set to Start
The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association has slated Nov. 3 as the registration date for 2003 exams for its CAIA designation.
Trade Associations Offer Chartered Alternative Inv
body> AMHERST, Mass. (HedgeWorld.com)--In addition to earning a CFA designation, those active in the hedge fund industry now may want to consider becoming CAIA certified, a...