Federal Reserve Stalls Money Market Fund Bailout
The Federal Reserve Board said November 10 that is delaying until November 24.
What Will the Future Ranks of FAs Look Like?
The U.S. subprime mortgage meltdown. The ongoing credit crunch. Volatile markets. The Bush administration's rethinking of the nation's regulatory blueprint for financial services companies. Talk...
Bear Stearns Debuts Active ETF (Really!)
Bear Stearns was planning to make a splash by offering the world's first actively managed ETF on March 18th, but instead the company got hit...
Kathy Daly was running late for our 12 p.m. interview. It was the day after J.P. Morgan Chase acquired Bear Stearns at the fire-sale price of $2 a share, and she'd been calling clients since 6 a.m., soothing nerves already rubbed raw by the previous week's market plunge. Her aim:...
Quick, now, what's the fastest growing investment class in the United States? Precisely right: structured products. Go ahead, fall in love with them -- but don't...
How You Are Heard
Strong communication skills are imperative to success in the financial planning industry. Whether it's prospecting new clients, working well with employees, or dealing with vendors,...
Updated: Nobel Group Awards Hedge Funds
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--The foundation charged with managing the pool of money out of which Nobel Prize winners are paid made its first hedge fund investments recently, and among those selected to manage assets were Corbin Capital Partners, a New York fund of funds firm, Rock Creek Group, Washington, D.C., and...
Building a Niche
You hear it often: one of the best ways for independent advisors to maintain their competitive edge is to serve a niche clientele. William and...
In Enron Affair, What Did Banks and Hedge Funds Know?
The first Enron case to come to trial was in the United Kingdom. Structured finance professionals watched with bated breath as Mr. Justice Cook dismissed WestLB's claims against J.P. Morgan Chase. After all, we're paid to come up with legal and creative financial solutions, even if some of the financial...
J.P. Morgan Report Sees Erosion in Some Hedge Fund Segments, Opportunities in Others
LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)--A report that describes 2004 as "almost a perfect storm hitting alpha" for active hedge fund investors, with a number of factors coalescing to dampen returns, finds that while hedge funds offer ample opportunities for profit in many areas, some of the commonly used strategies are eroding the very...