Regulation Is Boutique Asset Managers’ Biggest Growth Hurdle
Nearly half of boutique firms said regulation was the critical factor that could break their firm, up from 17% in 2013.
High-Speed Trading Rules Coming From SEC, White Says
The SEC chief unveiled the regulator’s most sweeping plan yet for reining in high-frequency trading and monitoring secretive trading practices.
Time is money, certainly in the U.S. stock market. In fact, in just a matter of years, the time it takes to process orders has...
Hedge Funds Wise to Watch Bird Flu
Depending on the news reports one reads, the avian flu may or may not be on the verge of exploding into a global pandemic. As it stands right now, no one knows if or when the avian influenza strain will mutate to a form that enables it to spread quickly...
Hedge Funds Slow to Use Cost Research
In investing, there's no such thing as a free trade. Trading commissions are way down in price, but looking at commissions alone can be misleading.
Study: 500 New Funds Launched Last Year, But Survival Getting Tougher
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com) -- A survey by Tabb Group puts the number of hedge funds at 8,600 and total industry assets at US$930 billion. While the asset amount is below the US$1 trillion found by other studies, the number of funds is higher than the often-quoted 7,000. Tabb Group, based...