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Hedge Funds


Higher Interest Rates: Some Hedge Fund Strategies May Benefit

Rising interest rates will provide a tailwind to three hedge fund strategies, in particular.

Book Review: Damsel in Distressed

Dominique Mielle provides an authentic, firsthand account of a long, rising, uninterrupted career at a single firm during the heyday of the hedge fund industry.

Index + Factors + Alpha, ESG: Financial Analysts Journal Editor’s Snapshot

The last Financial Analysts Journal issue of 2021 features examinations of machine learning. tax-loss harvesting, and more.

Volmaggedon, Decarbonizing Everything: Financial Analysts Journal Editor’s Snapshot

Financial Analysts Journal managing editor Heidi Raubenheimer, PhD, CFA, provides a synopsis of the latest issue.

Are Cheaper Funds Really Better Bets?

Investors should be agnostic to absolute fees, and instead rank investment options on their value added net of costs.

The Future of Hedge Funds: Trends to Watch

What do the next five years hold for hedge funds? Amy Bensted shares the results of recent research.

Investing in Small-Cap Biotech through Hedge Funds

After analyzing small-cap biotech data from 2007 on, Akash Goyal has found that higher hedge fund ownership is positively correlated with forward returns and that stocks with higher short interest are correlated with negative forward returns.

Book Review: Efficiently Inefficient

The author provides a thorough guide to the key trading strategies used by hedge funds and offers an overview of active management. He also explains such diverse approaches as quantitative, macro, dedicated short bias, and many more.

The Golden Age of Hedge Funds

How many of the hedge funds out there are actually worth investing in? Ben Carlson, CFA, explores the question.

Weekend Reads for Investors: Happy New Year Edition

Jason Voss, CFA, shares his curated list of Weekend Reads for Investors. Featured stories explore the fake news epidemic, peer into one of the world's most successful and secretive hedge funds, and estimate the daily operating costs of the Death Star.



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