Swapping his career at PIMCO to start his own firm, John Brynjolfsson talks with us about trading, the economy and launching a global macro hedge fund firm in 2009, arguably one of the most difficult times to start a fund.
Japan has become a very attractive place to invest in recent weeks. It is something akin to a great river with a lot of fresh meat floating about, and as yet relatively few piranhas benefitting from that environment.
David Blass put hedge fund managers and private equity fund managers on notice that they may be engaged in unregistered (and therefore, unlawful) broker dealer activities as a result of the manner by which hedge fund managers compensate their personnel.
The European Parliament may ease a planned ban on fund-manager bonuses that top fixed pay if investors get to vote on the larger awards, bringing the rules closer into line with ones approved today on how much bankers can be compensated.