Guest white paper by Patrick J. McCurdy of Merlin Securities — The investor due diligence process has evolved with the growth of the hedge fund industry. What was once a short and rather perfunctory process has grown into one which today is highly quantitative and detailed. While there is no one-size-fits-all formula for investors, one [...]
By Ron Suber, Merlin Securities — The business landscape has changed dramatically for both hedge fund managers and investors as we enter year end and an even greater risk and regulatory environment. In addition, these volatile markets along with a correlated trading cycle has made reliable, automated processes essential components to running an efficient hedge [...]
Guest Post: Charles Gradante, Managing Principal at Hennessee Group shares the white page The Perception Problem with “Returns” – Equity Market Pundits and Real Returns.
Rarely do equity market pundits focus on real performance returns (nominal returns less core inflation). Reporting nominalreturns, rather than real returns, is the standard of measurement for the media. However, it can be misleading [...]