Money managers under the microscope
Today sees the start of the Hedge 2009 conference at the Hilton by Tower Bridge.
Sushil Wadhwani will talk about how he uses Keynes’s theories about how financial markets work, Roger Bootle will discuss quantitative easing and Tudor Capital will talk about the benefits of quantitative funds.
After last year’s awful performance, money is slowing returning to the industry, but, after a series of frauds and funds locking up client money, investors are now cautious about who they give their money to.
Hedge fund stories from the past 24 hours from Reuters and elsewhere:
Second buyer asks for chance to bid on Sun-Times Media Group – Chicago Tribune
Hedge fund bets on hyperinflation – The Atlantic
Hedge fund firms are once again positioning their businesses for better times ahead — lending further weight to anecdotal evidence that investors are turning back to the industry.