The Great Debate

from Breakingviews:

Cox: Stock picking for a “Trump Victory Portfolio”

By Rob Cox
September 28, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Cox: Who’s the Chinese buyer we’ve never heard of?

By Rob Cox
April 14, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Hedge fund pay hauls a political-financial shame

May 5, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Bernanke musters maximum revolving-door dignity

April 16, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

The dark side of shareholder activism

April 12, 2013

Shareholder activism sounds so respectable, even noble. The phrase conjures images of good-corporate-governance folk fighting greedy or dysfunctional management in the company’s best interest. While shareholders can be disciplinarians who right the wrongs of abusive directors, many boardroom activists advance some of the most destructive short-term thinking in business today.

Toxic asset profits, public liability

October 26, 2010

Hedge funds sponsored by the U.S. Treasury are reporting eye-popping returns, but the costs to taxpayers and households could end up being massive.

Carried interest and the big lie

June 1, 2010

As an investment strategy, making private equity and hedge fund managers rich is a probable loser. As a tax policy, it is a guaranteed one.

from Commentaries:

Obama loves hedge funds

June 17, 2009

Matthew GoldsteinThe big winner in the Obama administration's financial regulatory reform package is the beaten-up hedge fund industry.

from The Great Debate UK:

The EU and Hedge Funds: silencing the dog that didn’t bark

June 12, 2009

Laurence Copeland

- Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School and a co-author of "Verdict on the Crash" published by the Institute of Economic Affairs. The opinions expressed are his own. -