Unstructured Finance

Paul after PIMCO

February 9, 2012


By Jennifer Ablan and Matthew Goldstein

Paul McCulley says working at bond giant PIMCO was like being in Camelot. But in some ways, Bill Gross’s former top Federal Reserve watcher seems a lot happier and more at peace with himself since leaving the Newport Beach, Calif.-based firm at the end of 2010.

Steer clear of the free lunch, says Noster

January 21, 2011

Diversification is meant to be the only free lunch in investing.

But according to hedge fund Noster Capital, with most markets looking toppy and with problems ahead, it’s not necessarily one that investors would be wise to tuck into.

The hedge fund barbell

December 23, 2009

The fledgling market for hedge fund secondaries may be becoming barbell-shaped, according to Hedgebay.

Improving situation at RAB Special Sits

June 29, 2009

Encouraging news today from RAB Special Situations after the listed fund (a feeder into the main hedge fund) reported a 10.5 percent NAV rise in May.

Going global

February 10, 2009

rtr1u4b7Global macro and managed futures (CTAs) are still where it’s at, it seems, when it comes to funds of hedge funds.

Circuit City employees speak

November 3, 2008

Circuit City employees say they’re not surprised the struggling retailer is closing 155 stores in an attempt to remain solvent amid deteriorating liquidity and tighter credit conditions from vendors.