Understanding Event-Driven Investing

Event-driven investing is an investing strategy that seeks to exploit pricing inefficiencies that may occur before or after a corporate event, such as a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition or spinoff.…

Hedge Fund Positions - Who Is Actually Running The Show?

Too many people who are interested in the financial industry think that the only hedge fund positions that are available are the 100 hour work week hedge fund analyst positions that grind you down and make you a subservient henchmen to the market. While there are lots of those positions to go around, there are also many other hedge fund positions that are the complete opposite of that and actually offer an enjoyable experience. Since each individual hedge fund is set up in its own way, it is difficult to generalize about the specific hedge fund positions that are available, but the three that most hedge funds employ are hedge fund managers, hedge fund administrators and hedge fund analysts.…

Invest Hedge Fund - Basics Of Investing In A Hedge Fund

If you are looking for an investment alternative to the US stock market (compound annual return of -0.18% since January 2000) and already have quite a bit of money to invest, you may want to consider hedge funds. Mutual funds offer returns that are pretty much inline with the overall market averages, but hedge funds offer something on a whole different level. Hedge funds are a lot more aggressive and are allowed to take certain liberties that mutual funds or other managed funds are not allowed to take. Because of this, compound annual returns for successful hedge funds can be significantly greater.…

Hedge Fund Salaries - What Is The Average Salary Of A Hedge Fund Manager?

If you have been watching the news lately, you will have no doubt heard about some of the so-called "fat-cat" bankers of Wall Street who take home hedge fund salaries that make a small African countries GDP look like pocket change. But, is the hedge fund business really that lucrative? Are hedge fund salaries really that high? Should you drop out of art school and start studying quant analysis as soon as possible? While there are many great opportunities in the financial industry, it is not all it's cracked up to be.…

Hedge Fund Admin - The Forgotten Side Of The Hedge Fund Business

A successful hedge fund operation has many elements which all intermingle to form an optimal wealth accumulation and growth mechanism. When people see portrayals of hedge funds on TV and in the movies, all they really see are the guys wearing suspenders, imitating Gordon Gekko and lighting cigars with $100 bills in their spare time. But, there is a whole other side to the business, and that is hedge fund admin.…

Starting A Hedge Fund - Is It As Easy As It Sounds?

Are you an avid stock market investor? Do you love the thrill of investing money in a certain stock, bond, or other financial derivative and watch its value skyrocket? Do you want to make more money than you ever thought possible? If so, starting a hedge fund is the perfect opportunity to change your life forever.…

Hedge Fund Employment - a Sign of the Times

It's that time of year when weary Wall Street traders take stock of exactly how much they're really valued by their banks. And a time also to cast their eyes towards their hedge fund colleagues, muttering darkly about the grass being greener on the other side. With January bonuses now having been bagged, it's a good talking point to see how they measure up to what's available on the hedge-side of the investment industry.…

What is a hedge fund?

A hedge fund is an alternative investment vehicle available only to sophisticated investors, such as institutions and individuals with significant assets.…

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