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Irving Picard Could Be Biggest Winner In Madoff Scandal
May 27, 2011 @ 12:00 PM | By Melanie Rodier

According to Bloomberg, Picard charges $5,803 for a day's work. And now 800 Madoff investors who are trying to recover the funds they lost in the sprawling Ponzi scheme, are understandably angry at the trustee's hefty pay day.

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Einhorn Says "Let's Go Mets"
May 26, 2011 @ 13:18 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

A life-long fan, the hedge fund manager brings $200k and financial acumen to the cash-strapped team.

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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Allows Brokers to "Tweet" Market Research
May 26, 2011 @ 11:45 AM | By Justin Grant

Twitter has proven to be a game-charger in news, now Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is testing whether or not it can do the same for market research.

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SEC to Vote On Exactly How To Compensate Corporate Whistleblowers
May 25, 2011 @ 10:54 AM | By Melanie Rodier

The Dodd-Frank provision for whistleblowers was created in the aftermath of the Bernie Madoff scandal.

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Who Should Run the IMF?
May 25, 2011 @ 10:35 AM | By Phil Albinus

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Quant Funds Enjoy 2011 Revival
May 24, 2011 @ 12:12 PM | By Justin Grant

Thanks to a run of steady performance by the markets and less than fierce competition in the aftermath of the financial crisis, quantitative funds are well-positioned for growth in the near-term.

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Sen. Grassley Pursues Wall Street Titan
May 24, 2011 @ 12:00 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

Why is a Congressman investigating Steven Cohen of SAC Capital?

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On Wall Street, Social Media Needs To Be A Leap Of Faith
May 23, 2011 @ 11:46 AM | By Melanie Rodier

Many banks still forbid their employees from using Facebook, Twitter or any other social media tools.

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Hedge Fund Assets Make Comeback But Returns Don't
May 19, 2011 @ 11:50 AM | By Justin Grant

At first glance, it certainly seems like hedge funds are enjoying a post-crash renaissance, with the industry’s total assets under management projected to climb above pre-crisis levels later this year.

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Twitter-Based Hedge Fund Makes Debut
May 18, 2011 @ 11:35 AM | By Justin Grant

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Step By Step: How Hedge Funds Must Navigate the New Landscape
May 17, 2011 @ 09:38 AM | By Phil Albinus

Step One: Get friends to loan you $500 million. Step Two: Find high-net-worth clients. Step Three is a little trickier. Thanks to the financial collapse a few years ago, the new buzzword is "transparency."

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Ranking of Top 100 Hedge Funds Shows How Far Industry Has Grown
May 16, 2011 @ 11:57 AM | By Justin Grant

A close look at Institutional Investor's ranking of the top 100 hedge funds in terms of assets under management reveals how appealing such investments have become to institutional clients over the last decade.

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Raj Will Run, Predict Hedge Fund Managers
May 13, 2011 @ 12:12 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

Those attending the Skybridge alternative investments conference in LasVegas, told CNBC that Raj Rajaratnam will flee the U.S, to escape a 20-year jail term.

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HFTs Probably Don't Like Sen. Schumer Too Much Right Now
May 12, 2011 @ 12:39 PM | By Justin Grant

Considering how unhappy Wall Street was with being slapped with a host of new regulations, it's pretty safe to assume Sen. Charles Schumer isn't too popular right now in the high frequency trading community.

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Headhunting On The Rise On Wall Street
May 12, 2011 @ 10:02 AM | By Melanie Rodier

More than half of the 1,422 people surveyed said between 1 and 5 headhunters had contacted them since the beginning of 2011.

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U.S. High-Frequency Trading Firms Look Eastward
May 11, 2011 @ 11:09 AM | By Justin Grant

The new gold rush is taking place in the Far East. Plagued with depressed trading volumes, brutal competition and stunted growth, high-frequency trading firms are setting their sights on the Asia-Pacific region as the U.S. and European markets stagnate.

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Steven Cohen Raises Social Profile
May 09, 2011 @ 11:55 AM | By Ivy Schmerken

SAC Global's founder attends social events to blunt allegations of insider trading.

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Beware Venture Capitalist Advice
May 05, 2011 @ 10:53 AM | By Phil Albinus

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The (Cloud) Tipping Point
May 05, 2011 @ 10:25 AM | By Greg MacSweeney

Trusted financial services vendors are grabbing the cloud market away from the Amazons and Googles of the cloud world.

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Smaller Hedge Funds to Gobble Larger Slice of Pension Pie?
May 03, 2011 @ 11:53 AM | By Justin Grant

Smaller hedge funds are looking like a better bet than their larger counterparts these days – at least in the eyes of institutional investors.

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Plenty More Madoffs In The Sea
May 03, 2011 @ 11:39 AM | By Melanie Rodier

A criminologist claims that white collar crime is proliferating in the financial industry due to a continuing lack of adequate regulation.

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Amid Cheers, Ground Zero Lessons Must Be Remembered
May 02, 2011 @ 10:17 AM | By Phil Albinus

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