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software for fund selectors: MorningStar,...How do MS Direct and eVestment compare with Bloomberg for fund screening? If I understand correctly, MS direct is cheaper than Bloomberg (17k p.a.), what about eVestment? MS direct provides 3x smaller coverage of hedge funds than Barclays Hedge/Eurekahedge, is eVestment any better? We mostly... 10 months 3 weeks
Burghardt and Corb e-booksAny chance anyone has e-books (scanned would do) of these two: Eurodollar futures and options handbook - Burghardt Interest Rate Swaps and Other Derivatives - Corb Wouldn't mind Treasury Bond Basis by Burghardt either. Thanks. 1 year 8 months
Writing e-mails in JapanNot necessarily IBD, but professionals in finance in general (either cold-mailing or having the name from a mutual contact) What's the polite way to address someone in Japan? I did some googling, but it was for business in general (less internationalized) and wasn't conclusive. The only... 1 year 9 months
Gas prices: 'Libor-like' manipulation[quote]FSA EXAMINES GAS PRICE FIXING UK regulators are investigating an alleged attempt to manipulate prices in the wholesale gas market similar to the Libor interest rate fixing scandal in the banking sector earlier this year, The Guardian reports. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) and... 2 years 6 months


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AMA Discretionary Hedge Fund TraderThnx for doing multiple AMA's now. What can you say about portfolio turnover? 11 hours 58 min
BUND UGLYWhy not BTPs? Too expensive to short? 14 hours 42 min
Top 20 Hedge Funds List[quote=Esuric] eurokopek: You presented zero factual arguments...Can you give us at least 1 fact to back up your fairytale? Shit returns... 14 hours 59 min
Top 20 Hedge Funds List[quote=Esuric]Options have same sharpe ratio as underlying.[/quote] U wot m8? [quote=Esuric] Value investing is dead; markets are efficient.[/quote] Markets are efficient because there are (value) investors out there making them efficient. Do you think if literally everyone jumps on the index/... 18 hours 51 min
BUND UGLYI'm not sure I follow how shorting earns a positive carry. Your bobl short (used to) earn a positive carry, but you'd have to lend money at a negative rate to borrow the bobl. GC rate is more negative than bobl yield, so you still have negative carry. 5 days 16 hours
Bloomberg Terminals at HFsNo, but strategy is in EM with quite long-term horizon, so the analysts don't really need the terminal. 1 week 6 days
Negative bond yields[quote=sillymonkey123]Ehhhhhh. Not sure what all gibberish written above me is about and I don't want to write a long thesis about this. To keep it simple, nominal yields=real yields + inflation expectations. Aside from capital flows due problem in the EU, the market is really saying (1)... 1 week 6 days
Forex_tradingcall it liver insurance 2 weeks 2 days
Elm Partners - Active Index InvestingNo, I do not think it's a special or an interesting place. The only reason I have to believe this guy is not going to blow up the third time (the website fails to mention his participation in JWM partners) is that the strategy is so simple and unlevered that blowing up is not feasible. He's... 2 weeks 2 days
Weirdest Hedge Fund Strategies?A certain bond fund with a few awards that refuses to invest in countries with negative net foreign assets cus they're fundamentally bankrupt. Venezuela is then preferred over Australia. Also Paulson gold fund. 3 weeks 15 hours