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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... 12 months 4 days
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 9 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 11 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 7 months


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Grexit. What are your views? What are your firm...Virtually no one in the private sector holds Greek bonds. The Greece default in 2012 triggered less than 3b of net payments on CDS. Eur hardly dropped then. 1 month 6 days
5% USD Term Deposit - How to find depositors?Not exactly, you get 2.5% with 1 year maturity at Sberbank and the likes. If you look at crappier banks like Vneshprombank or Russian International Bank you get north of 5% for quite short term deposits as well. Vneshprombank and RIB seems to have B1 or B2 rating by Moody's, Mongolian banks are B1... 1 month 1 week
Anyone heard of Old Oaks Asset Management?I don't know how working for this fund is so much better than having a PA. All funds are launched in April 2015 but factsheets list 15+% performance since 2010 for most of em. "One of the most famous users of the Global Macro strategy is George Soros." Good job, back-testing discretionary... 1 month 1 week
Anyone heard of Old Oaks Asset Management?Avoid like plague. Putting aside how amateurish it is, they are marketing funds in the UK to retail folks without registration with the FCA. 1 month 1 week
5% USD Term Deposit - How to find depositors?Why deposit in Mongolia at 3-5% when you could deposit in Russian banks at north of 5%? 1 month 1 week
AMA Discretionary Hedge Fund TraderThnx for doing multiple AMA's now. What can you say about portfolio turnover? 1 month 1 week
BUND UGLYWhy not BTPs? Too expensive to short? 1 month 1 week
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... 1 month 1 week
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/... 1 month 1 week
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. 1 month 2 weeks