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+83The Iceland bet - How some hedge funds made huge moneyHello guys, I'm an Economics graduate from the University of Iceland. I thought I'd share with you some information that I believe has never been made public before, at least not in English. It's a story about some brilliant investments that made a select few hedge funds A LOT...411 week 18 hours ago
+32HF PM AMAThere appears to be some demand for an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> AMA, so here goes... I believe this will be a communal effort with several people...1488 hours 28 min ago
+4Opinion: Herbalife vs. Ackman, four years later"Now four years in the making, the protracted battle Pershing Square - Herbalife (HLF) is detailed nicely in the most recent New Yorker magazine article "[Financiers fight over the American...122 weeks 2 hours ago
+3Is short selling ethical?Monkeys, I was going through this article on Roger Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management: The author mentions that "Short sellers are generally reviled by corporations as malevolent...322 hours 46 min ago
+3Investment IdeaI am an ex hedge-fund junior trader, and have (limited) research experience working at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span>. I came across an investment idea I thought was particularly...246 days 13 hours ago
+2What is the work culture of a hedge fund?Since most are small... does that mean they act and feel like a startup? Or despite being small, do they tend to act very corporate? Appreciate all 1st-hand input.83 days 9 hours ago
+2How do you guys manage all your data/notes?An analyst comes across a flood of information every day. Filings, transcripts, notes, calls and the notes that you take, research reports. On top of that, macro data, company-specific #'s, etc. How do you manage all this data, and turn it into something that you can refer back to and...31 week 4 days ago
+2New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">hedge fund interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with...16 months 2 weeks ago
+2The "Fair-value-to-arrive equity" of Noble Group. How a trader exploits a loophole in the system.![][] The "Fair-value-to-arrive equity" of Noble Group. How a trader...02 weeks 4 days ago
+1Breaking it into the hedge fund industry in TorontoHi there, I a 27 year old international student doing a Masters in Physics in Canada. I have had no prior exposure to the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/hedge-fund-interview-questions">hedge fund industry</a></span>, but I am now highly...161 week 4 days ago
+1Pitching stockI have a meeting with the COO of a hedge fund. Is he likely to ask me about stock recomendations? I have a non finance background and I graduated from University last September. 111 week 18 hours ago
+1How easy is it to go from HF to PE?Wondering regarding the possibility of leaving ($10bn+) <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> for (MF) PE... assuming someone joined the HF as an analyst, is this...56 days 2 hours ago
+1Transferring from MF PE to HF post MBAHi all, I'm currently a second year associate at a large, MF PE fund in London. I will be matriculating into a top MBA program (Harvard, Stanford, Wharton) this fall and intending to transfer into a <span class='keyword_link'><a...52 weeks 2 days ago
+1Thoughts on FinTech industry as a career? Specifically Order/Portfolio Management System softwareHi, Wanted to get peoples thoughts on the FinTech industry pertaining to Order/<span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">portfolio management</a></span> System software providing services to Buy-side...53 weeks 3 days ago
+1Hedge FundCan someone explain me in an easy way what exactly a Hedge Fund contains? I'm reading The Heretic's Guid to global Finance, and I don't really understand the explanation written by Brett Scott.52 weeks 2 days ago
+1Why does Point72 have so many employees?Notice that their AUM is only $11 billion (as of 2015), yet they have 1000 employees. AQR, Two Sigma, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citadel-investment-group" target="_blank">Citadel</a></span>, etc. all manage much more money...135 min 59 sec ago
+1N/A worked it outnot needed anymore, delete this please...................................................................01 week 5 days ago
0Is IB a better path than Trading/Asset Management to break into HFs?Hi, I'm not particularly interested in Private Equity, it seems arguably duller than IB. I'm doing a Spring Week (British pre-internship thing) in an Investment Bank, as IB doesn't interest me but I heard it was the a commonly trodden path to break into the <span...11 week 6 days ago