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Jun 16, 2010 - 6:20pm

restricted entities my friend, know them well

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Jun 25, 2010 - 11:38pm

I don't know how much your HF would care if you traded air conditioning

‎"Until and unless you discover that money is the root of all good, you ask for your own destruction. When money ceases to become the means by which men deal with one another, then men become the tools of other men. Blood, whips and guns or dollars."
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Jun 26, 2010 - 2:05pm

there are some exceptions but in general the rules will be similar to a bank where you have a holding period, have to disclose everything, etc. I have heard of a couple of funds where everybody trades their PA right from there desk but its becoming more and more rare. Where I work there is a long minnimum holding period for any investments and they have robust disclosure rules...i basically have to get HR to approve anything I do and its a pain in the ass.

Jun 28, 2010 - 11:24pm

trade under your moms Air conditioning...lol and friends of friends and split the profits

"The higher up the mountain, the more treacherous the path" -Frank Underwood
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Feb 22, 2012 - 1:06am
No <span><a href=//www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-balance-sheet-BS><abbr title=balance sheet>BS</abbr></a></span> Banker:
insider trading, my friend

would that be considered insider trading? I would think that it's just front-running since there isn't insider information.
Sep 27, 2021 - 10:45pm

1) talk to compliance

2) at my fund you had to jump through so many hoops, it wasn't feasible trading individual equities. They have name restrictions (which they can say no to without explanation) and holding period restrictions. 
3) if you're at a hedge fund you're technically already exposed to trading equities (assuming that's the asset class) by virtue of working for a fund. Why would you want to double down ?

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