Fans of the Sugarman Saga should know that it is not over – yet.  The phrase “I don’t get no respect” certainly applies to Stuart Sugarman. Seems that Stu was in court this week to testify about his being assaulted by enraged stock broker, Christoper Carter, during a spin class workout last year.   Both the NY […]

Attached/linked please find And That’s The Week That Was…the Brounes & Associates market/economic commentary for the week ended May 23, 2008.  Anyone out there?  Anyone working after market close on the Friday before Memorial Day?  (Who am I fooling?)  OK…short and sweet.  Oil and gas prices are up… Stocks are down…The Fed now may be […]

Zurich, Switzerland, May 23rd 2008, AlternativeSoft to deliver a new software release   AlternativeSoft presents a new release of its software which includes a free hedge fund and fund of funds database. Credit Agricole, France’s largest banking group, has teamed up with AlternativeSoft to deliver its CASAM CISDM database to its clients at no charge.  […]

CorpActions 2008 One-Day Conference – Thursday, June 5, 2008 SWIFT Offices – 7 Times Square, 45th Floor, NYC Securities Operations Forum, in association with SWIFT, presents  “CorpActions 2008.”  This one-day, senior level program will identify and address the questions and issues affecting Corporate Actions today and suggest a number of solutions to mitigate risk and […]

EDHEC Alternative Indexes reports the following: The month of April was characterised by a very strong positive return in the stock market, as shown by the 4.87% return of the S&P 500, the best monthly performance since December 2003. This is also the first positive return since last October. Market volatility fell by five points to […]

NEW YORK – May 21, 2008 – Gravitas Technology, a leading technology service provider to the alternative investment management industry, today announced several new hires to aid in the firm’s expansion of its new and existing divisions, including Business Consulting Services, Systems Integration, Software Services and New Business Development. The addition of these talented professionals […]

Attached/linked please find And That’s The Week That Was, the Brounes & Associates market/economic commentary for the week ended May 16, 2008.  Is it Memorial Day yet?  We can all use a little vacation (affording it is another story).  With oil and gas prices seemingly setting new records with each passing day, the prognosticators are […]

The Hedge Fund Association™ and Thompson Hine LLP cordially invite you to an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres & insightson Monday May 19, 2008 from 6:00 until 9:00pm at The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club 19999 W Country Club Drive in Aventura.  register now                                                                   Please join maverick hedge fund manager Phillip Goldstein, and a panel […]

And That’s The Week That Was, the Brounes & Associates market/economic commentary for the week ended May 9, 2008. Escalating energy prices highlighted the week (again) as Goldman Sachs made news with its dramatic prediction for the months ahead.  Suddenly, the hope that gasoline prices may experience a reprieve by the busy summer driving months […]

It has been a lot of work, but we managed to get Hedge Fund Center to the point where it is now ready for prime time.  The new blog architecture will lend itself to our mission of education and transparency by making it much easier to pubish new content, enable visitors to post comments and […]

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