Assumption that hedge fund managers outperform by investing in firms with similar corporate governance characteristics to their own is inverted. High governance funds are more successful in selecting low...
Hedge fund directors have come in for criticism from investors and operational due diligence officials for a lack of scrutiny of the funds they represent. Many say directorships should be capped at 15...
The history of energy trading is littered with losses, bankruptcies and other misfortunes that now serve as cautionary tales. Alexander Osipovich looks back at the biggest energy risk management disasters...
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