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MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Hedge

Posted on March 28, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Hedge is an investment or strategy that attempts to reduce the impact of adverse […]

eVestment Data Show Historic Inflows for Hedge Funds in February

Posted on March 27, 2014

Recent data from eVestment spotlight investor allocations to hedge funds that reached a record high last month.  Investors allocated $41 […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Over-the-Counter (OTC)

Posted on March 27, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Over-the-Counter (OTC) is the trading of financial instruments directly between two parties pursuant to […]

New MFA Resource Details How Hedge Funds Count Their Assets

Posted on March 26, 2014

MFA released its latest educational resource today, a new presentation that serves as a basic introduction to how hedge funds […]

Recent eVestment Data Detail Asset Distribution Among Global Hedge Funds

Posted on March 26, 2014

New data analysis from eVestment illustrates the structural details of the global hedge fund industry, highlighting the fact that funds […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Margin

Posted on March 26, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Margin is financial collateral (e.g., cash, Securities) that an investor or counterparty has to […]

UK Hedge Funds Grow Larger

Posted on March 25, 2014

New data from the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority show that the nation’s largest hedge funds have grown bigger, with […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Beta

Posted on March 25, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Beta is the percentage change in the price of a Security for a one […]

CFTC Giving European Swap Trading Platforms Until May 15 to Gain Exemption

Posted on March 24, 2014

A March 24 deadline for European swap trading platforms to show they offer “sufficient competition between banks and other firms […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Counterparty

Posted on March 24, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Counterparty is a party to an agreement. Want to learn more about this and […]