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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 […]

New York State Common Fund Allocates $75 Million to Hedge Fund

Posted on March 21, 2014

The New York State Common Retirement Fund recently allocated another $75 million to a relative value quantitative hedge fund.  Last […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Dodd-Frank Act

Posted on March 21, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Dodd-Frank Act is a US federal statute that was signed into law on July […]

Investors Voice Preferences for Hedge Fund Size

Posted on March 20, 2014

Recent data from Preqin show that investors prefer mid-sized managers.  While capital flows in the past few years have mostly […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Form PF

Posted on March 20, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Form PF is a form that is required to be completed by federally registered […]

MFA March Policy Brief Now Available

Posted on March 19, 2014

MFA’s monthly Policy Brief newsletter is now available to review and download.  This month’s features include important updates on the […]

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Word of the Day: Master-Feeder Fund

Posted on March 19, 2014

MFA Hedge Fund Glossary Definition – Master-Feeder Fund is a Hedge Fund structure that typically consists of a US-based Fund […]

Report: U.S. Hedge Fund Launches Continue Strong Growth

Posted on March 18, 2014

Launches of U.S. hedge funds grew by around 10% in 2013 according to a recent report from Seward & Kissel.  […]