Commentary

Donald Steinbrugge
Traders Magazine Online News

Are There Still Opportunities in Structured Credit Hedge Fund Strategies?

In this guest article, the author examines how the next credit cycle might again offer great distressed long-only beta trades at some point, but recommends investing in hedge funds that carry low market exposure right now.

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May 2007 Edition

Featured Articles

Smart Gets Smarter

By Nina Mehta

Letter from the Editor

Older and Smarter

It wasn't that long ago that the concept of smart order routing was a foreign one to traders. Only some eight years ago most traders were just getting used to trading on multiple ECNs, doing their best to execute in a fragmented market. Enter the ECN aggregator. Life suddenly became much easier. Traders no longer needed to access each ECN directly because technology, using smart order routing, could do it for them. Systems like Lava and RealTick ended the era of the ECN jockey-may he rest in peace.

Clearing

Leverage is Good

By John Hintze

Buyside Snapshot

In Traders We Trust

By Michael Scotti

Exchanges and ECNs

On the Move

On the Move

By Editorial Staff

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