Commentary

Donald Steinbrugge
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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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September 2007 Edition

Featured Articles

Europe Overhauled

By Nina Mehta

MiFID's Coming Print Wars

By Nina Mehta

Letter from the Editor

No Do-Overs

It's not a stretch to say equity traders earned their pay last month-markets whipsawed after the subprime mortgage mess spread to the equity markets. Volumes went through the roof, with equities seeing days of greater than 10 billion shares trading hands and others in the 9-billion-share range. That's certainly good for the trading business. It will be interesting to see how it affects agency firms this quarter.

Clearing

Buyside Snapshot

Balancing Act: High vs. Low

By Gregory Bresiger

Exchanges and ECNs

On the Move

On The Move

By Editorial Staff

Options Observer

Transition Management

Word for Word

Schumer Faces Off with Cox

By Peter Chapman