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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November 2007 Edition

Featured Articles

Men At Work

By Peter Chapman

Letter from the Editor

NYSE Makeover?

Editors always like to see a beefy issue with lots of news stories. This issue fits that bill. There are seven pages-11 stories in all-devoted to regulatory issues in our Rules & Regs section. Perhaps this shouldn't come as a surprise. It's been the regulatory changes over the last 10 years that have had the greatest impact on the equity market. Regulation is the culprit that has allowed technology to restructure equity trading.

Clearing

Making Alliances Work

By Gregory Bresiger

Buyside Snapshot

Utasi Recaps STA & Issues

By Michael Scotti

Brokerage

Risk Bids Making a Push

By James Ramage

CCAs Gain Traction

By Peter Chapman

On the Move

On The Move

By Editorial Staff

Options Observer

A Closer Look at Volatility

By James Bittman