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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August 2010 Edition

Featured Articles

Cover Story: Not So Fast!

By John D'antona Jr. and Peter Chapman

Broker Focus: Bigger is Better for Citi

By Peter Chapman

Letter from the Editor

Freshen Up That Quote

I recently sent an email to a friend--a retired trader. The email contained a photo from 1968 of an institutional block trading desk. The desk revealed an adding machine and a bank of phones, but no screens. I, of course, got a kick out of that. My friend responded that even a few years later, when he started trading, he'd have to travel a few doors down just to access a quote machine.

Rules and Regs

Buyside Snapshot

Trading's Ins and Outs

By James Ramage

Brokerage

Bigger is Better

By By Peter Chapman

On the Move

People On the Move

By Staff Reports

On the Move