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 2011 Edition

Featured Articles

Celebrating Excellence

By John D'Antona Jr. and Gregory Bresiger

Letter from the Editor

We Got the Beat

Congratulations are in order for a group of women who have not only succeeded but thrived in the male-dominated industry of trading. Not all of the 15 award-winning women being feted in "Wall Street Women: A Celebration of Excellence" work on trading desks. But at some point, they all have to deal with traders. You can read their stories in this month's coverage. There is also an event Nov. 10 that will honor these high achievers, too.

Inside Trading

Rules and Regs

Volcker Rule a 'Challenge': FINRA

By Peter Chapman

Market Makers Under Fire From SEC

By Peter Chapman

Circuit Breakers Get Refreshed

By Peter Chapman

New Front-Running Rule Change

By Peter Chapman

Real-Time Reporting Ignites Debate

By James Armstrong and Peter Chapman

Options

Buyside Prefers Indexes

By Peter Chapman

Into the Fray

By Peter Chapman

Tech Notes

Nasdaq Goes Nano

By John D'Antona Jr.

Price Matters

By James Armstrong

Goldman Goes Redline

By John D'Antona Jr.

Buyside Snapshot

Act II

By Gregory Bresiger

On the Move

On The Move

By Editorial Staff

Viewpoint

Visual Mindbombs

By Dan Mathisson

Word for Word

Word for Word

By Peter Chapman