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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March 2012 Edition

Featured Articles

Cover Story: Fear Factor

By Peter Chapman

Short Stopped

By Peter Chapman

Hitting the TCA Sweet Spot

By James Armstrong

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

By Gregory Bresiger

CQ&D Cover Story: For Better Or For Worse

By Gregory Bresiger

Letter from the Editor

Fear of Falling

This month's cover, "Fear Factor," is not a feel-good story. But it does offer the "cold, hard facts," as they say on TV. Our feature examines investors' declining appetite for stocks and portfolio risk. The story is obvious to every reader of this publication. Who hasn't felt the pain of this move away from stocks?

Inside Trading

Oppenheimer Returns to Chicago

By John D'Antona Jr.

FIX Shoots For Greater Transparency

By James Armstrong

NYSE Resumes Buyback Program

By James Armstrong

Rules and Regs

CAT's Long and Winding Road

By John D'Antona Jr.

Trading Desks Get FSOC Visits

By Peter Chapman

New Rules Affect Desk Culture

By Peter Chapman

Options

Complex Orders Surge

By Peter Chapman

Industry Eyes Institutions

By Peter Chapman

Buyside Snapshot

In the Conversation

By Michael Scotti

On the Move

On the Move

By Editorial Staff

Word for Word

Word For Word

By John D'Antona Jr.