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 2013 Edition

Featured Articles

One Touch

By Peter Chapman and John D'Antona Jr.

Happy Days Are Here Again

By Gregg Wirth

Wishing for Higher Rates

By Gregory Bresiger

Letter from the Editor

Ghosts of Storms Past

The S&P 500 has crossed 1,500 again. For the third time. The first time this happened, the dotcom bubble was already in progress and the benchmark would lose 45 percent of its value by February 2003, exactly 10 years ago.

Inside Trading

Volume and Commissions Seen Up

By John D'Antona Jr.

Top Five Took In Less Last Year

By Mary Schroeder and Peter Chapman

Rules and Regs

Switching Chairs Delays Changes

By Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

FINRA Probing ATS Practices

By Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

Options

What Happened?

By Editorial Staff

To the Contrary

By Peter Chapman

Clearing

Committee Wants Common CCP Rules

By Editorial Staff

Swaps Business Will Contract, Analyst Predicts

By Editorial Staff

Knight Capital's Latest Loss

By Editorial Staff

Clearing Exec Named to Key Industry Post

By Editorial Staff

First Clearing Landmark

By Editorial Staff

Euroclear- CitiAlliance

By Editorial Staff

Here Comes Sticker Shock

By Editorial Staff

Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

By Editorial Staff

Year of Decision

By Gregory Bresiger

Buyside Snapshot

Two Decades of Pioneering

By Mary Schroeder

On the Move

On the Move

By Editorial Staff