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High Profile Wall Street Bankers Head to Hedge Funds

July 2, 2012

The Volcker Rule is a specific section in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that prohibits proprietary trading by United States Banks and restricts these banks from sponsoring or investing in hedge funds. Banks will have to fully comply with the Volcker Rule by July 21, 2014 and this is impacting the […]

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Hedge Fund Career Opportunity Regulatory Compliance

June 11, 2012

Globally, regulators have been working towards a G20 agenda of introducing new registration and reporting rules for hedge fund managers. Both the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) in the European Union and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in the United States are seeking to enhance the flow of information from […]

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More Bank Professionals Moving to Hedge Fund Jobs

November 2, 2009

Just a year after the financial crisis hammered hedge funds and forced many out of business, the industry is back, looking for capital and poaching top talent from investment banking firms. Hedge funds are luring pros from investment banks, endowments, foundations and asset managers, according to a report by the recruitment firm Heidrick & Struggles, […]

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Hedge Fund High Frequency Trading Jobs in Demand

October 26, 2009

High frequency traders are highly sought after according to a story in Advanced Trading, which notes that proprietary trading firms are poaching people with quantitative experience away from exchanges and bulge bracket firms. Proprietary trading firms are hungry for proven talent and can dangle big upside carrots in front of those who make the switch, […]

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Hedge Fund Hiring Picks Up

October 19, 2009

Bloomberg reports that Hedge funds went on a hiring spree this past August and September, primarily to bulk up with sales and marketing types to lure new capital from endowments and sovereign wealth funds. Although markets such as the S&P 500 have jumped 62 percent since their 12-year lows in March, many hedge funds still […]

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The Best Training for a Hedge Fund Job

October 14, 2009

We recently highlighted the number of billionaires on the Forbes 400 list who came from a hedge fund or alternative investment background. MSN India took it a step further and explored what these titans of finance have in common. Was it the right university? Wealthy parents? Blind luck? The authors analyzed the backgrounds of these […]

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Hedge Fund Jobs Still a Path to Riches

October 5, 2009

Despite the downturn in the markets, hedge fund managers are still well represented in the annual Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. Fifty-one members of the billionaire’s club are involved in the hedge fund or private equity business, including 17 in the top 100. A summary of the Forbes list analyzed by shows […]

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