Jerry Lees, Chairman of Linear Investments, writes on the broker requirements for hedge fund startups, the challenges they face, and how a boutique prime broker such as Linear Investments can help startup managers establish and grow their hedge fund. Hedge fund start-ups on the lookout for brokers
By Colin Lloyd Globally stock markets were mixed last month but the US made new all-time highs despite the imminent arrival of quantitative tightening. Bond markets were range bound, the US$, which looked like it might rebound last month, faded whilst oil hit its highest level since July 2015. Stocks The Nasdaq made a new.
By Colin Lloyd October is often regarded as the most dangerous month for the stock market, probable a behavioural bias related to the collective market memory of the 1987 and 1929 crashes. Last month the Federal Reserve announced their intension to shrink their balance sheet and the ECB began to moderate the pace of their.
Linear Investments won ‘Best Prime Broker – Credit Strategies’ at this year’s Alt Credit Intelligence European Services Awards 2017. The awards, held on Thursday 2nd Novemeber, 2017 at The Plaisterers’ Hall in London, celebrated innovative hedge fund service providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service with continued product development over the previous year. Linear Investments.
Colin Lloyd provides a review on the latest hedge fund performance and trends. Hedge funds and managed futures managers generally delivered positive performance once again during August. Some of the sub-strategies struggled but the majority benefited from a continuation of the trends and drivers seen in July. Hedge Funds The Barclayhedge Hedge Fund Index rose.
Linear Investments has been shortlisted in six categories at this year’s Alt Credit Intelligence European Services Awards The awards, to be held on Thursday 2nd Novemeber at The Plaisterers’ Hall in London, celebrate and recognise innovative hedge fund service providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service with continued product development over the previous year. Linear Investments.
By Colin Lloyd North Korean missile tests Hurricane Harvey Jackson Hole Symposium There was a lull in North Korean missile tests until 26th August but financial markets paid them little heed. The Federal Reserve Jackson Hole Symposium was eagerly anticipated but yielded little forward guidance. The Euro continued to climb since Draghi failed to ‘talk.
RSRCHXchange has released its latest whitepaper on research unbundling under MiFID II In partnership with Survation, RSRCHX has released the results of its survey of over 450 different asset management firms. The whitepaper reveals insight to research budgets and methods of consumption from 562 respondents. With 85% of respondents stating they’d struggle in being compliant.
By Colin Lloyd June was a relatively muted month for financial markets with stocks making fractional new highs for the year. Bond markets saw yields increasing moderately in line with the more hawkish tone of Central Bankers in the US and Europe, whilst Oil and Gold both saw weakness. Stocks The Nasdaq 100 continued to.
Is the Investment Management Industry ready to meet the cost and regulatory challenges associated with the FCA Asset Management Study and MiFID II? Written by Paul Walker-Duncalf, Managing Partner at Linear Outsourced Trading I suppose it could have been worse! And after all, we support value for investors, good governance, the proper means to study.
On Tuesday 20th June, Linear Investments attended the Private Wealth Northern Europe Forum in Stockholm alongside numerous family offices, NHW wealth managers, and private banks. Moderating a panel on ‘Opportunistic Alternative Investing’, Linear Investments’ Chairman, Jerry Lees, lead the discussion on how HNW advisors are looking to alternative investments. Jerry Lees, Chairman of Linear Investments,.
Linear Investments named in the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to inspire Britain 2017’ The report compiled by the London Stock Exchange Group serves to highlight the best of British small businesses and identify United Kingdom’s most dynamic companies. Included in the list of only 1,000 British companies, Linear Investments has been labelled as a high.