You would think that weekends are for relaxing, but around here it means…linkfest!
Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed on the changing conditions for trend following systems.
Roger Lowenstein in the New York Times reviews the investment banking tell-all book, “The Accidental Investment Banker.” Peter Lauria in the New York Post examines a theme of the book, the death of relationship banking.
Paul Kedrosky points to an example of how alternative investments have become de rigueur at university endowment funds.
On the topic of venture capital, The Deal looks at “seven easy steps to a billion dollar startup.”
Going Private examines the effect of the flood of capital into private equity and its continuing lead over venture capital in terms of fundraising.
Speaking of buyouts, DealBook highlights some comments by a Wall Street strategist on the potential for
DealBreaker.com reports on the rapid demise for a new hedge fund run by a LTCM alumnus.
Chuck Jaffe at Marketwatch.com on why investors should think of their brokerage “sweep accounts” as an investment, like any other.
Speaking of cash, Conrad De Aenlle at the New York Times on the quest for returns in cash equivalents.
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