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Hedge fund branding drives asset flows

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Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows have gone to a small minority of hedge funds with the strongest brands. A recent report from Hedge Fund Research shows that approximately 69 per cent of hedge fund assets are controlled by firms with over USD5 billion in assets under management and 91 per cent are controlled by firms with over USD1 billion in assets. This is a significant increase from the 2009 percentages of 61 per cent and 86 per cent respectively. Don Steinbrugge (pictured) of Agecroft Partners writes that each year many hedge fund investors are inundated with thousands of emails and phone calls from managers requesting a meeting. To filter through …

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Principles by Ray Dalio

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Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that helped him create unique results in life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to better achieve their goals. Dalio’s original Principles has been downloaded over three million times, and this expanded and revised edition is the first version available in print.

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself by James Altucher

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I am a huge fan of James Altucher – he describes himself “I’m an entrepreneur and angel investor. I’ve achieved the rank of chess master. And I’m the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book “Choose Yourself.I’ve started 20 companies, 17 of which have failed. But I’ve learned a lot along the way.” he just wrote a fantastic book called “Reinvent Yourself” – i loved it – here’s a great cheat sheet Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I’ve started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don’t me now. And so on. I’ve had to change careers several times. Sometimes because …