March, 2008 Archive

Investors Pulling Out of Funds

Outlook //

The Financial Times ran an interesting piece this weekend about Investors worldwide pulling almost $100bn out of equity funds in the first three months of this year – a record shift, and part of a long term trend away from the US market. The article

Bernanke And The Fed

Covestor News //

With the emergency 0.25 point rate cut over the weekend, and the news that JP Morgan have bought Bear Stearns for $2/share (a valuation of c$235m) it is going to be an interesting week in the markets. A number of members have already shared their

Weekly Member Interview: Tom Carlson

Covestor News //

This week’s interview is with Covestor member Tom Carlson, aka tmantrader. As Tom explains on his profile, he retired from corporate life in 2006 and now trades full time – managing both long term and short term accounts. Tom is largely a technical trader, who

The Economist: Special Report on Asset Management

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The current edition of The Economist has a special report on asset management.  The first article, by Philip Coggan, The Economist’s Capital Markets Editor, highlights how the fund management industry has and continued to do very well, but for itself.  Here’s a quote from the