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  1. The Google+ Controversy & Virtual Worlds – A Question Of Identity

    Though Diaspora is still in alpha, the fact that they are willing and happy to allow this choice where the two social media giants are not is creating a growing buzz within the online community, not just within virtual world circles, but within...

  2. State Street adds six to global credit team

    He joins from Loomis Sayles, where he was head of fixed-income alpha strategies. Brett Wander is the new head of active fixed-income and alpha strategies. F&C hires Stage as head of credit research Peter Stage has been appointed the new head of...

  3. Commodities offer alpha win

    This demonstrates that GCS has yielded approximately 1.33% a month of pure alpha at a target volatility of 10%, with just 26% beta to GSCI (Figure 2). For investors seeking to diversify their active portfolio as well as those unwilling to invest...

  4. Putnam Investments - A specialist approach

    The firm's most recent growth has been in its multi-strategy product Global Alpha, which allows for a diversified and consistent excess return over virtually any benchmark globally. The firm says a further $3.7 billion is due to be added to the...

  5. Exchange credentials

    Q: When a fundamental index is used for a structured product, there is the opportunity to produce alpha plays. Have structurers been using Minimum Variance and Maximum Sharpe ratio indexes in products to produce alpha plays?