By Hedge Fund Insight staff
The wider the audience for the medium the more emotional or even hysterical the headline about hedge funds. A general circulation national newspaper will carry a headline conflating a hedge fund manager with the much derided banker. Specialist hedge fund media like FINalternatives or the Hedge Fund Intelligence titles carry headlines with a great deal less emotional loading. In between, one of the financial sector specialist press will tend to carry stories about the general failure of hedge funds in terms of performance, or highlight survey results with an extreme cast.
To help you navigate these headlines Meredith Jones of Hedge Connection has produced a handy translation tool, which is shown below: