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For a Few Dollars More

Banks need more capital if they are to survive the worst eurozone scenarios being envisaged by some institutions, say Barry Schachter and Lance Smith.

March 2, 2012

If the Euro Breaks Up – – Scenarios for Greece, PIIGS and Total Collapse

Even a modest breakup of the euro, such as the departure of Greece, would send the S&P 500 down 10 percent and with contagion effects knock 17 percent off the value of a long/short equity portfolio, said Dr. Lance Smith, CEO of Imagine Software.

February 9, 2012

Hedge funds brace for euro zone break-up

Nervous hedge funds managers are stress-testing their portfolios and searching for ways of protecting themselves against their worst nightmare -- a potential break-up of the euro zone.

February 1, 2012

Best practice in post-crisis risk management

By Lance Smith - The market turbulence of the past three years has exposed a number of flaws and limitations in traditional approaches to risk management. In the aftermath of the crisis, investors are increasingly pressuring alternative investment managers to ensure the most advanced and appropriate tools and methodologies are being used to deliver the most robust risk management process possible.

March 22, 2010

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