Report Sees ‘Substantial’ Opportunities for Hedge Funds in 2011

Dec 21 2010 | 11:03am ET

File this one under: silver linings. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney says the financial crisis has “thinned” the number of hedge funds in the market, thus lessening competition, thus opening up opportunities for those still in the game.

In addition, says the financial services firm in its latest Global Investment Overview, other market participants (whether banks or individuals) have cut back their risk exposure, reducing competition in the sector further.


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