BLOOMBERG: When Going Gets Tough, Hedge Fund Traders Get Better, Study Says

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 21/8/2019

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Sometimes it takes a crisis to bring out your best.

True in politics and marriage, and also, according to a new study, in active fund management. University of Manchester researchers Xinyu Cui and Olga Kolokolova found that during times of outflows, highly paid traders exhibit above-average stock-picking skills. Their paper is called “Do Hedge Fund Managers Work Harder Under Pressure?”

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TitleWhen Going Gets Tough, Hedge Fund Traders Get Better, Study Says
Media name/outletBloomberg
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date21/08/19
DescriptionSometimes it takes a crisis to bring out your best.

True in politics and marriage, and also, according to a new study, in active fund management. University of Manchester researchers Xinyu Cui and Olga Kolokolova found that during times of outflows, highly paid traders exhibit above-average stock-picking skills. Their paper is called “Do Hedge Fund Managers Work Harder Under Pressure?”
URLhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-21/hedge-fund-traders-get-better-in-existential-panics-study-says
PersonsXinyu Cui, Olga Kolokolova