Rocker's short bias is no handicap
David Rocker has been in the shorting game for a long time,
and he says 2003 was the worst year in history for
practitioners of shorting, which is tough enought in more
favorable environments when stock picking really works.
But Rocker, who founded his Rocker Partners short-biased
hedge fund in 1985, seems to be turning things around in his
$400 million shop. Rocker Partners is up...