Why the mainstream press hates us


As relations between hedge funds and the media reach an all-time low, the time has come to end the damaging veil of secrecy

Take an average weekly dose of headlines in Fortune, the Wall Street Journal or the New York Times and you quickly realize that the press has a very negative view of the hedge fund industry. Stories are peppered with words and phrases like 'blow-up', 'high risk', 'secretive' and there are constant insinuations that the industry is littered with fraud and Ponzi schemes.

Understandably, hedge fund managers react to the bad press by having an equally negative view