What's in store for 2004


Which strategies will make money? How will the regulatory environment change? Our editors try to forecast what the coming year holds

As 2003 comes to a close, the industry is abuzz with talk of the Securities and Exchange Commission's plan for mandatory registration for hedge funds and the mutual fund timing scandal. But what will the next 12 months have in store for all of us? Which strategies will thrive? What will the SEC actually decide to do?

Predicting the future is notoriously difficult and the simplest thing to do is to project current trends into the future. On this