Weekly Roundup: Hedge Funds and European Markets

As we move into 2013, many of us continue to reflect on the past year. In the video above, The Economist looks at how the euro zone managed to avert a spectacular implosion while reviewing the economic events of 2012. Here are some other stories you may have missed this week:

Hedge funds are investing in more risk management systems (Forbes)

DCM Capital Ltd. plans to open a trading venue that mines social network sentiment (Bloomberg)

According to Eurasia Group what are the biggest threats to global markets this year? (Yahoo! Finance)

Bluford Putnam says politics will be the driving force in European markets this year as Italy and Germany face key elections (CNBC)

European derivatives dealers are waiting for European authorities to clarify OTC regulation (Euromoney)



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