Top Quotes of the Week
It wasn't all bad luck for the capital markets this week: Hedge funds had a decent first quarter despite a slowdown in jobs numbers, BlackRock might be heading into new territory as hedge fund managers take a hard look at their counterparties, and the head of the IMF didn't pull any punches when assessing today's global economy. At least we can admire the nice weather and some of the best quotes of the week.
April 13, 2012
1. Rub The Lamp
If BlackRock is successful, it could potentially form its own consortium of money managers and offer the buy side the opportunity or incentive to own a stake in the venture. Or perhaps this could turn into the BlackRock Exchange.
—Ivy Schmerken on BlackRock's new bond trading platform tentatively called the Aladdin Trading Network
Source: Advanced Trading