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RISK is a four letter word and been fancied these days. Everyone knows about risk and every firm is accompanied bloghas best process, best standards, best people till the time an incident or big impact is not been made.

The recent example of fine imposed by the US authorities on various Investment banks like BNP PARIBAS SA, BANK OF AMERICA, RBS, HSBC, STAN CHARTED, ING, J.P. MORGAN are some of the examples of the above. Corporate are heavily investing in the compliance and in the risk management department but they forget to invest on the employees.

Risk management has become a key function in almost every large company, but all too frequently it makes an organization so risk-averse that initiative and innovation become paralyzed.  Continue reading

One of the hedge funds run by John Paulson, whose prescient bets against housing where chronicled in the book “The imagesGreatest Trade Ever,” is on track to be the second worst performer of 2012 among the universe of funds tracked by HSBC.

Last year, it was the worst. Paulson’s Advantage Plus fund, which uses additional leverage than his other funds, is down 19 percent through the end of October, following a 53 percent loss last year. Continue reading

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