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Hedge Fund Services Expert Biography

Shelley Elson

Shelley Elson

Research Analyst
Vice President
Shelley Elson is a Research Analyst at Northern Trust Investments. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2012, Ms. Elson was employed at Mercer Investments, where she was a Senior Associate on the Hedge Fund Manager Research Team, and Man Investments, where she was an Analyst on the Investment Sourcing team. In both roles, she had extensive manager selection and ongoing monitoring responsibilities for a number of single strategy hedge funds and fund of hedge funds. She started her career as a Consultant in Deloitte Consulting's Strategy and Operations practice. Ms. Elson received her BSBA in Finance, Political Science, and International Business from Washington University in St. Louis and graduated with honors.

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Bob Browne: Markets Take Weak December Jobs Report in Stride - January 13, 2014

Market reaction to jobs report indicates investors anticipate continued monetary accommodation by the Fed and are looking for signs of sustained economic recovery.

Trends in Alternative Indexes

Join our experts, John Krieg and Mamadou-Abou Sarr as they discuss some of the key findings from our latest research paper, The New Active Decision in Beta Management.