James Dondero currently the CEO and President of Highland Capital Management. Popularly known as Jim by his colleagues in the industry, James Dondero is the Co-founder of the company. At the moment, he is based in Dallas, but he travels in different parts of the world doing business. His main job at the institution is to oversee the investment strategies of the company and take charge of the most important operations. James Dondero is also in charge of the products and retail.
Jim has been in the hedge fund industry for more than 30 years, and due to this, he has gained a lot of knowledge and expertise in the area. People say that he is one of the pioneers in the lucrative industry, and this makes his opinions in the industry to be respected. Highland Capital Management specializes mostly in the credit investments. At the moment, the company has more than $20 billion that it manages.
Just recently, the company filed its quarterly 13F. According to the documents presented to the public, the institution has revealed that its portfolio is currently valued at $3.2 billion. The new portfolio value has shown that there has been a big decrease from what was stated in the other quarter filing.
2015 I believed to have been a bad year for the investors in the stock market. When the year was ending, everything was running normally. Experts in the field say that there were no any major changes to be reported at the end of the year. It ended at the same value as it started, and this is a clear sign that there were no any improvements. There was, however, a flat line in capital improvement, good signs for the year 2016.
2015 had started calmly, and the investors were showing signs of being optimistic. This was a very good foundation because everyone was relaxed and ready for a good outcome. During the last months of the year, the thing started changing, and concerns started coming up. The investors were now worried because of the upcoming risks involved in the stock market. This affected the industry because no one was interested anymore.
However, 2016 might turn out to be a prosperous year for the investors. This will only be possible if the investors will eliminate their fears and worries and face the market with courage. They should also ensure that they invest wisely.
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