Friday, 29 August 2014
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Feb 10 2010 | 12:31pm ET
Hedge funds retreated slightly in January following their banner 2009, according to Eurekahedge.
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index dipped 0.8% last month, preliminary reports from the 2,000 hedge funds that contribute to the index show. About 36% of the funds have reported their January performance so far.
Long/short funds match the broader index’s decline, dropping 0.8%. Commodity trading advisors did the worst among Eureka’s nine strategy indices, plummeting 2.8% on the month.
Despite the overall drawdown, four out of Eureka’s seven regional indices saw gains last month. Asia ex-Japan funds did the worst of those, falling 1.7% in the first month of the new year.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...