Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Feb 12 2010 | 5:39am ET
Hedge funds dipped slightly in January, as managed futures and equity long/short funds took a hit.
The RBC Hedge 250 Index dropped 0.18% last month after rising 18.96% last year. Tactical funds suffered the most, with managed futures funds falling 3.08%, equity long/short funds 0.82% and macro funds 0.55%.
Convertible arbitrage funds also lost ground, dropped 0.69%.
By contract, fixed-income funds did well: Arbitrage funds jumped 2.44% and credit funds 2.01% on the month.
Mergers and special situations funds rose 0.47%, multi-strategy funds 0.42% and equity market-neutral funds 0.22%.
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 ...