Dow Jones: February A Mixed Month For Hedge Funds

Mar 2 2010 | 4:32am ET

Hedge funds posted mixed returns in February, according to early estimates from the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Strategy Benchmarks.

Equity long/short funds added 1.11% last month, but it was the only strategy in the black in February.

Event-drive funds dipped 0.7% on the month, and merger arbitrage funds lost 0.92%.

After the first two months of the year, long/short funds are up 0.83%, merger arbitrage funds down 0.98%, and event-driven funds perfectly flat.

Dow Jones’ convertible arbitrage, distressed securities and equity market-neutral indices all remained suspended in February.


In Depth

Creating An Offshore Hedge Fund Dream Team: The Seven Key Players

Jun 26 2015 | 6:47am ET

If you want to set up an offshore hedge fund, like any great team, you’re only...

Lifestyle

Hedgies Set to Compete in Wall Street Decathlon

Jun 8 2015 | 12:37am ET

The Wall Street Decathlon — a 10-event physical challenge that will crown “Wall...

Guest Contributor

6 Essential Principles To Balance Your Investment Risk

Jun 26 2015 | 10:07am ET

In this article, financial expert Greg Silberman explores how to hedge a private...

 

Editor's Note