Sunday, 21 September 2014
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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.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.