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Mar 5 2010 | 3:19pm ET
Hedge funds’ losing way didn’t last long, as the average fund posted gains in February. Unfortunately, according to the Hennessee Group, the broader markets did considerably better on the month.
The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index returned 1.2% last month. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index did better than twice as well, rising 3.1%.
On the other hand, hedge funds are still outperforming stocks in the early going of 2010. The Hennessee Index is up 0.6%; the S&P 500 is down the same amount.
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.