Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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May 12 2010 | 9:52am ET
Clarium Capital Management is continuing its losing ways.
The New York-based hedge fund, headed by PayPal founder and Facebook investor Peter Thiel, took another big hit in April, pushing its assets—once $7 billion—to under $1 billion. Clarium fell 6.5% last month, the New York Post reports, leaving it down roughly 10% on the year. The average hedge fund returned more than 1% in April and is up roughly 4% on the year.
The losses cut Clarium’s assets under management to just $976 million.
Clarium lost 4.5% in 2008, though that isn't too shabby considering the average hedge fund lost double-digits that year. Unfortunately, the fund was down 25% in 2009, when most hedge funds were well in the black.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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