Friday, 31 October 2014
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Mar 1 2007 | 11:45am ET
Hedge funds were not immune from Tuesday’s Wall Street bloodbath: According to Hedge Fund Research, Feb. 27 was the worst day it had ever recorded for hedge funds in the four-year life of its indices.
Macro funds suffered the worst drop, losing 3% to just about wipe out year-to-date gains. Market-directional funds, emerging markets and computer-driven managed futures funds were also hurting. Citigroup, in a note Thursday, wrote that the declines, “in conjunction with the long positions still shown by our credit survey… make us concerned about further de-risking ahead.”
Arki Busson of the $10 billion fund of hedge funds EIM told the Financial Times that hedge funds had lost about two-thirds of their gains for February, but, “The good news is there were no disasters.”
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…
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