Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Jul 7 2010 | 11:47am ET
Quantitative Investment Management appears to have bucked the trends facing both its fellow commodity-trading advisors and the hedge fund industry generally in June with a 0.42% return.
The Charlottesville, Va.-based firm credited its “contrasting positions in energy products” with driving “performance in a muted month for risk.” In particular, QIM pointed to index futures and a “positive month in metals trading.”
Following June’s bump, the firm’s flagship $4.2 billion Global Program is down 6.61% on the year. Its 1x fund is down 6.57% after a 0.4% estimated jump last month, and its 3x fund is down and estimated 18.71% after gaining 1.29% on the month.
QIM’s $527 million Quantitative Tactical Aggressive Fund ended its strong first half with a strong June, rising an estimated 1.65% on the month to end 2010’s first six months up 16.78%.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...