Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Oct 5 2010 | 6:26pm ET
BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink's son, Joshua, made his father very, very proud with an exceptionally strong September for his hedge fund.
The younger Fink's Enso Capital Management rose 14.5% last month, lapping both the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, which added 8.9%, and most, if not all, of its fellow hedge funds. Enso, which manages about $200 million, is up about 25% this year, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Like many of last month's winners, Fink profited from his bullish bets. His conviction was spurred by the companies Enso spoke with, who proved less bearish than most about commodity consumption. Over the summer, Enso boosted its exposure.
Big positions in commodity stocks drove Enso's performance, according to the Journal.
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 ...