Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Nov 17 2010 | 3:34pm ET
October was a good month for commodity trading advisers, according to research firm Newedge Group.
The Newedge CTA Index added 2.74% on the month and is up 9.02% on the year. That figure is well ahead of the average hedge fund's returns, according to a series of industry indices.
Trend-followers did best on the month, adding 5.12%. Short-term funds, by contrast, lost 0.49%.
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…
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