Paulson Flagship Up 3.7%, Gold Fund Up 33.6% Through Nov.

Dec 8 2010 | 3:14am ET

Paulson & Co. continued it hot streak last month with a 1.13% return for its flagship and continued strong results for its gold fund.

The $9 billion Advantage Plus Fund has surged over the last three months. The rebound, which began in September with a 12.5% return, has seen the fund erase an 11% loss through August; it is now up 3.7% on the year, Reuters reports.

The $32 billion firm's dedicated gold fund, by contrast, never had to worry about red ink. The fund, which launched in January, rose another 5.8% last month and is up 33.6%. And while that's not quite the triple-digit returns Paulson became famous for during the financial crisis, it's quite a bit better than the average hedge fund's return, which is hovering in the single digits.


In Depth

Debunking Conventional Investment Wisdom

Feb 8 2017 | 3:22pm ET

Due diligence in the hedge fund world has long involved some combination of the...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

The Future of Private Equity: New Opportunities, New Challenges

Feb 3 2017 | 6:41pm ET

The private equity industry’s astonishing rebound since the financial crisis has...

 

From the current issue of