Monday, 20 October 2014
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Aug 5 2011 | 12:08pm ET
MKP Capital Management bucked its peers in July, managing a return while most hedge funds staggered to another losing month.
MKP's Opportunity fund added 1.8% last month, Dow Jones Newswires reports. Global macro funds did outperform other hedge fund strategies in July, but MKP's outperformed even other global macro funds.
And that's certainly the case for the year-to-date, with the $1.4 billion fund up 4.62% through July. The average global macro fund is actually down 2011.
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...