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Dec 6 2011 | 12:02pm ET
With a month to go in 2011, a Man Group fund is clinging to its place in the black.
Man's Athena Guaranteed Futures fund fell 0.55% last month. If December proves as cruel as November, Athena will end the year in red: The fund is currently up just 0.5% over the past 12 months.
Athena's November returns are in line with most of its hedge fund peers. Industry indices show the average hedge fund lost between 0.4% and 1.4% on the month.
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…
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