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Dec 7 2011 | 1:58am ET
November was a markedly mixed month for several high-profile hedge fund managers.
First, the good: Ping Capital Management's exceptional value fund jumped 5.8% in a month that saw most hedge fund managers suffering losses of less than 1%, according to industry indices. The New York-based firm, founded by former SAC Capital Advisors trader Ping Jiang, has posted triple-digit returns in each of the past two years, but would likely settle for break-even in 2011. Its Exceptional Value Fund is down 5.02% through November, Dealbreaker reports.
Renaissance Technologies' Institutional Futures Fund didn't have as good a November as Ping, but it didn't need to: The fund is up 3.38% on the year after adding 0.46% last month.
Finally, the bad and the (really) ugly: Tudor Investment Corp. The hedge fund giant's Tensor Fund is down 10.17% with just one month left in 2011, having compounded its losses with a 1.27% decline last month.
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 ...