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Jan 6 2012 | 10:11am ET
Last year was not a good one for the average hedge fund, but it was a great one for D.E. Shaw Group.
The New York-based hedge fund's flagship soared 18% in 2011, Dow Jones Newswires reports. Industry indices show that the average hedge fund lost about 4% last year.
Oculus focuses on quantitative trading. The fund returned 8.7% last year.
D.E. Shaw manages about $23 billion in assets.
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 ...