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Jan 11 2012 | 4:29pm ET
It was a tough year for Tudor Investment Corp., while two other prominent hedge funds managed to salvage a difficult year for the industry.
Tudor's Tensor Fund lost 10.27% last year, according to Dealbreaker. The fund fell 0.08% in December. News wasn't all bad for Tudor, as its Momentum Fund managed to beat industry indices, which lost about 4% last year, with a loss of just 2.74% on the year after surging 2.1% last month.
Renaissance Technologies' Institutional Equities Fund was among the best-performing hedge funds of 2011. Its Institutional Futures Fund can't make that claim, but the vehicle did post a positive return, rising 1.77% after giving back 1.56% in December.
Also suffering a disappointing year, relatively, was SAC Capital Advisors veteran Ping Jiang. Ping Capital's Exceptional Value Fund, which posted triple-digit returns in both 2009 and 2010, managed to end 2011 in the black, soaring 7.21% in December to finish the year up 1.79%.
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 ...