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Feb 8 2012 | 1:37pm ET
Stocks had their best January in almost 20 years last month. Hedge funds cannot say the same.
The average hedge fund rose 0.2% last month, the Bloomberg Aggregate Hedge Fund Index shows. The benchmark was down 4.9% last year.
The Bloomberg measure is somewhat pessimistic; most industry indices show average January returns of about 1.5%. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose more than 4% on the month.
Long/short equity funds rose 1.6% in January. Macro funds added 1.1% and multi-strategy funds 0.9%.
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 ...