Monday, 20 October 2014
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Mar 7 2012 | 3:33pm ET
In terms of investor paydays, there's a new best bet in the hedge fund world.
Brevan Howard Asset Management has returned more money on an annualized basis since inception to investors than any other hedge fund, according to LCH Investments. The ranking, which does not take returns into account per se, shows that Brevan's strong 2011—it enriched investors to the tune of $2.3 billion—bumped its annualized net gains to $1.74 billion.
Last year's champion, Paulson & Co., had the opposite problem, HFMWeek reports. It's annualized gain fell by more than 30% to $1.3 billion after it cost investors $9.6 billion in 2011.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...