Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Apr 5 2012 | 1:03pm ET
Third Point and Greenlight Capital were among the hedge fund industry's winners in the first quarter.
New York-based Third Point's Ultra Fund rose 10% on the quarter after rising 2.3% in March. The firm's Partners Fund added 7.1%.
Greenlight did slightly less well, adding just 6.9%, Reuters reports.
While both Third Point and Greenlight easily topped their peers, according to industry indices, both trailed the broader markets, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index gaining 12% in the first quarter.
Not every hedge fund compares unfavorably to the S&P500: T2 Partners rose 23.6% in the first three months.
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…
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