Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jul 11 2012 | 1:34pm ET
The man dubbed the world's most successful hedge fund manager was anything but in the first half.
Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates, which has posted double-digit returns over the past two years, saw its flagship Pure Alpha fund lose 2.7% over the past six months. Weakness in the dollar and poorly-performing commodity investments hurt the $120 billion firm during the first half, the New York Post reports.
Pure Alpha has returned $35.8 billion for investors since its debut 37 years ago, including $13.8 billion last year, according to LCH Investments.
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…
The twin debacles of MF Global and PFG have damaged the reputation of the futures industry demanding an examination of customer protection rules. New rules are being implemented, which will add cost a...