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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…
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 ...