Thursday, 21 August 2014
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Aug 2 2012 | 12:56pm ET
Hedge funds got on track in July, rising almost 1% after a disappointing second-quarter, according to a hedge fund replication index.
The average hedge fund rose 0.96% in July, according to the Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index. The same benchmark, however, suggested an optimistic 1.4% return for the industry in June.
The LAB index is now up 1.93% on the year, with all five of its strategy indices posting gains last month. Managed futures rose 1.32% (down 3.93% YTD), event-driven 1.16% (5.92% YTD), global strategies 0.99% (0.32% YTD), long/short 0.57% (1.77% YTD) and merger arbitrage 0.44% (down 2.07% YTD).
Aug 4 2014 | 7:42am ET
By now, U.S. and international subscribers have received their home or office delivery of the special 500th issue of Futures magazine. You can too!—a very special offer follows. The issue is the largest in years—filled with the best trading strategies and stories from 43 years of being the primary publication for commodity, stock, options and forex traders. Read more…
The July/August 2014 issue is our largest in years—filled with the best trading strategies and stories from 43 years of being the primary publication for commodity, stock, options and forex traders.
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