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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).
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…
David and James Hamman launched their fundamental Livestock and Grains Program in March of 2010 but it really was decades in the making.