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Nov 27 2012 | 3:29pm ET
Fortress Investment Group is proving impervious to the malaise besieging its fellow hedge funds this year.
The firm's flagship Macro Fund added another 1.46% last month to bring it to 12.75% this year, ValueWalk reports. The fund profited from long bets on Brazilian and Spanish interest rates, while losing ground on the Mexican peso.
The $51 billion firm told investors that it sees guidance for the fourth quarter as too high, failing as it does to account for the full damage a plunge over the fiscal cliff will cause; Fortress doesn't expect it to be resolved until the middle of next year. It also expects more quantitative easing next month.
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...