Monday, 22 September 2014
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Jan 7 2013 | 12:53pm ET
Hedge funds ended 2012 with broad-based gains, according to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index.
The benchmark returned 0.99% in December.
All seven of the strategies tracked by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse suite were up last month. Event-driven funds and emerging markets funds did best, rising 2.14% and 1.34%, respectively. Managed futures funds brought up the rear with a 0.15% return in December.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.