Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jan 7 2013 | 12:53pm ET
Greenlight Capital's strong 2012 ended on a sour note, with the hedge fund losing 2.8% in the year's last month.
Greenlight's December decline left the firm up 8.3% on the year.
New York-based Greenlight had been up by double-digits. But the firm has been hurt by two of its largest investments, in Apple Inc. and gold. The hedge fund also lost ground on Marvell Technology Group shares.
Despite the losses, Greenlight still handily topped the average hedge fund, which returned in the mid-single digits last year. But it badly lagged the broader markets; the Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 16% in 2012.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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.