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Feb 6 2013 | 2:20pm ET
Hedge funds returned about 2.62% last month, roughly half the gain managed by the Standard & Poor's 500 Index during 2013's first 31 days, the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index shows.
The latter benchmark rose 5.1% last month. None of the eight strategies tracked by Greenwich Alternative Investments managed such a return in January.
Long/short equity funds led the way last month with a 3.66% return, followed by long/short credit at 2.39%, multi-strategy at 2.23%, event-driven at 2.17% and macro at 2.08%. Futures funds added 1.83%, equity-market neutral funds 1.56% and arbitrage funds 1.16%.
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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