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May 7 2013 | 11:12am ET
Hedge funds posted modest gains in April, an industry replication index shows.
IndexIQ's IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index added 0.86% last month. The benchmark is up 1.18% on the year.
Five of the six IndexIQ strategies were in the black in April, led by event-driven, which rose 1.97% on the month (1.22% year-to-date). Market neutral added 1.43% (1.58% YTD), fixed-income arbitrage 1.23% (3.77% YTD), emerging markets 0.93% (down 1.61% YTD) and long/short 0.26% (3.38% YTD). Global macro fell 0.62% and is down 1.25% on the year.
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.