Monday, 20 October 2014
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May 8 2013 | 8:49am ET
Hedge funds rose in April—but not by much.
The average fund returned 0.5% last month, according to the Bloomberg Hedge Funds Aggregate Index. The benchmark is now up 3.2% on the year, far behind the broader markets; the Standard & Poor's 500 Index is up by double-digits after returning 1.8% last month.
Macro funds added 0.7% in April and are up 1.4% in 2013. Multi-strategy funds rose 0.3% on the month (2% year-to-date), and long/short equity funds 0.1% (3.9% YTD).
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 McKitish of Peddie School's 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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...