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Jun 12 2013 | 9:53am ET
Hedge funds enjoyed gains last month, although they once again failed to match or exceed the performance of the broader markets.
The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index rose 1.79% in May, compared to a 2.08% jump for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Equity long/short funds, notably those focused on financials, industrials and technology, did well, rising an average of 2.71%.
"At month end, managers saw significant increases in volatility, a significant drop in the dollar, especially against the Japanese yen," the Hennessee Group's Charles Gradante told Dow Jones Newswires.
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…
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