Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jun 19 2013 | 9:08am ET
Hedge funds inched up in May, posting a 0.6% return, according to RBC Capital Markets.
The RBC Hedge 250 Index is up 4.85% on the year.
Mergers and special-situations funds led the way in May with a 2.74% jump (10.79% year-to-date). Convertible arbitrage funds rose 2.14% (6.24% YTD), equity long/short funds 1.45% (5.96% YTD), multi-strategy funds 1.3% (7.24% YTD), credit funds 1.24% (6.25% YTD) and equity-market neutral funds 0.77% (1.12% YTD).
Managed futures funds tumbled 3.26% last month (up 0.77% YTD). Macro funds shed 0.44% (up 0.6% YTD) and fixed-income arbitrage funds dropped 0.09% (up 3.5% YTD).
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...