Sunday, 29 March 2015
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Jul 5 2013 | 9:42am ET
For the first time in what seems like ages, the average hedge fund outperformed the broader markets last month.
Unfortunately, it was still a losing month, with the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index falling 1.15%, based on preliminary estimates. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell 1.34% in June.
On the year, the Greenwich index is up 3.54%.
June's losses were widely spread, with only two of Greenwich Alternative Investments' strategy indices in the black: Event-driven funds added 0.58% last month (7.74% year-to-date) and equity market-neutral 0.03% (1.89% YTD). Long/short credit funds took the biggest hit, dropping 2.65% (up 0.79% YTD), followed by multi-strategy funds (down 2.09% in June, up 1.6% YTD), long/short equity funds (down 1.57%, up 5.44% YTD) and futures funds (down 1.06%, down 1.35% YTD).
Arbitrage funds lost an average of 0.3% in June (up 3.86% YTD) and macro funds 0.17% (up 3.43% YTD).
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…