Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Aug 2 2013 | 10:05am ET
Hedge funds posted broad gains in July, according to Credit Suisse's industry replication indices.
The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index rose 1.67% last month, a far cry from the Standard & Poor's 500 Index's nearly 5% surge. The index is now up 3.91% on the year.
Four of the suite's five strategies also posted gains in July, led by long/short, up 3.61% (4.61% year-to-date). Event-driven added 2.63% (5.42% YTD), merger arbitrage 1.24% (5.84% YTD) and global strategies 0.85% (3.2% YTD).
Only managed futures fell in July, shedding 1.2%. The strategy remains up 4.88% on the year.
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…
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