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Nov 5 2013 | 8:07am ET
Hedge funds returned 1.44% in October, according to IndexIQ's industry replication index.
The IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index is now up 2.62% on the year and continues to badly trail the broader markets with just two months to go in 2013. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is up more than 20% on the year.
IndexIQ's event-driven index added 3.11% last month (5.02% year-to-date). The long/short benchmark rose 1.58% (7.24% YTD), fixed-income arbitrage 1.31% (5.19% YTD), emerging markets 1.3% (down 3.39% YTD), global macro 0.93% (down 1.13% YTD) and market neutral 0.41% (2.91% 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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.