Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Nov 15 2013 | 11:48am ET
Hedge funds took in more than $4 billion in new money in September, pushing the industry to its highest asset level in five years.
The net inflow of $4.1 billion was the third positive month in a row for hedge funds, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research.
"The hedge fund industry has received $51.6 billion in 2013, which is a huge turnaround from the outflow of $2.6 billion in the same period last year," BarclayHedge founder Sol Waksman said.
Funds of hedge funds haven't seen that turnaround, however, posting their 22nd monthly outflow in the last 24 months. September's net outflow was $2.6 billion.
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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