Friday, 19 September 2014
Last updated 15 hours ago
Mar 7 2014 | 9:05am ET
Hedge funds bounced back 1.93% in February, according to the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index.
All strategies tracked by Greenwich were in the black in February, led by equity long/short funds, up 3.40% (1.43% YTD).
Event-driven strategies were up 2.05% (2.21% YTD), long/short credit up 1.41% (1.61% YTD); futures strategies up 1.24% (2.56% YTD), equity market neutral up 1.21% (1.24% YTD), arbitrage up 1.02% (1.30% YTD), multi-strategy up 0.41% (0.55% YTD) and macro up 0.22% (down 0.17% 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.