Friday, 29 August 2014
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May 22 2008 | 1:59am ET
Mulvaney Capital Management continued its slide in April, dropping a further 8.58% to bring its year-to-date return to 31.9%. The firm’s US$105 million Global Markets Fund started off the year gaining over 50% in January and February.
Last month, the fund’s position in Japanese government bonds sustained significant losses as consumer inflation in Japan hit a decade-high and speculation of a rate hike led the biggest sell-off in five years, according to founder Paul Mulvaney.
“The continuing correction in gold and the recovery in livestock prices also had a negative impact on the P&L account,” said Mulvaney. “The losses were partially offset by our gains in Cocoa, which rallied on West African supply concerns.”
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...