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Jun 10 2008 | 2:00am ET
Hedge fund assets have soared to more than $2.9 trillion despite disappointing returns, although investors are showing slightly less enthusiasm for the asset class.
Hedge fund assets under administration have jumped 20% over the past year, according to a survey of administrators by Hedge Fund Manager Week. But the $230 billion in new assets accrued in the six months to April represents a growth rate of 9%.
That rate was 17% in the magazine’s last survey.
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…
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