Thursday, 23 October 2014
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Oct 30 2008 | 8:35am ET
Things are ugly in the hedge fund heartland. But somewhat farther afield from New York, Greenwich, Conn., and London, things are a good deal calmer.
Israel is no major hedge fund center, with about 20 funds operating. But those funds have done a better job than their global compatriots, losing just 1.8% last month while Israeli stocks took a 12% bath.
Israeli hedge fund have seen their assets under management fall, but the decline is blamed primarily on withdrawals and difficulty raising new capital, Globes Online reports.
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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