Wednesday, 27 August 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.
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 ...