Monday, 20 October 2014
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Nov 14 2008 | 11:51am ET
While most of the hedge fund industry is mired in drawdowns redemptions, one firm is actually on track for its best year ever. Mulvaney Capital Management reports that its Mulvaney Global Markets Fund advanced another 45.49% in October bringing its year-to-date returns to 85.43%.
The firm said its non-discretionary system seeks to identify long-term trends and avoid trading on ‘noise’ so when volatility rises, the system employs wider stops, which allowed it to generate significant gains across all sectors during the month.
“Conditions deteriorated spectacularly during early October with a sharp increase in volatility levels and several commodity and equity markets trading at new multi-year lows,” said the firm.
The Irish-listed fund is currently managing US$114 million in assets.
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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