Quant. Shop Offers Heady Long/Short Hedge Fund

Dec 17 2008 | 1:56am ET

Santa Monica, Calif-based MarketPsy has launched a quantitative hedge fund that incorporates psychology into its trading strategy. So far, the firm’s Long-Short Fund has outperformed its discretionary counterparts, returning 6.03% since inception in September.

MarketPsy’s fund, which focuses on U.S. mid- to large-cap names, profits from what it calls psychology-driven movements in equities prices.


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