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Oct 26 2006 | 6:38am ET
Hedge fund investors seeing the best returns this year are in special situations, emerging markets and statistical arbitrage funds, according to Hedgefund.net’s indices.
Those three strategies are up, on average, 14.98%, 11.79% and 10.28% on the year. Overall, 10 HFN averages are beating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index – which rose 2.58% in September to hit 8.53% on the year – in 2006. The others are small/micro-cap, healthcare, convertible arbitrage, distressed, value, merger/risk arbitrage and finance.
On the other side, according to HFN, global macro and long/short equity have not been so lucky.
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…
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