Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jan 9 2009 | 12:44pm ET
Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes said today that it has temporarily suspended publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Convertible Arbitrage Strategy Benchmark, effective Jan. 2 until further notice.
Last month, DJ suspended publication of two other benchmarks, covering equity-market neutral and equity long/short strategies, leaving it with just three active benchmarks.
The decision to halt publication of the convertible arbitrage benchmark was made jointly by DJ and the investment manager of the managed-account platform that supports the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Strategy Benchmarks. DJ said the manager has taken steps to reduce the platform's exposure to the convertible arbitrage strategy and to reduce the number of managers on the platform that specialize in this strategy.
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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