Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jul 23 2009 | 2:24am ET
Rangeley Capital certainly had a quarter for the ages.
The two-and-a-half-year-old event-driven hedge fund soared 50.8% in the second quarter, the firm said in its first-half update to investors. And it needed to: Rangeley erased its first-quarter losses, and finished the first six months of the year up 15.7%, well above the average hedge fund, according to several hedge fund indices.
New Canaan, Conn.-based Rangeley was founded by former Mangan & McColl Partners analyst Christopher DeMuth, and launched its hedge fund in January 2007.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...