Friday, 19 September 2014
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Jan 4 2007 | 11:24am ET
If your hedge fund manager offered you a 10% return for 2007 right now, would you take it? If Citigroup Alternative Investments is right, it might not be such a bad bet.
In a note, the group predicts that hedge funds will average 10% returns after fees, Reuters reports, better than most indices did last year, but trailing the Standard & Poor’s 500’s 13.6% return.
“The significant capital in the hand of private equity funds should be supportive for event-driven and merger-focused managers,” fund of hedge funds chief investment officer Ray Nolte wrote. Citigroup recommends long/short, global macro, managed futures and relative-value arbitrage strategies, as well.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.