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Hedge Funds Down In October, S&P Up 2.32%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index lost -0.18% in October (+1.89% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +2.32% (+9.18% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +2.04% (+4.91% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +3.06% (+10.87% […]

Highlights From The November 2014 Eurekahedge Report

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are up 3.45% year-to-date with roughly 18% of funds boasting double digit returns for the year, half the number for the same period last year, Eurekahedge reports today. Total net asset flows for 2014 […]

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Down 0.80% in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished down 0.80% for the month of October. Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. September, October and YTD 2014 performance numbers […]

Sandell Hedge Fund Sends Activist Letter To TransCanada

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge fund Sandell Asset Management is taking on oil giant TransCanada, requesting a spinoff of its energy sector and urging the company to take advantage of a low tax paying affiliate. “Although we are excited […]

Hedge Fund Trends For 2015: Cybersecurity, Branding, Big Data

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Hedge fund founders, CEOs, COOs and CTOs got together to discuss the critical operational issues and trends that will impact hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles in 2015. The 9th annual Gravitas Trends thought leadership event, […]

Hedge Funds Care / Help for Children Canada Gala Raises Nearly C$200,000

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Well over 200 Canadian hedge fund and financial services industry professionals and supporters gathered at the Spoke Club in Toronto November 4 for the 11th annual “Open Your Hearts to the Children Gala.” The special fundraising […]

Hedge Fund Net Flows Advance 0.74% In November

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for October 2014 measured -0.81%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.74% in November. “Net flows were positive […]

Hedge Fund Specialist Joins the New York Institute of Finance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The New York Institute of Finance has a new a faculty member, Karl D’Cunha, a specialist in hedge funds, valuation, capital markets, FINRA, emerging markets, and corporate finance. He joins as Senior Managing Director. “The financial […]

Hedge Funds Down Six Months In A Row, Asia ex-Japan Out-Performs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CTA/managed futures strategies were the top gainer during October, gaining 0.26% and maintaining their lead over all other strategies with year-to-date returns of 6.30%. Hedge funds posted their second consecutive month of negative returns in October […]

California Hedge Fund Founder Denied Re-Trial

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – San Francisco hedge fund founder Doug Whitman has been denied a new trial on his insider trading case which earned him two years in jail, the WSJ reports. Whitman was sentenced in January 2013 after a […]

Hedge Funds Redeem $5.1 Billion in September

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund industry redeemed $5.1 billion (0.2% of assets) in September, BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reports, making it the largest outflow since December 2013 and only the second outflow this year. “Hedge fund inflows slowed […]

UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index Down -0.29% in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The UCITS HFS Index continues its erratic performance and reports a loss of -0.29% in October 2014. The broad index started off negatively with a loss of -0.92% after the first full week of trading. The […]

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