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What External Hedge Funds Like and Dislike the Most

New York (HedgeCo.net) – We spend a considerable amount of time analyzing and reporting on what sectors the hedge funds on the HedgeCoVest platform like and don’t like. This past week, Credit Suisse released a report showing which sectors mutual funds, […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Index Up in July

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index was up 1.38% in July which was a nice recovery from the 2.05% loss for the month of June. The index, which was designed to represent the overall hedge […]

Active vs. Passive vs. Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the prominence of low-cost mutual funds and ETFs has grown over the last 30 to 40 years, so has the debate over whether passive management is better than active management heated up. Study after study […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index Down in April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta (CSLAB) was down 0.67% for the month of April. The index attempts to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry. Among the different strategies tracked, the Merger Arbitrage […]

Banks offering credit again in hedge fund land grab

Forbes – Prime brokers are offering hedge funds more credit at a lower cost in a desperate battle for market share, although the biggest hedge funds are reluctant to move away from brokers they consider safe. With the risk of […]

Hedge funds soar in ’09, most still in the red

The Boston Globe – Hedge funds are having their best year since 1998, yet most fund managers still are well below their peaks before the market’s meltdown last year, industry analysts said. Hedge fund assets rose 2.5 percent in July, […]

Long/short funds push back into markets

Financial Standard – Long/short hedge fund managers increased their net exposure to equity markets, allowing them to post positive returns last month, according to a replication index. The Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index, which replicates the performance of major […]

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication Suggests a Positive Month for Hedge Funds

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds continued to increase overall net exposures in July, enabling managers to capitalize on market upswings early in the month, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at […]

Credit Suisse Said to Hire BNP’s Randolph for Fund-Linked Sales

Bloomberg – Credit Suisse Group AG, the largest Swiss bank by market value, hired Trevor Randolph from BNP Paribas Securities as a senior sales executive for its fund- linked products unit, a person familiar with the matter said. Randolph, 36, […]

Halfway There: New Hedge Fund Research From Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Credit Suisse Tremont Index LLC released a new research piece, 1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There, a review of how hedge funds have repositioned themselves in the first half of 2009 to generate positive […]

1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There – Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Six months after their worst drawdown on record, hedge funds appear to be demonstrating stronger performance than in some previous recovery periods, such as during the Asian Currency Crisis and the Tech Bubble Burst events. […]

Insight Into June Hedge Fund Performance – Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity managers who maintained a cautious stance through the recent market run-up appeared to be positioned to profit as markets shifted from cyclicals to defensives in June. Overall, the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index […]

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