Tag Archives: losers


Hedge funds extend losing streak in November-data

Reuters – Hedge funds around the world extended their losses last month when the average portfolio declined 1.41 percent amid fresh stock market turmoil, data released on Friday shows. The average hedge fund lost 17.70 percent in the first 11 […]

Hedge fund “cowboys” damaging industry

Reuters UK – Hedge funds are suffering "tremendous" reputational damage because promises to make money whichever way markets move have not been fulfilled, although in the long run the industry will benefit from the shake-out, Veritas Asset Asset Management manager Ezra Sun […]

Alternative holdings sour for endowments, pensions

The Associated Press – College endowments and state pension funds plowed billions of dollars into hedge funds and private-equity investments as a way to balance their stock holdings, and for a time they got supercharged returns. Those days are over. […]

Alternative investments tank

Denver Post – College endowments and state pension funds that once plowed billions of dollars into hedge funds and private-equity investments as a way to balance their stock holdings officials are watching the value of their alternative investments shrink. So […]

Massachusetts regulator charges hedge fund manager

Reuters – Massachusetts’ top securities regulator on Monday charged a hedge fund manager, who promised to earn as much as 20 percent for his clients, with improperly soliciting investors. William Galvin, the state’s secretary of the commonwealth, said Michael Regan […]

Hedge Funds in Swaps Face Peril With Rising Junk Bond Defaults

Bloomberg – It’s Friday, March 14, and hedge fund adviser Tim Backshall is trying to stave off panic. Backshall sits in the Walnut Creek, California, office of his firm, Credit Derivatives Research LLC, at a U-shaped desk dominated by five […]

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