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Despite Whipsaw Market, Models Continue to Outperform

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Stocks had a strange week last week with big down days on Tuesday and Wednesday, but then the losses were erased on Thursday and Friday. Part of the reason for the whipsaw move was due to […]

Models Hold Their Own Amidst Selling

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Last week saw selling hit the overall market, especially on Friday. In fact, if not for Friday’s big selloff, the indices would have gained ground on the week. Earnings were a mixed bag for the most part, […]

Salus Alpha Directional Market Funds Outperform

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Salus Alpha (SA) announced that their fund, ‘The Salus Alpha Directional Markets’ stood out from its peers in the Managed Futures space due to its unique approach. The majority of the managed futures funds, SA […]

Fund managers eye hedge fund stress tests

Reuters – Fund managers need to stress-test worst-case scenarios more rigorously before investing in hedge funds, industry participants at a hedge fund conference said on Thursday. Many existing stress tests, used to gauge how funds will perform in extreme market […]

Battered hedge funds face difficult 2009

Daily Herald – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering "absolute returns" – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with eye-popping […]

How to run a hedge fund from your dorm room

North by Northwestern – By the start of his 9 a.m. class, Weinberg freshman Brian Levin has begun watching his investments. When the markets open, he checks his models to try to predict what will happen in the markets, and […]

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