Tag Archives: replication


Hedge Fund Cloning – A Fourth Type of Replicator

Seeking Alpha – “You don’t want to be average; it’s not worth it, does nothing. In fact, it’s less that the market. The question is, ‘How do you get to be first quartile?’ If you can’t, it doesn’t matter what […]

Hedge fund replication index offers exposure to alternatives

Investment News – Seizing on an anticipated increase in demand for alternative investments, a Greenwich, Conn.-based firm has rolled out an investible hedge-fund-tracking index that offers liquidity and transparency. TrueBeta LLC’s index is designed to replicate the performance of the […]

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 […]

Can hedge funds be synthetically replicated?

Morningstar – A new breed of clone funds seeks to capture "alternative beta." It wasn’t long ago that hedge funds were on the very cutting edge of finance. Their pitch was simple: they could deliver pure alpha , rather than […]

IndexIQ Launches Second Hedge Fund Replication ETF: MCRO

Seeking Alpha – The second hedge fund replication ETF from IndexIQ began trading on Tuesday (6/09/09). According to the press release, the IQ Hedge Macro Tracker ETF (MCRO) seeks to deliver risk-adjusted return characteristics similar to macro and emerging-market style […]

A Novel Approach to Monitoring Hedge Fund Returns

Seekingalpha.com – In just about every action movie and TV show these days there is at least one scene where the hero asks one of his or her techies to “sharpen” a satellite image. Suddenly, what looked like a fuzzy […]

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